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Quanta Leverages Broadcom Dual Mode SoCs to Deploy New 4G LTE Small Cell Solution

Broadcom-powered Small Cells Enable Operators to Optimize Spectrum Efficiency

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Quanta Computer Inc., a leading datacenter hardware solution provider and the world's largest notebook computer ODM based in Taiwan, has selected Broadcom dual mode small cell system-on-chip (SoC) solutions to power its next generation Qcell LTE small cell solutions for enterprise and residential deployments. Broadcom's integrated solutions allow Quanta to deliver high performance small cell solutions to the world's major network operators and service providers. Broadcom will showcase its small cell innovations at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 24 - 27. Visit www.connectingeverything.com to learn more.

Operators are expected to offload a large portion of data traffic over indoor and outdoor small cells to add needed bandwidth and coverage for subscribers, while maximizing spectrum efficiency. Broadcom's BCM617xx dual mode small cell SoCs deliver the highest levels of integration, allowing ODMs such as Quanta to reduce their overall bill of materials and dramatically reduce power consumption.

"Quanta has adopted Broadcom's state-of-the-art SoC solutions to enable our industry leading products for quite some time," said Frank Jiang, Quanta Vice President. "By integrating Broadcom's leading edge, highly integrated SoC solutions in our LTE small cell product line, we are providing our customers with the performance and quality they have come to expect in a single, integrated solution."

"Broadcom's dual-mode small cell SoCs allow carriers to optimize spectrum efficiency for an overall increase in network capacity and a smooth migration path from  3G to 4G/LTE," said Greg Fischer, Broadcom Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Carrier Access. "Leading ODMs such as Quanta can quickly build and deploy innovative small cell solutions to meet operator demand for increased bandwidth and network performance."

Key Features of the Quanta Qcell LTE Small Cell Solution

  • Power over Ethernet (PoE+) 25.5W compliant
  • 2x2 MIMO;
  • Bandwidth up to 20 MHz
  • 3G, TD or FDD LTE Band

Key Features of the Broadcom® BCM617xx Series

  • Concurrent support for 4G LTE 20 MHz channel with full 150 Mbps down link and 50 Mbps uplink
  • Addresses enterprise and residential segment
  • Supports LTE in both Frequency Division Duplexing (FDD) or Time Division Duplexing (TDD) modes
  • Supports 3G in WCDMA and TDS-CDMA modes
  • Embedded Advanced Self-Organizing Network (A-SON) technology
  • Reduces operator costs to upgrade site performance and enhance overall mobile network capacity 

Availability

Broadcom's BCM617xx Series for metropolitan, enterprise and residential TD-SCDMA and TD-LTE multi-mode small cell networks are currently in production. Quanta's Qcell LTE small cell solution will be available to mobile operators in the second half of 2014.

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About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a FORTUNE 500® company, is a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom® products seamlessly deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments.  With the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip solutions, Broadcom is changing the world by Connecting everything®.  For more information, go to www.broadcom.com.

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