Leading semiconductor solutions provider
) high-efficiency video codec (HEVC)-enabled system-on-chip (SoC)
technology received a big boost when global telecommunications
provider Telefonica selected it to deliver Ultra High Definition
(Ultra HD) Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) broadcasts.
Broadcom is focused on innovating technologies related to
connectivity, bandwidth and content, which enable it to capture a
sizeable market share. The SoC technology powered with HEVC will
facilitate the transmission of 4K content by reducing bandwidth
usage by 50%.
The service providers with limited broadband capacity also stand
to gain by leveraging the higher bandwidth efficiency and thereby
expanding their video subscriber base. The SoC technology enables
efficient operator content delivery for increased footprint, higher
resolution and/or additional channels. It also offers crystal clear
and lifelike picture quality to enhance the TV viewing experience
of the subscribers globally.
Broadcom is a premier semiconductor manufacturer in the
fast-growing wired and wireless communications markets. The company
has cutting-edge solutions for a growing number of connected users
who are demanding more content and bandwidth.
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
Broadcom currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Other stocks that
look promising and are worth a look in the industry include
TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (
) and Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (
), both carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and DSP Group Inc. (
), carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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