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Marvell Storms Hollywood

Marvell Demonstrates AVANTA for the Entertainment Industry; an Evolutionary New Technology for Ultra High-Speed, High-Capacity Broadband Media Delivery

Santa Clara, California (April 21, 2010) – Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, this week demonstrated its AVANTA™ family of optical broadband access solutions for the entertainment industry in Hollywood. AVANTA is designed to accelerate the quality and speed of internet connectivity in the home -- 100 times the bandwidth and speed of current offerings -- enabling superior levels of rich media delivery to all consumers.

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  • Jason Reitman (Up in the Air, Juno) 2010 Academy Award nominee for Best Director
  • Adrian Grenier – Actor, Musician and Web Entrepreneur, HBO's Entourage, and The Devil Wears Prada
  • Robin Hunicke Award winning game designer and producer ("My Sims", Steven Spielberg's "Boom Blox")
  • Dale Bonner, CA Secretary, Co-Chair, Broadband Taskforce
  • AVANTA presentation by Simon Milner, Vice President of Marvell's Enterprise Business Unit

AVANTA enables rich media experiences with uncompromised access to new internet on-demand services and seamless online streaming of multimedia, interactive entertainment and can be one of the key determinants for the next wave of Internet connectivity for consumers around the world.

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Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) is a world leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. The company's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless, and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure including enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking. As used in this release, the terms "company" and "Marvell" refer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit

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