11/30/2004 - Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor solutions enabling broadband communications, announced that Scientific-Atlanta is using Broadcom's field-proven VoIP chips and software for the development of next generation VoIP adapters. The integration and performance that Broadcom has achieved with its VoIP silicon is enabling Scientific-Atlanta to deliver cost-effective, high-performance VoIP telephone adapters compatible with operators' VoIP network service offerings worldwide. This provides an outstanding business opportunity for both Broadcom and Scientific-Atlanta since the number of worldwide broadband IP telephony subscribers is expected to grow to 10 million in 2005 and surge to 25 million households worldwide by 2008, according to In-Stat/MDR.
"We are very excited to align with a leader in broadband communications equipment like Scientific-Atlanta," said Paul Shore, Broadcom's Director of VoIP Client Products. "Scientific-Atlanta's extensive relationships with both cable multiservice operators (MSOs) and incumbent voice service providers will help Broadcom achieve continued growth in the worldwide consumer VoIP market."
"We chose to work with Broadcom because of our longstanding relationship with them in the cable equipment market, and their proven track record of delivering highly integrated, feature rich silicon solutions," said Himanshu Parikh, Vice President and General Manager, IP Subscriber Networks, Scientific-Atlanta. "With Broadcom's support, we can now offer telephone adapters that will enable the VoIP offerings of service providers worldwide."
Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. is a leading supplier of digital content distribution systems, transmission networks for broadband access to the home, digital interactive set-tops and subscriber systems designed for video, high-speed Internet and voice over IP (VoIP) networks, and worldwide customer service and support. Broadcom is a supplier of chips and software to Scientific-Atlanta for its digital interactive set-top boxes, voice modems (EMTAs) high speed data modems & wireless residential gateways designed for video, high-speed Internet access and VoIP networks.
Broadcom's Leading VoIP Market Position
Broadcom continues to offer the most advanced and highly integrated VoIP solutions for customer premises equipment in the industry. These silicon solutions support products ranging from very low cost telephone adaptors and IP phones to high-end color screen phones offering advanced services and data connectivity in addition to voice. These chips coupled with Broadcom's industry leading broadband and home & wireless networking technologies are enabling manufacturers of retail consumer electronics equipment to economically deliver solutions which allow consumers to realize the benefits of IP telephony in their homes.
The company's growing family of IP solutions is shipping in volume production to leading manufacturers for deployment in enterprise IP phones, residential terminal adapters and voice-enabled cable and DSL residential gateways worldwide.
Broadcom Corporation is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor solutions that enable broadband communications and networking of voice, video and data services. We design, develop and supply complete system- on-a-chip (SoC) solutions incorporating digital, analog, radio frequency (RF), microprocessor and digital signal processing (DSP) technologies, as well as related hardware and software system-level applications. Our diverse product portfolio addresses every major broadband communications market and includes solutions for digital cable and satellite set-top boxes; high definition television (HDTV); cable and digital subscriber line (DSL) modems and residential gateways; high-speed transmission and switching for local, metropolitan, wide area and storage networking; home and wireless networking; cellular and terrestrial wireless communications; Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateway and telephony systems; broadband network and security 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 http://www.broadcom.com.
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