) recently announced new industry-leading chipsets that enable
operators and Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to
introduce UltraHD subscriber hardware and content. The new cable
and satellite system on chip (SoC) add support to latest video
Broadcom is focused on innovating technologies related to
connectivity, bandwidth and content, which enable it to capture a
sizeable market share. These new set-top box (STB) devices
integrate support for advanced high-efficiency video codec (HEVC)
standard H.265 that allows existing data networks to better
utilize the higher throughput required for Ultra HD content.
As a leading player in the industry, Broadcom is committed to
support customer requirements and drive new opportunities for the
introduction and expansion of multi-screen and multi-headed
services. The service providers with limited broadband capacity
also stand to gain by leveraging the higher bandwidth efficiency
and thereby expanding their video subscriber base by deploying
HEVC-enabled set-top boxes.
Broadcom is well placed in the fast-growing wired and wireless
communications markets, with cutting-edge solutions for a growing
number of connected users, who are demanding more content and
Based in Irvine, CA, Broadcom is engaged in designing and
marketing semiconductor components of network voice, video and
data traffic for various applications. The company continues to
drive innovation and engineering excellence across a broad range
of communication end markets to help its customers enhance device
performance and overall efficiency.
Broadcom currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). Other stocks
that look promising and are worth a look in the industry include
Nitto Denko Corp.
), carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy),
Cypress Semiconductor Corp.
TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc
), both carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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