VONAGE® SELECTS BROADCOM® AS A CHIPSET PROVIDER FOR NEW INTERNET TELEPHONY PRODUCTS

Companies Join Together to Provide the Architecture Needed to Develop Low-Cost, Full-Featured VoIP Devices for Vonage Network


Holmdel, N.J. and Irvine, Calif. - April 5, 2006 - Vonage Network, a subsidiary of Vonage Holdings Corp., a leading broadband phone company, today announced it has selected Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, as a VoIP chipset provider for future products. This collaboration will provide Vonage with opportunities to develop and work with manufacturers to produce new integrated devices compatible with the Vonage network.

"Recognizing the need for small businesses and consumers to have a myriad of options when selecting devices to place upon their networks, Vonage is excited to partner with Broadcom to continue to offer communications choices," stated Daniel Smires, senior vice president of Vonage Network. "Broadcom's strong architecture and technological expertise will open new paths to add new devices to our product portfolio, furthering the choice for subscribers signing up for our service plans."

The two companies anticipate that the combination of their expertise in broadband telephony service and VoIP technologies will allow for a more rapid development of high -quality, feature -rich VoIP devices for Vonage customers.

"Partnering with Vonage on its next generation platforms provides Broadcom with a prime opportunity to showcase our strength in VoIP, WLAN and Ethernet technologies," said Pat Sullivan, Vice President and General Manager for Broadcom's VoIP Line of Business. "Through Vonage, Broadcom will reach over a million consumers and provide them with a high -quality IP telephony experience."

About Broadcom
Broadcom Corporation is a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. Our products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment. Broadcom provides 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, one of the world's largest fabless semiconductor companies with annual revenue of more than $2.5 billion, is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and has offices and research facilities in North America, Asia and Europe. Broadcom may be contacted at 1 -949 -450 -8700 or at www.broadcom.com.


About Vonage®
Vonage is a pioneer in the Internet telephony industry. Vonage's award winning service is sold on the web and through national retailers. Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. For more information about Vonage's products and services, please visit http://www.vonage.com or call 1 -VONAGE -HELP.

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