Broadcom powers Videocon d2h HD DVR

Semiconductor solutions specialist Broadcom has confirmed that Videocon d2h, India’s fastest growing direct-to-home satellite service provider, has selected Broadcom’s highly integrated satellite set-top box system-on-a-chip device to power its latest HD universal serial bus DVR.

Broadcom’s BCM7358 HD satellite STB SoC enables Videocon d2h to accelerate deployment of HD satellite STBs to subscribers throughout the region while reducing design complexity, size and overall system cost.

“The silicon innovation that Broadcom provides has been a key factor in our continued success in delivering rich content to our growing subscriber base,” said Anil Khera, Videocon d2h CEO. “We’re leveraging a variety of Broadcom STB silicon throughout our portfolio and plan to extend our manufacturing capabilities to meet the needs of other cable operators in the region.”

“The Indian television market is undergoing a major transition, and operators such as Videocon d2h are leading the charge in dramatically improving the quality and variety of content delivery,” said Rajiv Kapur, Broadcom India Senior Director of Business Development. “As an established leader in STB silicon innovation around the world, Broadcom is delivering the technology required for a growing number of consumers to enjoy more sophisticated features such as HD-quality content, digital video recording and on-demand services.”

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