Dual-Channel Front-End DOCSIS® 2.0+ Set-top Box (STB) IC with Channel Bonding

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The Broadcom® BCM3252 T IP Video Pipeline IC provides an integrated front-end solution for high-end Set-top Boxes (STBs).
Broadcom's BCM3252 provides a solution for the interactive DOCSIS® 2.0+, DSG high-definition AVC Set-top Boxes. The BCM3252 includes an integrated high-performance processor to address the tasks of DOCSIS 2.0+, channel-bonding resequencing, and network protocols such as TCP/IP, UPnP and IPv6. The BCM3252 is both DOCSIS- and EuroDOCSIS™ certified.


  • Complete front-end solution for Set-top Box products
  • Dual-QAM in-band demodulators
  • Out-of-Band (OOB) demodulator for support of DVS-178 and DVS-167
  • Supports IP video data rates at up to 80 Mb/s, allowing for future transition to an all-IP network


  • Set-Top Boxes
  • IPTV

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