The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of VMware by Broadcom.
Commission accepts Broadcom commitments for set-top chips
Broadcom has agreed to suspend all existing exclusive agreement around Systems-on-a-Chip (“SoCs”) for TV set-top boxes and Internet modems.
Broadcom will scrap set-top exclusivity to satisfy EU regulators
Broadcom has offered EU investigators to end its exclusivity agreements with set-top and modem manufacturers in a bid to bring an anti-trust investigation to conclusion.
Verimatrix, Broadcom support rapid Android TV deployment
Verimatrix has announced a new collaboration to streamline Android STB deployments by pre-integrating components of its Video Content Authority System (VCAS) with Broadcom’s Android TV platform.
Broadcom claims patent infringement against Netflix
Broadcom, whose semiconductor chips can be found in many set-top boxes around the world, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Netflix.
Commission places interim measures on Broadcom in TV chipset market
The European Commission has ordered chip maker Broadcom to relax exclusivity agreements it has placed on six of its main customers.
Broadcom joins RDK Video Accelerator Programme
RDK Management and Broadcom have announced an expanded relationship in which the latter has joined the RDK Video Accelerator Programme and introduced a portfolio of pre-integrated RDK based chipset solutions.
OBS teams up with Nagra and Broadcom
Ocean Blue Software (OBS), in cooperation with Nagra and Broadcom, has extended the DVB in Android integration, required to support Nagra conditional access.
European Commission opens investigation into Broadcom
The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Broadcom may be restricting competition through exclusivity practices, in breach of EU rules.
Broadcom facing EU competition investigation
Broadcom is understood to be under investigation by the European Commission over its market dominance to set-top box providers.