Broadcom Inc. is an American designer, developer, manufacturer and global supplier of a wide range of semiconductor and infrastructure software products. Broadcom's product offerings serve the data center, networking, software, broadband, wireless, and storage and industrial markets.
Tan Hock Eng is the company's president and CEO. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California. Avago Technologies Limited took the Broadcom part of the Broadcom Corporation name after acquiring it in January 2016. The ticker symbol AVGO that represented old Avago now represents the new merged entity. The Broadcom Corporation ticker symbol BRCM was retired.
Broadcom has a long history of corporate transactions (or attempted transactions) with other prominent corporations mainly in the high-technology space.
Broadcom Inc. is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom’s category-leading product portfolio serves critical markets including data center, networking, software, broadband, wireless, storage and industrial. Our solutions include data center networking and storage, enterprise and mainframe software focused on automation, monitoring and security, smartphone components, telecoms and factory automation.
The smartphone is a marvel of wireless engineering. Many wireless technologies, such as LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GNSS and proximity sensors, are prevalent in today’s smartphones, enabling everyday wireless applications like voice/text communications, location-based applications, contactless gesture recognition, wireless audio, video streaming and internet connectivity. Broadcom leads the industry in technical innovation across many wireless disciplines and offers a unique portfolio of mobile wireless solutions.
Broadcom’s innovative solutions enable handset OEMs to deliver a wireless experience like no other. From advanced RF front end solutions that optimize cellular communications performance to leading-edge connectivity solutions that maximize wireless data transfer, the advantages of Broadcom wireless solutions are manifested in smartphones through better end user experience: strong signal reception, high data throughput, fast wireless connection, accurate GPS and navigation, robust gesture recognition and long battery life.