Communications Processor for Residential Routers/Gateways

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The BCM47094 is used in Broadcom’s second-generation XStream platform.
The BCM47094 host communications processor, coupled with the BCM4366 wi-fi SoC, enables a new class of 5.4Gb/s (AC5400) wi-fi routers. Designed to support homes with multiple streaming devices, including Ultra HD content, the platform comes equipped with 8 stream 5G WiFi MU-MIMO support, zero wait dynamic frequency selection (DFS), Dual 1.4GHz Cortex A9, Network Hardware acceleration engines, 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports and peripherals to provide a complete router solution.


  • Tri-band (Xstream) AC5400 router support with three BCM4366 4x4 radios
  • Dual 1.4GHz Cortex A9 CPU
  • Network hardware acceleration, Layer 2 switch and flow control
  • Integrated 5 port 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Ethernet transceivers USB3.0, offering >100MB/s Data rates
  • RGMII expander ports


  • 802.11 Wireless LAN Solutions
  • Access Points
  • Carrier Access Products
  • Routers
  • Wireless Routers

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Market Segment Wi-Fi for Service Provider Gateway


64 bit Quad-Core ARM v8 compliant Processor for Enterprise Access Point Applications