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Broadcom powers Free’s 4K STB

March 13, 2015

Broadcom, a global specialist in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, is powering the Ultra-HD Android TV STB offered by French broadband and IPTV service provider Free

Powered by Broadcom’s BCM7252 STB system-on-chip (SoC), the newly launched Freebox STB delivers a comprehensive suite of streaming, terrestrial, on-demand and recorded content at up to four times the resolution of current HD television.

“We are very excited to be working with Freebox on this groundbreaking new platform,” said Rich Nelson, Broadcom Senior Vice President of Marketing, Broadband & Connectivity Group. “Supporting Android TV, Broadcom’s set-top box and connectivity devices enable Freebox to bring exciting 4K content to their subscribers in addition to all the benefits of the Android TV ecosystem.”

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