Broadcom Improves Wi-Fi Range and Video Streaming

Broadcom Limited announced a 4x4 802.11ac Wave2 solution that improves range performance and video over Wi-Fi. It provides up to 9 dB of receiver sensitivity improvement and zero packet loss and zero host CPU consumption when paired with Broadcom's service provider gateway and router SoC platforms.

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Broadcom introduces Enterprise 5G-HD Wi-Fi platform

Broadcom Ltd. announced a new dual-channel 5GHz Wi-Fi access point platform designed to enable enterprise and public venue operators to optimize performance for all connected devices. The Broadcom® 5G-HD platform is built on the new BCM49408 quad-core CPU, enabling client devices that are 5GHz 11ac-capable to maintain the fastest possible speeds by eliminating performance degradation that occurs when slower client devices share traditional single channel 5GHz Wi-Fi access points.

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Broadcom Completes Acquisition of Provigent

Broadcom Corp. , a fabless communications semiconductor company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Provigent Inc. , a provider of highly integrated, high performance, mixed signal semiconductors for microwave backhaul systems. In connection with the acquisition, Broadcom paid approximately $313 M, net of cash assumed, to acquire all...
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