A premier semiconductor solutions provider for wired and
-- Broadcom Corporation
) - recently signed a deal with IndusInd Media &
Communications Ltd (IMCL), one of the largest cable operators in
India, to provide integrated system-on-a-chip (SoC) technology
with integrated silicon tuner in new set-top boxes (STB) to
facilitate standard definition (SD) digitized services for the
emerging cable market in the country.
The BCM7013 devices by Broadcom features tested, high performance
DVB-C cable tuner that is competent to meet the challenging RF
(radio frequency) requirements for India's cable networks.
Broadcom continues to deliver innovation and technological
excellence to subscribers and enable cable operators to migrate
from analog to digital services and help them to enhance device
performance and cut down costs
Broadcom's devices enable IMCL to offer cost-efficient STBs with
new capabilities such as Digital Video Recording (DVR) in USB
drives, enhanced volume leveling and fast channel change
acceleration for enhanced consumer experiences. The new
technology is well suited to provide unmatched picture
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
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Based in Irvine, CA, Broadcom is engaged in designing and
marketing semiconductor components of network voice, video, and
data traffic for various applications. Broadcom provides a
portfolio of SoC and software solutions to manufacturers of
computing and networking equipment, digital entertainment and
broadband access products, and mobile devices.
The company faces intense competition from other players in the
industry, which include formidable names such as
Juniper Networks, Inc
DSP Group Inc
Broadcom currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). One of its
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
) carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).