IBC 2013 – AMSTERDAM. Cisco’s Videoscape unit has given details of the 2014 upgrade to its Snowflake interface. Largely dispensing with the channel orders set by the operators – there is still a grid through effectively hidden – the channels and programmes shown are all through recommendations.
Cisco chairman and chief executive officer John Chambers says the technology provider is walking away from low margin set-top box contracts.
Cisco has unveiled Videoscape Unity, its new and expanded video services platform, developed following last years acquisition of NDS.
Cisco Systems has hired Barclays to find a buyer for Linksys, which makes routers for home wireless access, said people familiar with the situation, reports Bloomberg.
The video infrastructure market generated revenues of $8.6 billion (€6.7 billion) for technology vendors in Q2 2012, according to Synergy Research Group.
WATCH VIDEO. Liberty Global and UPC Nederland are officially launching the Horizon gateway this Friday, September 7, commencing rollout in the Netherlands.
Nordic DTH operator Canal Digital has announced plans to launch a hybrid satellite and over-the-top platform using a series of technologies provided by NDS.
Cisco has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the NDS Group.
The European Commission has given the green light to Cisco’s purchase of NDS in a deal put at $5 billion (€4.14 billion). The Commission said its investigation had confirmed the merged entity would continue to face competition from a number of strong competitors.
ANGA Cable 2012 – Cologne. Swiss premium TV provider Teleclub is introducing CI Plus modules based on the NDS VideoGuard CA system