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Arris closes Pace acquisition, lays out executive team

After officially closing its $2.1 billion purchase of rival UK set-top maker Pace, Arris announced the executive structure for the combined company.

Arris gets UK court approval, setting $2.1B Pace acquisition to close Jan. 4

Arris announced that the High Court of Justice in England and Wales has conditionally approved its $2.1 billion acquisition of Pace, setting up the deal to close on Jan. 4.

Fresh off its Cisco CPE acquisition, Technicolor takes aim at Arris

Fresh off its acquisition of Cisco's CPE unit, Technicolor is looking to take on market leader Arris in the business of selling video set-tops, routers and other customer premises equipment. Even with the acquisition, however, the French-owned media tech company still only controls 14 percent of the market compared to about 24 percent for Arris, putting it at a distinct disadvantage in terms of scale.

Arris says DOJ has signed off on Pace purchase sans stipulations

No. 1 pay-TV cable CPE maker Arris said its merger with No. 2 UK rival Pace has cleared the Department of Justice, with nary a condition.

Arris says security threat posed by reported cable modem backdoor is 'low'

Arris said it's aware of a backdoor vulnerability to its cable modems, but that the security risk is "low."

Some Arris cable modems reportedly can be hacked through back door

A Brazilian security analyst has documented multiple backdoors allowing remote access to Arris cable modems.

Arris CFO: ActiveVideo acquisition gives us a cloud DVR play

Arris' acquisition of 65 percent of ActiveVideo, which it announced last April as part of a partnership with Charter Communications to buy the cloud TV provider, will give the company an early foothold in the cloud DVR world, according to a top Arris executive.

Arris sees 13.1% decline in Q3 revenue amid sluggish CPE sales with AT&T and Verizon

Arris reported third quarter revenue of $1.22 billion, down 13.1 percent year over year, with continuing slow sales to U.S. telco companies AT&T and Verizon dragging down the network equipment vendor's CPE business.

Arris' Pace acquisition delayed due to DOJ concerns

Arris says the U.S. Department of Justice has requested additional information about "certain optical transmission products," and Arris' proposed $2.1 billion purchase of Pace won't close until at least late December.

Arris debuts new gateway and wireless player for Moxi, amps up arms race with TiVo for smaller MSOs

Arris introduced new gear to bolster its Moxi video interface in its battle for market share with TiVo among small- and mid-sized cable operators.