No. 2 cable industry CPE maker Technicolor said its TC4000 modem is part of the first major trial of DOCSIS 3.1 technology in the U.S., Comcast's gigabit-speed rollout in Atlanta.
LAS VEGAS- Before I get into cheerleading for the VR demos I just saw at NAB, you should know that I'm not easily swayed by new display technologies.
Media services giants Technicolor and Vubiquity have announced a partnership to expand the production workflow of HDR content.
As the global pay-TV market changes the definition of what a set-top is, Grand View Research forecasts that the worldwide set-top market will reach $25.5 billion by 2022.
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.
Technicolor announced that it has closed its $600 million acquisition of Cisco's CPE unit, Cisco Connected Devices.
Cisco reported overall profits that were better than some analysts expected during its most recent quarter, but the company's financial expectations for the coming months were below forecasts. And the company's CPE business-- which Cisco is in the process of selling to Technicolor-- reported a 14 percent slowdown in its revenues to $411 million.
Despite its move to sell its customer premises equipment (CPE) division to French media technology conglomerate Technicolor in a deal announced last week, don't think of Cisco as leaving the video business.
Cisco's new CEO Chuck Robbins is wasting no time making his impression on the company by selling off its set-top box business to French media technology conglomerate Technicolor and realigning the company's Internet of Everything and cloud activities.
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.