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Broadcom creates 5G WiFi chip

Broadcom Corp has created a new combo chip that promises to deliver the fifth generation of broadband wireless connectivity. The BCM4335 chip is a complete Wi-Fi system, with Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio, and software on a single chip. Broadcom said it is the only chip to address "unique interference challenges in systems with both 4G LTE cellular radios and wireless connectivity." Also, it is platform agnostic, which makes it possible to be added to any smartphone or tablet, the company said.