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Broadcom introduces new Wi-Fi chips for home routers, STBs

Monday 5 January 2015 | 16:06 CET | News
Broadcom announced at CES a range of new wireless chips for mass market routers, home gateways and set-top boxes. The company claims the new BCM4366 is the world's fastest 4x4 Wi-Fi MU-MIMO chip for home gateways and STBs. The chip incorporates multiple 802.11ac Wave 2 features, including a MU-MIMO implementation and multiple radio optimizations to enable delivery of broadcast-quality video over a wireless network. For retail Wi-Fi access point routers, the BCM4366 is coupled with the BCM47094 network processor SoC, which uses a 1.4 GHz dual-core ARM processor to support wireless and video

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