Marvell Empowers NETGEAR's Newest Entrance into the Smart TV Market With the Roll-out of NETGEAR's NeoTV PRIME with Google TV

 Marvell Empowers NETGEAR's Newest Entrance into the Smart TV Market With the
               Roll-out of NETGEAR's NeoTV PRIME with Google TV

Marvell's award-winning ARMADA 1500 Series SoC platform expands NETGEAR's
product portfolio to deliver Smart devices for the new era of the digital

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013

LAS VEGAS and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell
(Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced that the award-winning Marvell® ARMADA®^1500
series System-on-Chip (SoC) platform (88DE3100) will power the NeoTV PRIME
with Google TV from NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking
company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service
providers. By integrating high-performance Smart TV technology with NETGEAR's
core competency in broadband switching, NeoTV PRIME with Google TV represents
another major step forward for NETGEAR's offering of comprehensive,
client-based multimedia streaming products for immersive, connected-home
entertainment. Marvell will demonstrate the device at the 2013 Consumer
Electronics Show in Booth No. 31423.



"Marvell is very proud to see our pioneering work with Google lead to
NETGEAR's milestone expansion of their Smart TV products. Our collaboration
with NETGEAR echoes Marvell's continued leadership in the Smart TV arena and
our outstanding track record of delivering advanced and cost-effective Smart
TV solutions geared specifically for the mass market, enabling a breakthrough
in bringing interactive two-way experiences to the big Smart screen in our
living rooms," said Weili Dai, Co-Founder of Marvell. "Today's consumers want
digital content that combines the traditional broadcast experiences with the
exceedingly interactive, apps-based multimedia interface they find on their
mobile devices. By combining these features on a single platform for the
biggest screen in the home, Marvell and NETGEAR have delivered this seamless
experience for the new-era Connected Lifestyle. NeoTV PRIME offers an
exceptional showcase of our investment in the Google TV platform and
underscores our belief that consumers will continually opt for leading-edge
entertainment experiences on the biggest screen in their home."

Aiming to deliver endless entertainment in one place, NeoTV PRIME with Google
TV is designed to offer live TV, streaming, Web and apps from one sleek
device. The product seamlessly blends the best of Google TV, such as search,
Play, Chrome, PrimeTime and My Media, with traditional broadcast – and makes
the whole experience controllable via Bluetooth remote or from the Google TV
remote control app for smartphones. Other product highlights include on-screen
setup and an intuitive and customizable home screen.

"NETGEAR's NeoTV PRIME with Google TV builds upon our history of innovation in
broadband networking and multimedia streaming, and opens up a vastly enriched
multimedia experience for NETGEAR customers in the dynamic connected home
space," said David Henry, Vice President of Product Management, Retail
Business at NETGEAR. "Collaborating with Marvell ensures that we can deliver
the immersive Smart TV experience consumers demand with optimum performance
and maximum energy efficiency. In this manner, the ARMADA 1500 series has
helped NETGEAR take the next logical step in entertainment product offerings."

"We continue to team with Google TV ecosystem partners such as Marvell to
bring more ways to offer entertainment and Google services on your TV. With
Marvell, we're able to offer a growing array of products at attractive price
points," said Suveer Kothari, Director of Business Development for Google TV.

Powerful, energy-efficient, ultra-scalable and affordable, the ARMADA 1500
Series SoC platform contains Marvell's highest-performing ARM v7-compatible
PJ4B SMP super-scalar dual-core CPU. The chip is designed to enable PC-like
processing power to support Web browsing with support for Flash and other key
technologies – with the aid of more than 6,000 Dhrystone MIPS of computing
horsepower, FPU v3.0, 512 KB of L2 cache and NEON. With advanced,
cellphone-like power management, the platform is also incredibly

The ARMADA 1500 contains Marvell's award-winning Qdeo® video processing for
state-of-the-art HD and 3D video, including scaling, noise reduction,
de-interlacing, low bit-rate Internet video enhancement and FRC, and
color/contrast enhancement. The chip offers VMeta™, a multi-format video
decoder that can decode up to two simultaneous 1080p streams as well as a host
of other video formats and containers.

About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers
innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For
consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy to use home
networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the
Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides
networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of
big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail proven,
whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a
variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with
a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in
approximately 32,000 retail locations around the globe, and through
approximately 42,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in
San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries. NETGEAR is an
ENERGY STAR partner. More information is available
athttp://www.NETGEAR.comor by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR

About Marvell
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a global leader in providing complete silicon
solutions enabling the digital connected lifestyle. From mobile communications
to storage, cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment and in-home content
delivery, Marvell'sdiverse product portfolioaligns complete platform designs
with industry-leading performance, security, reliability and efficiency. At
the core of powerful consumer, network and enterprise systems, Marvell
empowers partners and their customers toalways stand at the forefront of
innovation, performance and mass appeal. By providing people around the world
with mobility and ease of access to services adding value to their social,
private and work lives, Marvell is committed to enhancing the human

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