Broadcom® Technology Powers the Hottest Products at International CES 2011


Latest 3DTV Set-Top Boxes, Internet-connected TVs, Smartphones, Tablets and Other Popular Devices Will Be Showcased at Broadcom's CES Booth

LAS VEGAS, -- International CES -- Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2011, Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it will showcase a variety of new technologies for digital video, wireless and mobile communications devices at this week's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

These new technologies promise to advance the concept of a fully connected digital lifestyle. Broadcom® technology is designed to enhance the way consumers use their electronic devices to share digital content in and outside of the home, and the demonstrations at CES will touch all facets of the wired and wireless connectivity ecosystem.

"Whether it's a tablet, smartphone or Internet-connected HDTV, the most popular consumer electronics products in the market today all have one thing in common: they are powered by Broadcom technology," said Scott McGregor, President and CEO of Broadcom Corporation. "Broadcom technology touches millions of people every day and our solutions are enabling many of the most popular consumer electronics products available to connect to the Internet and with each other. Accessing the Internet from anywhere at any time and streaming and sharing content among multiple devices are driving consumers' desire for ubiquitous connectivity. No other company is as well positioned as Broadcom to enable the connected ecosystem and our technology on display at CES will showcase the latest advances and innovative features in a wide array of consumer electronics products."

Broadcom will preview a wide range of consumer technologies at the company's private suite at CES, located in Meeting Room 25469MP, South Hall 2/Lower Level, in the Las Vegas Convention Center. The products and technologies to be previewed at CES include:

Home Connectivity: Broadcom delivers the next generation full resolution 3DTV Internet connected home ecosystem, accelerating the delivery of Internet apps, content and services to connected devices. Broadcom's connected home platforms feature high performance processing, full resolution 3DTV support and whole-home connectivity. As service providers expand their connected home networks, Broadcom's connected home portfolio supports the most popular industry specifications including Bluetooth®, Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA®), Ethernet, Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®), powerline networking, RVU Remote User Interface (RUI) technology, and Wi-Fi®, on multiple devices including set-top boxes (STBs), HDTVs, tablets, Blu-ray Disc® players and routers. This gives users multiple options for accessing and streaming Internet, OTT and user-generated HD and 3DTV content throughout the home and beyond.

Wireless Convergence: Broadcom is bringing Wi-Fi and Bluetooth into a multitude of consumer electronics devices, from PCs and home networking gear, to smartphones, televisions, netbooks, Blu-ray Disc players, tablets and video equipment with demonstrations including the latest high-speed, power-efficient Bluetooth for 3D glasses, and the ability to intelligently navigate TV content using a QWERTY keyboard. Also demonstrated will be Broadcom's dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi SoC solution for high definition digital TV systems, providing users with seamless access to media-rich online content while enabling wireless HD video sharing.

Tablets: Powered by Broadcom's Persona® IP Communication family, these breakthrough systems offer advanced connectivity and high-end functionality enabled and demonstrated via Broadcom's industry-leading Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, and NFC solutions, enabling OEMs to efficiently add best-in-class wireless technologies and expanded functionality for next generation tablets.

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a major technology innovator and global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment. We provide the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and software solutions to manufacturers of computing and networking equipment, digital entertainment and broadband access products, and mobile devices. These solutions support our core mission: Connecting everything®.

Broadcom, one of the world's largest fabless communications semiconductor companies, with 2009 revenue of $4.49 billion, holds more than 4,500 U.S. and 1,800 foreign patents, and has more than 7,800 additional pending patent applications, and one of the broadest intellectual property portfolios addressing both wired and wireless transmission of voice, video, data and multimedia.

A FORTUNE 500® company, Broadcom is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and has offices and research facilities in North America, Asia and Europe. Broadcom may be contacted at +1.949.926.5000 or at www.broadcom.com.

Broadcom®, the pulse logo, Connecting everything®, the Connecting everything logo and Persona® are among the trademarks of Broadcom Corporation and/or its affiliates in the United States, certain other countries and/or the EU. Any other trademarks or trade names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Trade Press, Dana Brzozkiewicz, Senior Public Relations Representative, +1-949-926-6367, danabrz@broadcom.com

Web Site: www.broadcom.co

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