Broadcom Inc. announced the availability of its 3×3 Wi-Fi 6 chip, the BCM6710, designed for WLAN applications including Wi-Fi routers, residential gateways, wireless range extenders, and set-top boxes. The BCM6710 is a highly optimized Wi-Fi 6 chip with integrated RF power amplifiers, providing OEMs a cost-effective, high-performance solution for their mass-market products.
The BCM6710 is the first 3×3 Wi-Fi 6 solution supporting three transmit and three receive streams in 2.4-GHz, 5-GHz and future 6-GHz bands. With the 6-GHz Wi-Fi capability, the chip paves the way for high-bandwidth, low-latency applications, such as 4K UHD video streaming, real-time immersive gaming, and augmented reality (AR).
- Full compliance to IEEE and WFA 802.11ax specifications
- 3 Tx and 3 Rx chains
- Selective 2.4-GHz, 5-GHz, or 6-GHz band operation
- 1024 QAM modulation
- Uplink & downlink OFDMA
Broadcom is now sampling its BCM6710 device to qualified customers. Please contact your local Broadcom sales representative for samples and pricing.