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5G WiFi Wave 2 solutions target cloud WLAN markets

A family of 5G WiFi Wave 2 solutions, designed to deliver the quality, reliability and capacity required for all segments of the enterprise and cloud WLAN markets, has been released by Broadcom. The solutions include the BCM43465, a 4x4 11ac MU-MIMO, and the BCM43525, a 3x3 11ac MU-MIMO. 
30th April 2015

Small cell SoCs with CA enhance high-speed 4G LTE

Broadcom has announced that SK Telecom, Korea's largest telecommunications company, has selected Broadcom's latest small cell SoC devices with carrier aggregation technology to enhance its high-speed 4G LTE services. By leveraging Broadcom's advanced small cell SoC features, SK Telecom can significantly increase overall throughput and extend network coverage and capacity.
5th March 2015

Small cell SoCs enhance 4G LTE wireless broadband services

KT (formerly Korea Telecom), a Korean telecomms and internet company, has successfully deployed Broadcom's small cell SoC devices to enhance its high speed 4G LTE wireless broadband services. KT completed deployment and verification of its Broadcom-enabled small cells for commercial outdoor environments this quarter and plans to expand services to indoor residential locations in the second quarter of 2015. 
5th March 2015

WiFi combo chip features Real Simultaneous Dual Band support

A 5G WiFi 2x2 MIMO combo chip, which is claimed to be the industry’s first with Real Simultaneous Dual Band (RSDB) support for mobile devices, has been released by Broadcom. The BCM4359 enables devices to transmit and receive over two bands simultaneously, delivering an improved experience to highly connected, multi-tasking users. 
3rd March 2015

SoCs boost existing microwave backhaul infrastructure

SoCs boost existing microwave backhaul infrastructure
Broadcom has introduced two SoC devices to provide mobile access carriers with industry-leading capacity and spectral efficiency to boost existing microwave backhaul infrastructure. The SoCs are the first to deliver 5Gb/s speeds and deliver a fourfold increase in spectral efficiency of 48bps/Hz. Broadcom will showcase its innovations for the mobile and carrier ecosystem at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 2nd to 5th March.
26th February 2015

Smartwatch platform reduces power consumption

Broadcom has introduced a smartwatch platform that reduces power consumption for Android Wear devices. The platform offers OEMs more features, including GPS with sensor hub processing and wireless charging support. Broadcom will showcase its innovations for the mobile and carrier ecosystem at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, 2nd to 5th March.
26th February 2015

Audio platform powers Google Cast Ready wireless speakers

Denon Electronics has selected the Broadcom high-end audio platform to power a line of HEOS Google Cast Ready multi-room wireless speakers. Google Cast allows users to cast their favourite music apps via any Android or iOS mobile device and their home WiFi network. This announcement coincides with Google's introduction of Google Cast for audio.
7th January 2015

HEVC set-top box SoC devices fit compact HDMI stick

HEVC set-top box SoC devices fit compact HDMI stick
Broadcom has introduced the world's first HEVC Set-Top Box (STB) SoC devices with integrated MHL 2.0. Broadcom's BCM7250 and BCM72502 chips bring full-featured set-top box functionality to compact HDMI stick and popular streaming media player box formats, allowing carriers to deliver services wirelessly anywhere in the home, while taking up less space and with fewer wires with MHL powering.
7th January 2015

802.11ac Wave 2 WiFi chip/SoC portfolio is expanded

802.11ac Wave 2 WiFi chip/SoC portfolio is expanded
Targeting manufacturers of high performance and mass market retail routers, wireless cable/DSL/PON gateways and Set-Top Boxes (STBs), Broadcom has announced an expanded portfolio of 5G WiFi chips and SoC devices. The 802.11ac offerings enable OEMs to design products to meet growing consumer demand for streaming HD content wirelessly across multiple devices in the home.
6th January 2015

Tap-to-connect NFC chip simplifies mobile connectivity

An automotive-grade NFC chip, which features tap-to-connect technology, has been introduced by Broadcom. The BCM89095 simplifies the set-up process for mobile device connectivity within the vehicle and enables convenience applications such as keyless entry and vehicle settings. 
5th January 2015

GPS-enabled satellite OutDoor Unit is a 'world first'

A GPS-enabled satellite OutDoor Unit (ODU) device, claimed to be a world first, has been released by Broadcom. To allow operators to better track the location of subscriber equipment and pinpoint subscriber's service issues in the home, the solution combines the company's BCM4551 satellite TV device with its BCM4771 GPS receiver.
17th December 2014

PHYs offer 10G coding strength at 2.5G & 5G speeds

Supporting 2.5G and 5G Ethernet speeds, the BCM8486X series of PHYs has been released by Broadcom. Without disrupting existing cabling infrastructure, the next-gen devices provide a faster data rate over Gigabit Ethernet. According to the company, the PHYs also offer the lowest BOM, cost and power consumption on the market.
16th December 2014

Add tap-to-activate capabilities to IoT devices

Broadcom has integrated NFC into its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) SDK, expanding its range of IoT devices. The set-up process between mobile and smart devices is simplified by the WICED SDK with NFC.
4th December 2014

Low-power hub supports multiple GNSS systems

Broadcom has announced the industry's first GNSS location hub that supports Galileo, a global satellite system being built by the European Union. The Broadcom BCM4774 simultaneously supports Galileo, GPS, GLONASS, SBAS, QZSS and BeiDou satellite systems.
2nd December 2014

Broadcom Creates Network of More Than 40 Channel Partners to Serve Accelerating IoT and Ethernet Markets

Broadcom Creates Network of More Than 40 Channel Partners to Serve Accelerating IoT and Ethernet Markets
Broadcom Corporation today announced the addition of more than 40 channel partners, optimized to serve the expanding Internet of Things (IoT) and high volume Ethernet IC markets. The company's new scalable sales model provides the structure and broad ecosystem needed to meet increasing demand from thousands of developers seeking access to its growing portfolio of mass market products.
11th November 2014

DSL gateway device enables Gigabit-class services to home

Global telephone companies will be able to deliver Gigabit-class services to subscribers with Broadcom’s capabilities for its BCM63138 gateway SoC. The new digital subscriber line (DSL) standard, capable of supporting data rates in excess of 1Gbps with 106 MHz spectrum augments Broadcom's telecom access portfolio.
21st October 2014

Chip provides intelligent location technology

Enabling always-on location applications for mobile devices, Broadcom has introduced a GNSS and sensor hub combo chip. By integrating the GNSS chip and sensor hub into a single combo chip, the BCM4773 minimises battery loss and provides mobile devices with intelligent location technology. 
12th September 2014

WiFi 2x2 MIMO combo chip targets high-end smartphones

A 5G WiFi 2x2 MIMO combo chip for mobile devices, claimed to be the industry's most powerful, has been released by Broadcom. According to the company, the BCM4358 enables OEMs to design high-end smartphones and tablets with twice the WiFi performance.
4th September 2014

IoT prototyping kit aims to decrease time-to-market

To enable developers to rapidly prototype ideas and concepts for IoT devices and applications, Broadcom has introduced a development kit. The Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) Sense kit is an all-in-one IoT prototyping kit that includes the company's Bluetooth Smart chip, five MEMS and a software stack that is Bluetooth 4.1 compatible.
28th August 2014

WiFi technology utilised for smartphone-controlled thermostat

Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED), WiFi technology from Boradcom, has been selected by Netatmo for it's smartphone-controlled thermostat. Using the WICED WiFi technology, the thermostat syncs with a free smartphone app which provides users with control of home temperatures. 
20th August 2014

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