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Broadcom announces leading single-chip cable set-top box digital-to-analog adapter solution
August 18, 2008
IRVINE, Calif. -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM - News), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced a new digital-to-analog (DTA) system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution that enables cable set-top box (STB) OEMs to provide cable operators with a cost effective device that transitions analog cable customers to digital broadcasting. The new Broadcom® DTA chip paves the way for the expanded network capacity needed to provide additional high definition (HD) content and is currently used by manufacturers building DTA converter boxes for Comcast, the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communications.
"Broadcom is a major supplier of SoC solutions for the converter box market and we are very excited to support the nation's transition from analog to digital broadcasting by enabling cable STB manufacturers with a leading DTA chip," said Daniel Marotta, Senior Vice President & General Manager of Broadcom's Broadband Communications Group. "The introduction of this new chip will provide our customers with a state-of-the-art 65 nanometer ENERGY STAR-compliant SoC that will enable them to provide low cost converter solutions demanded by North American cable operators."
Broadcom Corp. (Nasdaq: BRCM)
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