( BRCM) aunched the industry's first System-on-a-Chip (SoC)
devices with the potential of 5G WiFi.
These chips enable fastest and most reliable Gigabit
connectivity for home and small/medium business (SMB) networks.
These new SoCs from Broadcom combine a high performance
processor, Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switch, GbE physical layer
transceivers (PHYs), USB 3.0 and traffic accelerators all on a
Broadcom is well positioned in the fast-growing wired and
wireless communications markets, and provides cutting-edge
solutions for a growing number of connected users, who are
demanding more content and bandwidth.
These chips will complement the company's full line of 5G
WiFi 802.11ac solutions. With the ever-growing demand for wireless
connectivity ubiquitously, there is increasing reliance on wireless
networks, which in turn, stresses the legacy 802.11a/b/g/n
networks. The new 5G WiFi enables mobile device users to stream
digital content between devices faster, and simultaneously connect
more wireless devices to home and enterprise networks, while
conserving battery power.
Skyworks Solutions Inc.
) announced that it commenced volume production of several high
performance RF solutions, which are expected to
support Broadcom's 5G WiFi chips. These also include minicards
for access points, routers and customer premise equipment.
Skyworks is optimistic about its partner Broadcom's
revolutionary wireless technology given its ubiquitous presence.
Consumers now want high-definition video at high speed on multiple
devices, anywhere and everywhere in the house - be it TV, or
getting transferred to tablets and smartphones. In order to address
this demand, Broadcom is actively working with Skyworks to create
5G WiFi products of the best capability.
We continue to maintain a Neutral recommendation on Broadcom
Corporation. Our recommendation is supported by a Zacks #3 Rank,
which translates into a short-term rating of Hold.
BROADCOM CORP-A (BRCM): Free Stock Analysis
SKYWORKS SOLUTN (SWKS): Free Stock Analysis
To read this article on Zacks.com click here.