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Broadcom Corporation is a major technology innovator and global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment. We provide the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art, system-on-a-chip and software solutions to manufacturers of computing and networking equipment, digital entertainment and broadband access products, and mobile devices. These solutions support our core mission: Connecting everything®.

Broadcom is one of the world's largest fabless communications semiconductor companies with 2010 revenue of $6.82 billion, and holds over 4,800 U.S. and 2,000 foreign patents, more than 7,800 additional pending patent applications, and one of the broadest intellectual property portfolios addressing both wired and wireless transmission of voice, video and data.

Ralink is a global technology leader in the wireless home networking and broadband access semiconductor markets. The company’s products are recognized for their superior throughput, extended range, low-power consumption, and reliability. Ralink Technology was founded in 2001 with headquarters in HsinChu, Taiwan, R&D centers in Cupertino, California & Suzhou, China, and sales offices in China, Europe, and Japan.

Ralink’s 802.11n Wi-Fi solutions are shipped to customers in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, and are embedded in hundreds of products across all major Wi-Fi market segments including personal computers, broadband gateways, digital televisions, Blu-Ray players, web cameras, and IPTV set-top- boxes. Ralink is also among the fastest growing xDSL CPE semiconductor suppliers in the market with over 90% growth in 2009. Ralink’s solutions have been deployed by 50 carriers in 45 countries across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. With its high performance yet cost-effective xDSL solutions, Ralink is on track to become the number 2 global xDSL CPE chip supplier in 2010.

Founded in 1995, Marvell Technology Group Ltd. has operations worldwide and approximately 5,700 employees. Marvell’s U.S. operating subsidiary is based in Santa Clara, California and Marvell has international design centers located in the U.S., Europe, Israel, Singapore and China. A leading fabless semiconductor company, Marvell ships over one billion chips a year. Marvell’s expertise in microprocessor architecture and digital signal processing, drives multiple platforms including high volume storage solutions, mobile and wireless, networking, consumer and green products. World class engineering and mixed-signal design expertise helps Marvell deliver critical building blocks to its customers, giving them the competitive edge to succeed in today’s dynamic market.

CSR's Bluetooth, GPS, FM, Wi-Fi and audio devices are at the heart of many of the world's most recognised electronics brands. At home, at work, or out and about, CSR's technology is integral to the user experience behind thousands of applications in mobile phones, cars, headsets, laptops, games consoles, portable navigation devices and a multitude of other consumer electronics products.

CSR is also committed to the design and supply of complete technology platforms that deliver ground- breaking functionality, performance, quality and value to its global customers. These 'location', 'audio' and 'connectivity' platforms enable CSR's customers to better differentiate their products and create desirable new features and functionality that consumers 'must have' in their electronic devices. Using these platforms, the opportunity to integrate CSR technology is almost endless.

CSR plc was formed in 1999 and floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2004. It is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, and has over 1400 employees working in offices in the UK, the US, Taiwan, Japan, China, Korea, India, Denmark, Sweden and France.




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