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Leading semiconductor solutions provider Broadcom Corp (BRCM - Analyst Report) recently introduced the industry’s lowest power consuming multi-port Gigabit physical layer transceivers (PHYs) named BCM54290. The BCM54290 transceiver facilitates higher accuracy and consumes 40% less power compared to other similar products in the market.

The new generation 40 nanometer (nm) enterprise and carrier class PHY devices are well suited to meet the challenges of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology and networks. This new technology features accurate synchronization, perfect latency management and power consumption for carrier Ethernet networks for 4G deployment. Additionally the AutoGrEEEn Plus technology extends power and energy savings up to 70% to non-Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) devices.

Broadcom is focused on innovative technologies related to connectivity, bandwidth and content, which enable it to capture a sizeable market share. The new product line is an initiative in this endeavor.

Broadcom is well placed in the fast-growing wired and wireless communications markets, with cutting-edge solutions for a growing number of connected users who are demanding more content and bandwidth.

Based in Irvine, CA, Broadcom is engaged in designing and marketing semiconductor components of network voice, video, and data traffic for various applications. The company continues to drive innovation and engineering excellence across a broad range of communication end markets to help its customers enhance device performance and overall efficiency.

Broadcom currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Other stocks that look promising and are worth a look now are Unisys Corporation (UIS - Analyst Report), Syntel Inc (SYNT - Snapshot Report) and Virtusa Corp. (VRTU - Snapshot Report), each having a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
 

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