Broadcom Corporation

Foundation Year
  • 1991
  • Henry Samueli
  • Henry T. Nicholas III
  • Connecting Everything



Did you know that the first logo of Broadcom was designed by Henry Nicholas' wife, Stacey in 1994.

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  • Broadcom Corporation is a leading provider of semiconductors for wired and wireless communication. The company's products / business are concentrated in the area of Broadband Communications, Mobile and Wireless, Network Infrastructure. These products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment. 
  • Below are some of the Broadcom's key products and leading customers - 
    • Broadband Communications:
      • Products - Cable, Satellite, Terrestrial and IPSTB; cable, PON and xDSL gateways; Digital TV solutions; Blue-ray Disc players and recorders; CMTS and DSLAM chipset solutions. 
      • Customers - Cisco, Echostar, Motorola, Pace, Thomson, Samsung.
    • Enterprise Networking:
      • Products - Broadband and security processor; Advanced Gb and 10 GbE controllers; Metro / enterprise / SMB switching; NAS and RAID storage controllers; PHYs and Optical transceivers; Server I/O chipsets.
      • Customers - Alcatel-Lucent; Cisco, Dell, HP, Huawei3g.
    • Wireless Connectivity:
      • Products - 802.11 a/b/g/n WLAN client and access points; Bluetooth systems and software; GPS; Wireless combination solutions; IP telephony devices; Touch screen controller solutions.
      • Customers - Apple, Dell, HP, Nintendo, Samsung.
    • Mobile Platforms:
      • Products - HSxPA/WCDMA/EDGE/GPRS/GSM cellular SoCs and baseband; Mobile multimedia and application processors; Multi-band, multi-mode RF transceivers; Power management solutions; Production-ready reference designs and software.
      • Customers - Samsung and Nokia.
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