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Broadcom Offers Ultra HD Set-Top Box to Korean Households - Analyst Blog

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Leading semiconductor solutions provider Broadcom CorpBRCM announced that KT Skylife - a premier satellite broadcast provider in South Korea, has created an Ultra HD set-top box built on its single chip - the BCM7376. This will enable the broadcaster to deliver a unique and extraordinary viewing experience to its subscribers.

Broadcom is focused on innovating technologies related to connectivity, bandwidth and content, which enable it to capture a sizeable market share. The new chip, BCM7376, helps users to view Ultra HD content on multiple devices. The combination of improved picture quality and clarity is ideal for viewing major events. A leading player in the industry, Broadcom is committed to support customer requirements and drive new opportunities for the expansion of Ultra HD content.

The new 4K set-top box delivers three new ultra HD channels to its South Korean subscribers. Broadcom's fully integrated Ultra-HD solution combines dual full-band capture front ends with a 4K display leading to lower development costs. The service providers with limited broadband capacity also stand to gain by leveraging on the higher bandwidth efficiency to expand their video subscriber base by deploying Ultra HD set-top boxes.

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 #1 (Strong Buy) Other stocks that look promising and are worth a look include Ebix Inc EBIX , Lionbridge Technologies Inc LIOX and LogMeIn, Inc LOGM , each carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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