From the Wires
Broadcom Powers New Comcast X1 Cloud-based TV Experience
Delivers Powerful, Interactive and Personalized Multi-screen Experience
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 7, 2013 08:05 AM
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 CES International – Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Comcast has chosen its connected home set-top box (STB) technology for use in the RNG150N interactive STB now shipping to subscribers. Based on the Broadcom BCM7125 system-on-a-chip (SoC) and running Comcast Reference Design Kit (RDK) version 1.1, the Comcast RNG150N STB powers the latest in interactive HDTV programming, connectivity, whole-home media distribution and advanced 3D user interfaces. Learn how Broadcom® innovation is enabling the Connected Life at home, at work, and on-the-go at Broadcom@CES.
"Broadcom's integration capability accelerates the design and deployment of powerful new connected home devices, maximizing the potential of our RDK," said Steve Reynolds, Senior Vice President of Premises Technology for Comcast. "We are committed to delivering rich, interactive and whole-home connected TV experiences and the RNG150N gives our subscribers a powerful new way to enjoy TV."
Key Features of Broadcom's BCM7125 STB SoC:
"Powered by Broadcom, the deployment of the RNG150N demonstrates a long-term commitment with Comcast to deliver even more interactive and rich multi-screen TV entertainment experiences," said Dan Marotta, Broadcom Executive Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Communications Group. "Our highly integrated and high performing technology simplifies device development to bring new services to subscribers and pave the way for the cable industry's IPTV transition."
Broadcom is currently shipping the MoCA-integrated BCM7125 single-chip, multi-format HD DOCSIS® 2.0 compatible silicon solution in high volume production.
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SOURCE Broadcom Corporation; BRCM Broadband
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