Cisco and Arris take different directions in video leadership battle. Technicolor completed the acquisition of Cisco’s video CPE business in November and the Arris acquisition of Pace is now virtually guaranteed to proceed.
Two giants of the telecoms world have announced a strategic partnership that could be worth $1 billion each.
Cisco has announced plans to buy OTT developer 1Mainstream. The San Jose-based start up has worked with Sky, Now TV Foxtel and the Rugby World Cup.
Seven leading internet companies have formed the Alliance for Open Media – an open-source project that will develop next-generation media formats, codecs and technologies.
Arris is set to take the leadership of the video infrastructure market, taking over from Cisco, with Technicolor claiming the #3 ranking.
Technicolor has entered into an exclusive agreement with Cisco to acquire its customer premises equipment (CPE) business for €550 million in a cash and stock transaction.
Arris’ acquisition of Pace created the largest set-top manufacturer, with 22% worldwide market share of the set-top box market.
Cisco and Vector have announced their collaborative efforts to bring cable operators future proof answers to current challenges of network evolution.
Cisco has launched the industry’s first Evolved Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) capable of running internet access of 10 Gbps.
Cisco has appointed Chuck Robbins as its CEO, effective July 26.