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.
New Q4 data from Synergy Research Group shows that headend-oriented software is accounting for an ever-larger share of video infrastructure software revenues, while content protection share of the market is declining.
New Q3 data from Synergy Research Group shows that Cisco maintains a strong market lead in both video infrastructure software and hardware, with its worldwide share of revenues approaching 20% in both segments.
In what is arguably a sign of the political times, the Russian cable operator Akado Telekom has decided to replace Cisco equipment in its network with that supplied by its Chinese competitor Huawei.