Femtocell and Small Cell Base Station Chip with Integrated RF and Baseband Modem

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The BCM61630 single-chip device boosts data speeds to home-based 3G femtocells.
Broadcom’s BCM61630 is a highly integrated digital baseband processor and RF transceiver designed for 3G femtocell residential access points. The System on a Chip (SoC) provides mobile operator OEMs and ODMs with a powerful, low-cost, power-efficient device to support small-cell strategies and meet growing mobile traffic demands. Embedding a high-speed CPU and Broadcom's field-proven Layer 1 modem and peripherals, these devices provide a complete low-power, single-chip solution for residential and small-enterprise 3G small-cell deployments.


  • Highly integrated CMOS device
  • Second generation in Broadcom's line of WCDMA femtocell access point SoCs
  • High HSPA data rates with maximum throughput at up to 21.6 Mb/s
  • Advanced SON and sniffing capabilities without addition of external components
  • Highly integrated multiband RF and soft GPS receiver enable ultra-low power3 and lowest-cost bill of materials
  • USIM Interface


  • Small Cell

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