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Broadcom Expands C-DOCSIS® Adoption with Chinese OEMs, ODMs and Cable Operators

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Broadcom Expands C-DOCSIS® Adoption with Chinese OEMs, ODMs and Cable Operators08:00 EDT Thursday, March 21, 2013SumaVision and ZTE Leverage C-DOCSIS Architecture to Provide Fast, Reliable and Interactive Television, Internet and Telecommunication ServicesBEIJING, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Content Broadcasting Network --News Highlights:OEM and ODM momentum for products that support converged television, broadband Internet and telecommunications services in China with Broadcom's C-DOCSIS technology Operators begin mass deployment of C-DOCSIS EoC terminal products for improved quality of service to Chinese consumers Drives new services and applications including IPTVBroadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that two top Chinese equipment manufacturers ? SumaVision and ZTE ? have adopted Broadcom's C-Data over Cable Interface Standard (C-DOCSIS) Ethernet over Coax (EoC) technology to design products supporting converged services for Internet, television and telecommunications in China. Broadcom and these leading OEMs will demonstrate their new home networking products at the 2013 China Content Broadcasting Network (CCBN) Exhibition in Beijing from March 21-23, 2013. For more news, visit www.broadcom.com. Broadcom's C-DOCSIS EoC cable TV architecture is a complete chipset and software solution that includes Coax Media Converter (CMC), DOCSIS 2.0 & 3.0 cable modem, and set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) devices. Chinese OEMs are developing products leveraging this turnkey hardware and software package for products that can support a broadband speed of 1 Gbps. C-DOCSIS EoC cable TV architecture is also paving the way for Chinese operators to provide reliable, fast and interactive triple play network for end users. Among the Chinese operators that have already begun mass deployment of C-DOCSIS EoC terminal products are Zhejiang Wasu Digital TV Media Group, Jiangsu Broadcasting Cable Information Network Corporation Limited Nanjing Branch, Jiangsu Kunshan Information Hub Network Technology Co., Ltd. and Inner Mongolia Radio & TV Network Co., Ltd."We are working with China's leading equipment manufacturers including SumaVision and ZTE to support China's Next Generation Broadcast initiative," said Ernie Bahm, Broadcom's senior marketing director for head-end products. "Broadcom's coordination with these major OEMs will help promote adoption of C-DOCSIS technology among Chinese cable TV operators, and provide solutions which meet the worldwide mainstream technical development trend to accelerate the convergence of three networks in China.""SumaVision is working with Broadcom on technology that supports China's Next Generation Broadcast initiative," said Mr. RU JiGang, GM, TopVision, SumaVision. "SumaVision's product offerings with Broadcom's chipsets and software allow us to provide high-performance equipment for a quality customer experience.""We believe that C-DOCSIS will be successful in China," said Mr. Zhu Yongxing, General Manager of Access Network, ZTE. "The cooperation between Broadcom and ZTE will promote the C-DOCSIS technology to the global market."Product DetailsSumaVision/TopVision's CC8800 series product is the first C-DOCSIS product certified by the wired institute of SARFT, which has been commercially used in several provincial and municipal wired network companies. CC8800 series products provide 800Mbps downlink rate, 160Mbps uplink rate, and support 64-channel 10Mbps bitrate IPTV service, VoD signaling, Internet data, voice communication, video communication.ZTE's ZXA10 EC9026 is an outdoor C-DOCSIS EoC product that supports multi-services, such as Internet, VoD and VoIP, for home users with up to 800Mbps bandwidth (16 DS CHs bonding) and GE/GPON/EPON/10GEPON uplink options.  The major benefits of the product include suitability for legacy networks, optimal deployments, simplified maintenance and easy network management. AvailabilityBroadcom's C-DOCSIS solutions are currently in volume production.For ongoing Broadcom news visit our Newsroom, read our B-Connected Blog, or visit us on Facebook , Twitter or Sina Weibo. And to stay connected, subscribe to our RSS Feed.About BroadcomBroadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a FORTUNE 500® company, is a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom® products seamlessly deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments.  With the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and embedded software solutions, Broadcom is changing the world by connecting everything®.  For more information, go to www.broadcom.com.Broadcom®, the pulse logo, Connecting everything® and the Connecting everything logo are among the trademarks of Broadcom Corporation and/or its affiliates in the United States, certain other countries and/or the EU.  Any other trademarks or trade names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.Press ContactsInvestorsIsa LoundonChris ZegarelliManager, Public RelationsSenior Director, Investor Relations408-922-7877949-926-7567isa@broadcom.comczegarel@broadcom.comSOURCE Broadcom Corporation; BRCM Broadband