Leading semiconductor solutions provider
) high definition (HD) set-top box system-on-chip (SoC) was
recently selected by Chinese cable network services provider
Inspur Group to deliver cost-effective cable services to its
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Broadcom's BCM7583 HD SoC will be the first deployment by the
semiconductor company in the growing Chinese market. Broadcom's
satellite set-top boxes consume less power and enhance the
overall experience of the subscribers. The integrated full band
provides advanced remote diagnostics which help operators to
The cost-optimized system on chips deliver advanced multi-tuner
experiences for cable systems globally. It helps cable operators
to offer both broadband Internet access and video on demand
services. Broadcom's business is expected to expand on the back
of growing volume of television content and interactive services
available for home entertainment.
Analysts expect the Asia Pacific region to add 420 million new
pay TV households by 2018 and the largest telecom operators in
China are actively deploying technologies to deliver these
services in key markets.
Broadcom continues to drive innovation and engineering excellence
across a broad range of communication end markets to help its
customers enhance device performance and improve overall power
efficiency. This innovative technology related to connectivity,
bandwidth and content enables the company to capture a sizeable
Based in Irvine, CA, Broadcom is engaged in designing and
marketing semiconductor components of network voice, video, and
data traffic for various applications.
Broadcom currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Other stocks that
look promising and are worth a look in the industry include
), both carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and
Allot Communications Ltd
) carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).