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Samsung Picks Broadcom Chipset

Broadcom announced that Samsung has selected its Blu-ray chipset solution for its next generation BD-P1200 high definition DVD player

January 8, 2007

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LAS VEGAS -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in consumer electronics, has selected its complete Blu-ray(TM) chipset solution for its next generation BD-P1200 high definition DVD player. Based on unparalleled integration of advanced and required features, the complete Broadcom(R) high definition DVD solution enables Samsung to develop a high-quality, cost-effective platform that will help to drive faster consumer adoption of the high definition DVD Blu-ray standard.

Announced today at 2007 International CES, Samsung Electronics unveiled its second generation high definition Blu-ray DVD player for the home entertainment industry. With this announcement, Broadcom expects that the BD-P1200 player will help position Samsung to stay a step ahead of the cutting-edge optical media industry, after Samsung introduced its first Blu-ray Disc (BD) player (BD-P1000) to the U.S. market in June 2006.

Broadcom Corp. (Nasdaq: BRCM)

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