Press Release

Broadcom Q3 Earnings Conference Call

                          Thursday, October 17, 2002

                  4:45 pm Eastern Time; 1:45 pm Pacific Time

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), the leading provider of integrated circuits enabling broadband communications, will conduct a conference call with analysts and investors following the release of its third quarter 2002 earnings on Thursday, October 17, 2002. The conference call will be conducted by Dr. Henry T. Nicholas III, President and Chief Executive Officer, and William J. Ruehle, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

The conference call will be webcast over the Internet. To listen to the call, please visit the Investor Information section of the Broadcom web site at www.broadcom.com/investor . The webcast will be recorded and available until 5:00 pm Pacific Time on Thursday, October 24th.

After the close of market on October 17, and prior to the conference call, we will distribute a copy of the press release via PR Newswire. The text of the press release will also be available on Broadcom's web site.

Broadcom Business Press Contact

Bill Blanning

Sr. Director Corporate Communications

949-585-5555

blanning@broadcom.com

Broadcom Investor Relations Contact

Nick Kormeluk

Director of Investor Relations

949-585-5663

nickk@broadcom.com SOURCE Broadcom Corporation

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/CONTACT: Business Press, Bill Blanning, Sr. Director Corporate Communications, +1-949-585-5555, blanning@broadcom.com, or Investor Relations, Nick Kormeluk, Director of Investor Relations, +1-949-585-5663, nickk@broadcom.com, both of Broadcom Corporation/

/Web site: http://www.broadcom.com/investor /

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