Broadcom Powers New Comcast X1 Cloud-based TV Experience

           Broadcom Powers New Comcast X1 Cloud-based TV Experience

Delivers Powerful, Interactive and Personalized Multi-screen Experience

News Highlights:

-Features Broadcom's HD MoCA-integrated connected home STB technology

-Delivers Comcast AnyRoom DVR with interactive, personalized and social
multi-screen TV experience

-Demonstrates Comcast's first deployment of the RDK on a hybrid client device

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 CES International – Broadcom
Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor
solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Comcast
has chosen its connected home set-top box (STB) technology for use in the
RNG150N interactive STB now shipping to subscribers. Based on the Broadcom
BCM7125 system-on-a-chip (SoC) and running Comcast Reference Design Kit (RDK)
version 1.1, the Comcast RNG150N STB powers the latest in interactive HDTV
programming, connectivity, whole-home media distribution and advanced 3D user
interfaces. Learn how Broadcom® innovation is enabling the Connected Life at
home, at work, and on-the-go at Broadcom@CES.

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"Broadcom's integration capability accelerates the design and deployment of
powerful new connected home devices, maximizing the potential of our RDK,"
said Steve Reynolds, Senior Vice President of Premises Technology for Comcast.
"We are committed to delivering rich, interactive and whole-home connected TV
experiences and the RNG150N gives our subscribers a powerful new way to enjoy
TV."

Key Features of Broadcom's BCM7125 STB SoC:

  oIntegrates five different major STB functions into one device while
    achieving power savings and reduced footprint and including a full DOCSIS
    cable modem, MPEG 4 HD decoder, MoCA® 1.1 modem, 1GHz tuners and 3D
    graphics.
  oSupports video-on-demand (VoD), IP video streaming, and integration of the
    X1 user interface (UI) system with social networking, personalization and
    fast search.
  oFeatures configuration option to run the X1 UI as a client device
    connected to an XG1DVR server. This provides greater deployment
    flexibility for Comcast to deliver the X1 AnyRoom DVR service to
    subscribers.

"Powered by Broadcom, the deployment of the RNG150N demonstrates a long-term
commitment with Comcast to deliver even more interactive and rich multi-screen
TV entertainment experiences," said Dan Marotta, Broadcom Executive Vice
President and General Manager, Broadband Communications Group. "Our highly
integrated and high performing technology simplifies device development to
bring new services to subscribers and pave the way for the cable industry's
IPTV transition."

Availability

Broadcom is currently shipping the MoCA-integratedBCM7125single-chip,
multi-format HD DOCSIS® 2.0 compatible silicon solution in high volume
production.

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About Broadcom
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a FORTUNE 500® company, is a global
leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless
communications. Broadcom® products seamlessly deliver voice, video, data and
multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments. With the
industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and
embedded software solutions, Broadcom is changing the world by Connecting
everything®. For more information, go to www.broadcom.com.

Broadcom®, the pulse logo, Connecting everything®, the Connecting everything
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owners.

Contacts

Press                    Investors

Dana Brzozkiewicz        Chris Zegarelli

Public Relations Manager Senior Director, Investor Relations

949-926-6367             949-926-7567

danabrz@broadcom.com     czegarel@broadcom.com

SOURCE Broadcom Corporation; BRCM Broadband

Website: http://www.broadcom.com
 
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