Arris’ acquisition of Pace created the largest set-top manufacturer, with 22% worldwide market share of the set-top box market.
ARRIS is to produce set-top boxes on behalf of TiVo. It’s been agreed ARRIS will integrate TiVo’s software and cloud-based services into its range.
Arris has agreed to buy Pace in a $2.1 billion stock and cash deal that puts the UK set-top company in the same portfolio as the former Motorola set-top business.
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.
RDK is expanding the support given to DVB technologies. The Comcast-Time Warner-Liberty Global-backed organisation is adding DVB Service Information (DVB-SI) elements to its Reference Development Kit, which it hopes will lead to greater acceptance in DVB markets, and follows a significant contribution by Arris.
Its emerged that Arris has secured a major role in the development of the successor to Liberty Global’s Horizon product.
The Arris Market platform will add Net2TV Corp.’s streaming television service, Portico TV, to its OTT content library beginning early next year.
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.
Client software is the fastest growing software category within the video infrastructure software market, followed by headend software, according to Synergy Research Group.
Shipments of CCAP (converged cable access platform) and CMTS upstream and downstream DOCSIS channels have passed the one million mark for the first time.