Thursday, January 10, 2013

Broadcom Ships GPON Gateway Chip for China

Broadcom introduced a highly integrated gigabit passive optical network (GPON) Home Gateway Unit (HGU) system-on-a-chip (SoC) that supports China Telecom's E8C specification, which is required for all GPON deployments in China.

The new BCM68571 GPON home gateway chip features line rate packet processing, a quad port FE switch, PCI Express, USB 2.0 and SIM card controller.

The Chinese market continues to grow and is poised to be a leading GPON region worldwide," said Mr. Li Changchun, Fiberhome R&D General Manager, Service & CPE Business Unit.

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