Broadcom Announces Internet Availability of Proxy Materials for its 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Mar 21, 2011, 08:15 ET from Broadcom Corporation from ,BRCM Corporate

IRVINE, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that the company's 2010 Annual Report to Shareholders and its proxy materials for its 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders are now available via the Internet under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Notice and Access rules and may be viewed on Broadcom's Investor Relations website at www.broadcom.com/investors.

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Under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Notice and Access rules, companies may satisfy their proxy materials delivery requirements by delivering a "Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials" to shareholders, providing Internet access to the proxy materials and annual report, and providing a printed set of these materials by mail to any shareholder who requests them.

By using this delivery procedure under the Notice and Access rules, Broadcom believes the proxy distribution process will reduce the environmental impact and costs of printing and distributing paper copies and improve the speed and efficiency by which shareholders can access these materials.

Broadcom's shareholders may obtain a hard copy of the 2010 Annual Report to Shareholders and the 2011 Proxy Statement free of charge by following the instructions provided in the Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials, which was mailed to Broadcom's shareholders today.

Broadcom's 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. local time at the company's corporate headquarters located at 5300 California Avenue, Irvine, California.  Directions to attend the meeting can be found on Broadcom's website at www.broadcom.com/investors.

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a prominent technology innovator and global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications.  Broadcom products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment.  We provide the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and embedded software solutions to manufacturers of computing and networking equipment, digital entertainment and broadband access products, and mobile devices.  These solutions support our core mission: Connecting everything®.

Broadcom, one of the world's largest fabless communications semiconductor companies, with 2010 revenue of $6.82 billion, holds more than 4,800 U.S. and 2,000 foreign patents, and has more than 7,800 additional pending patent applications, and one of the broadest intellectual property portfolios addressing both wired and wireless transmission of voice, video, data and multimedia.

A FORTUNE 500® company, Broadcom is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and has offices and research facilities in North America, Asia and Europe. Broadcom may be contacted at +1.949.926.5000 or at www.broadcom.com.

Cautions regarding Forward-Looking Statements:

All statements included or incorporated by reference in this release, other than statements or characterizations of historical fact, are forward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and projections about our industry and business, management's beliefs, and certain assumptions made by us, all of which are subject to change.  Forward-looking statements can often be identified by words such as "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "predicts," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "may," "will," "should," "would," "could," "potential," "continue," "ongoing," similar expressions, and variations or negatives of these words.  Examples of such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, references to the benefits of the use of the Notice and Access rules.  These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future results and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause our actual results to differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statement.

Our Annual Report on Form 10-K, subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, recent Current Reports on Form 8-K, and other Securities and Exchange Commission filings discuss the foregoing risks as well as other important risk factors that could contribute to such differences or otherwise affect our business, results of operations and financial condition.  The forward-looking statements in this release speak only as of this date.  We undertake no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statement, except as required by law.

Broadcom®, the pulse logo, Connecting everything®, and the Connecting everything logo and are among the trademarks of Broadcom Corporation and/or its affiliates in the United States, certain other countries and/or the EU.  Any other trademarks or trade names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

Broadcom Business Press Contact

Bill Blanning

Vice President, Global Media Relations

949-926-5555

blanning@broadcom.com

Broadcom Investor Relations Contact

Chris Zegarelli

Director, Investor Relations

949-926-7567

czegarel@broadcom.com

SOURCE Broadcom Corporation; BRCM Corporate



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