Cable Modem Gateways Using Broadcom’s Chips and Software Receive CableLabs CableHome 1.0 Certification

1/7/2003 - Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), the leading provider of integrated circuits enabling broadband communications, announced that two of its customers’ products received CableHomeTM 1.0 certification in the 24th wave of certification testing recently conducted by CableLabs®. These two cable modem gateway products use the Broadcom® CableMedeaTM home networking software and Broadcom’s residential gateway integrated circuits.

“We are pleased to see our customers’multi-user cable modem gateways achieving CableLabs CableHome certification,” said Tim Lindenfelser, Vice President and General Manager of Broadcom’s Broadband Communications Business Unit. “These successes are examples of Broadcom’s technology leadership in enabling our customers to successfully provide complete and cost-effective CableHome solutions. These certified products will enable cable operators to rollout advanced broadband network services to both residential and business subscribers.”

About Broadcom’s CableHome Products
Broadcom’s CableMedea home networking software package with advanced SPI firewall and routing and managed service functionality is the industry’s first complete solution to comply with the CableHome 1.0 specification. This software package provides Broadcom customers with a proven solution that can speed time to market, and lower their overall development costs. CableMedea is available on the TurboQAMTM BCM93348RG CableHome reference design that includes 54gTM Mbps wireless networking, 4-port 10/100 Ethernet, and 32 Mbps HomePNA 2.0 interfaces.

CableHome 1.0 is a specification, developed by CableLabs, that defines the requirements for managing and provisioning a multi-user home or business linked to DOCSIS-based cable service, including feature definition for securing the network from unwanted IP intruders.

About Broadcom
Broadcom Corporation is the leading provider of highly integrated silicon solutions that enable broadband communications and networking of voice, video and data services. Using proprietary technologies and advanced design methodologies, Broadcom designs, develops and supplies complete system-on-a-chip solutions and related hardware and software applications for every major broadband communications market. Our diverse product portfolio includes solutions for digital cable and satellite set-top boxes; cable and DSL modems and residential gateways; high-speed transmission and switching for local, metropolitan and wide area networking; home and wireless networking; cellular and terrestrial wireless communications; Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateway and telephony systems; broadband network processors; and SystemI/OTM server solutions. These technologies and products support our core mission: Connecting everything®.

Broadcom is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and may be contacted at 1-949-450-8700 or at

Broadcom®, the pulse logo, Connecting everything®, CableMedeaTM, TurboQAMTM, 54gTM and SystemI/OTM are trademarks of Broadcom Corporation and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries. CableLabs® and CableHomeTM are trademarks of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

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