Allan Leighton


Arris buys Pace for US$2.1 billion

Arris has agreed to buy rival set-top box maker Pace for US$2.1 billion (€1.95 billion), in a major deal that will see Arris expand globally and make a push into the satellite market.  The cash and stock agreement, which comes almost two years to the day after Arris completed its US$2.2 billion buyout of Motorola […]

Pace to acquire Aurora Networks for US$310 million

UK set-top provider Pace is to acquire optical networking for access networks leader Aurora Networks for US$310 million (€226 million). According to Pace, the acquisition positions it to support operators’ demand for increasing bandwidth as well as combining a highly profitable and growing business serving over 200 customers in 50 countries and further widening Pace’s […]