Broadcom’s emerging markets DOCSIS 2.0 STB solution

Semiconductor solutions specialist Broadcom has revealed a new reference platform for operators in emerging markets to deploy more cost-effectively two-way set-top box (STB) solutions with HD and Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) 2.0.

The new Broadcom chipset builds on the proven engineering and expertise of the BCM7019 HD cable system-on-a-chip (SoC) and delivers on operators’ current needs for even higher performance, lower-cost STB devices.

“Our new HD DOCSIS 2.0 set-top box chipset enables cable operators to leverage their broadband network to deploy higher revenue-generating two-way HD services that compete effectively with satellite and IPTV video providers,” said John Gleiter, Broadcom Vice President of Cable Broadband, Broadband Communications Group.

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