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Comcast X1 at 3 years: Painfully slow rollout belies platform's potential to keep cable in the video business

Matthew Strauss describes the creation of company's X1 platform as a "big moment" for Comcast. He said the X1 takes "all the learnings we had from mobile and all the learnings we had from on-demand, and brings it back to the television."

Cisco bails on fast-declining set-top market, sells unit to Technicolor for $602M

French media technology conglomerate Technicolor has agreed to purchase Cisco's customer premises equipment (CPE) division for $602 million, a move delivers a second burst of consolidation to the fast-declining pay-TV set-top industry.

How the global set-top market lapsed into recession... and how it can return to growth

In the 2000s, global sales of pay-TV set-tops boomed, as operators raced to keep up with consumer demand for digital video recorders, HD and digital cable. But all winning streaks eventually come...

Why the once-great pay-TV set-top box market is now in retreat

The once fast-growing pay-TV set-top market is changing fast. And for set-top manufacturers, it's not for the better, as the forces of operator consolidation and pay-TV market maturity, as well as the emergence of cloud-based video distribution systems, begin to take their toll.

Pace acquisition gives Arris offset to volatile U.S. pay-TV market, analyst says

Merging the world's two largest set-top makers, Arris' $2.1 billion acquisition of Pace offers insulation from a volatile U.S. pay-TV market, as well as the unpredictable revenue streams of the disparate CPE product cycles, analysts say.

Arris to acquire Pace for $2.1B

Set-top maker Arris has agreed to acquire its competitor Pace for $2.1 billion in stock and cash.  The deal will provide Arris will an entry into the satellite business as well as beef up its customer base. The newly merged company will be incorporated in the U.K. but its headquarters will remain in Suwanee, Ga.

Comcast, DirecTV vendor Pace scores 20 percent gain in annual cash flow

Set-top vendor Pace said Thursday that it generated $190 million in adjusted EBITA last year, which was a 20 percent gain compared to the cash flow it generated in 2012.

Mediacom to deploy Pace MG1 gateway with TiVo interface

Mediacom Communications said Monday that it will soon deploy a media gateway from Pace that runs TiVo's user interface.

Infonetics: Pace surpasses Cisco for share of set-top market

Pace surpassed longtime set-top market leader Cisco in market share during the second quarter, according to a report released Wednesday by Infonetics.

GCI hits accelerator on TiVo deployment

Alaskan triple-play provider GCI said Tuesday that it is expanding the rollout of DVRs running TiVo software to Kenai and Soldotna, using Pace's XG1 home video gateway.