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Broadcom Expands Taiwan R&D

Company plans to expand its system-on-a-chip (SoC) research and development center in Taiwan

November 21, 2003

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TAIPEI -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM - News), a leading provider of integrated circuits enabling broadband communications, today announced plans to expand its system-on-a-chip (SoC) research and development center in Hsinchu and to more than triple the number of engineers at the facility from 40 to 125 over the next three years. ADVERTISEMENT

The Broadcom Taiwan SoC Design Center focuses on Broadcom's networking and multimedia gateway technology and products.

"Broadcom wants to thank the Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs for its spirit of partnership and support for this Center," said Dr. Henry Samueli, Broadcom's Chairman and Chief Technical Officer, who attended ceremonies in Taipei for the formal announcement of the Center's expansion.

He noted that the Center will work closely with local research and academic institutions and area industry.

"Taiwan is home to world-class integrated circuit (IC) foundry facilities and high caliber IC engineering design talent," Dr. Samueli said. "With the tremendous growth opportunities in Asia, we have identified Taiwan as a key location from which to deploy our people. By leveraging our R&D, technical support and sales capabilities in Taiwan, Broadcom is effectively strengthening local customer and strategic relationships in this important and dynamic region."

Broadcom Corp.

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