HANGZHOU, Oct 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ICTC 2010 - Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced widespread support for its DOCSIS®-based Ethernet over Coax (EoC) for Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON) architectures from leading companies including Changhong, Coship, Harmonic, Jiuzhou, Skyworth, Sumavision and ZTE. This industry support from the top manufacturers and service providers in China demonstrates the momentum toward standardized quality of service (QoS) to ensure a high-quality TV, broadband and telephone experience and to advance China's drive toward network convergence. These top companies plan to launch DOCSIS EoC for EPON solutions that are enabled by Broadcom® and specifically meet the low cost infrastructure requirements for deploying triple-play services to multi-dwelling units (MDUs) in China.
Broadcom is demonstrating industry-leading DOCSIS-based 2.0 and 3.0 cable modem, coax media converter (CMC), EPON and set-top box (STB) technologies at this week's International Coverage and Transmission (ICTC) Conference in Beijing, Booth #203.
Highlights/ Key Facts:
Nimrod Ben-Natan, Vice President of Products, Solutions and Strategy, Harmonic Inc.
"Harmonic is a leading global provider of video infrastructure, cable edge and access solutions, with a strong and growing presence in China. Broadcom's proven, standards-based DOCSIS technology and cost-effective, innovative solutions for the Chinese EoC market are key enablers for converged video services delivered to any device."
Mr. Xu Ming, Vice President & General Manager of Fixed Network Group, ZTE
"By leveraging existing EPON standards with the DOCSIS specification for high-quality video distribution, Broadcom's complete EoC for EPON chipset and software solutions provide a cost-effective way to transition China's infrastructure to enable network convergence."
Dan Marotta, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Broadcom's Broadband Communications Group
"The widespread support from leading manufacturers and service providers is a testament to our DOCSIS-based EoC for EPON solution that ensures a high-quality voice, video and data experience in China. We look forward to working with Changhong, Coship, Harmonic, Jiuzhou, Skyworth, Sumavision and ZTE and others to accelerate China's network convergence."
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