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High margins, fast growth – Is MaxLinear the new Broadcom?

We interviewed a couple of chip companies at IBC and came across one that at first sight we entire failed to recognize. It had a 10 slide presentation running in front of its meeting room and as it cycled through we became more and more perplexed. Perhaps you can work out who it is? Which chip firm has all these; broadband access, data center and wired infrastructure, wireless carrier access, backhaul and cloud RAN front haul, force touch interface chips, encryption and compression, video processing, automotive advanced driver assistance (ADAS) and infotainment, modems, MAC and remote PHY, IP set tops, home gateway, WiFi extenders, MDU switches, 4.5G radio transceivers, 100 gig fiber access and microwave. We spent more time in…

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