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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Broadcom Delivers the Industry's Most Advanced Real-Time, High Definition Video/Audio Encoder/Transcoder Single-Chip Solution

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Important factors that may cause such a difference for Broadcom inconnection with BCM7043 video/audio encoder/transcoder products include, butare not limited to, general economic and political conditions and specificconditions in the markets we address, including the volatility in thetechnology sector and semiconductor industry, trends in the broadbandcommunications markets in various geographic regions, including seasonality insales of consumer products into which our products are incorporated, andpossible disruption in commercial activities related to terrorist activity orarmed conflict in the United States and other locations; the rate at which ourpresent and future customers and end-users adopt Broadcom's technologies andproducts in the markets for set-top box, home media center and digital TVapplications; delays in the adoption and acceptance of industry standards inthose markets; the timing, rescheduling or cancellation of significantcustomer orders and our ability, as well as the ability of our customers, tomanage inventory; the gain or loss of a key customer, design win or order; ourability to scale our operations in response to changes in demand for ourexisting products and services or demand for new products requested by ourcustomers; our ability to specify, develop or acquire, complete, introduce,market and transition to volume production new products and technologies in acost-effective and timely manner; intellectual property disputes and customerindemnification claims and other types of litigation risk; the quality of ourproducts and any remediation costs; changes in our product or customer mix;the volume of our product sales and pricing concessions on volume sales; theeffectiveness of our expense and product cost control and reduction efforts;our ability to timely and accurately predict market requirements and evolvingindustry standards and to identify opportunities in new markets; problems ordelays that we may face in shifting our products to smaller geometry processtechnologies and in achieving higher levels of design integration; our abilityto retain, recruit and hire key executives, technical personnel and otheremployees in the positions and numbers, with the experience and capabilities,and at the compensation levels needed to implement our business and productplans; the risks and uncertainties associated with our internationaloperations; competitive pressures and other factors such as the qualification,availability and pricing of competing products and technologies and theresulting effects on sales and pricing of our products; the timing ofcustomer-industry qualification and certification of our products and therisks of non-qualification or non-certification; the availability and pricingof third party semiconductor foundry, assembly and test capacity and rawmaterials; fluctuations in the manufacturing yields of our third partysemiconductor foundries and other problems or delays in the fabrication,assembly, testing or delivery of our products; the risks of producing productswith new suppliers and at new fabrication and assembly facilities; the effectsof natural disasters, public health emergencies, international conflicts andother events beyond our control; the level of orders received that can beshipped in a fiscal quarter; and other factors.

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Broadcom Trade Press Contact Laura Brandlin Senior Director, Marketing Communications 949-926-5108l Broadcom Investor Relations Contact T. Peter Andrew Vice President, Corporate Communications 949-926-5663

SOURCE Broadcom Corporation; BRCM Broadband

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