Broadcom Announces ADSL Gateway Solution for Emerging Markets

Ultra-low Cost Solution Targets Entry Level Deployments

Jan 10, 2013, 08:10 ET from Broadcom Corporation from ,BRCM Broadband

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 CES International –

News Highlights

  • Ninth generation ADSL solution with simple design and small memory enables meaningful cost efficiencies
  • Supports a home LAN environment with a variety of connectivity options for emerging markets

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced its optimized, entry level ADSL gateway solution for emerging markets.  With small memory support, the ninth generation Broadcom® BCM6318 ADSL2+ gateway complements Broadcom's existing xDSL product lines by offering an ultra-low cost solution for entry level products. Learn how Broadcom innovation is enabling the Connected Global Life at home, at work, and on-the-go at Broadcom@CES.

"As ADSL deployments increase in emerging markets, they become more mature. Simple bridge products must be replaced by more sophisticated – yet cost-effective – gateway products," said Greg Fischer, Broadcom Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Carrier Access.  "Broadcom understands that low cost solutions must perform to the unique demands of these markets and are essential to growth. We will continue our focus of combining the desired features with the performance needed in affordable, integrated solutions."

Key Features Focused on the entry level ADSL router and gateway market, the BCM6318 enables service providers to leverage Broadcom's turnkey software offering across an even wider range of xDSL solutions.  Broadcom's BCM6318 features multiple Ethernet ports coupled with expansion ports to enable USB 2.0, and Wi-Fi connectivity enabling a powerful home networking experience for the entry level market segment of a service provider's connectivity offering.

Availability The BCM6318 is currently shipping and will be demonstrated at Broadcom's Booth at 2013 CES International.

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