Broadcom Adds to Board 658024

Eddy Hartenstein and William Morrow join Broadcom board of directors

June 19, 2008

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IRVINE, Calif. -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM) today announced that Eddy W. Hartenstein, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DIRECTV, Inc., and William T. Morrow, Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Gas & Electric Company, have joined the Broadcom Board of Directors.

Mr. Hartenstein, 57, a leading force in the development of modern-day satellite television, served in roles as DIRECTV's CEO, Chairman, Vice Chairman and President from the company's inception in 1990 until 2004, including as Vice Chairman of The DIRECTV Group, Inc. (formerly Hughes Electronics Corporation) from 2003 to 2004. He also served in senior executive positions at Hughes Communications, Inc., a satellite-based communications provider, and Equatorial Communications Services Company, a provider of telephony and data distribution services.

Mr. Hartenstein is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame in 2002. He received an Emmy(R) Award for lifetime achievement from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2007.

He earned B.S. degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Mathematics from California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, California, and an M.S. in Applied Mechanics from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California.

Mr. Morrow, 48, joined PG&E in 2006 as President and Chief Operating Officer, and became Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Prior to PG&E, he served in a number of senior executive positions at international mobile communications group Vodafone Ltd. and Vodafone Group PLC, including Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone, Europe, and President of Vodafone KK in Japan. He also served in senior executive positions in Europe and Japan for wireless telecommunications carrier Airtouch International, including a Brussels-based assignment as Chief Technology Officer for Airtouch's Belgacom Mobile-Proximus.

A graduate of Condie College and National University in San Diego, California, where he received B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Business Administration, respectively, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, Mr. Morrow began his telecommunications career at Pacific Bell, where he served from 1980 to 1994.

"We are very pleased to have both of these very seasoned, experienced and successful executives join our Board," said Scott A. McGregor, Broadcom's President and Chief Executive Officer.

Broadcom Corp. (Nasdaq: BRCM)

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