Arris chief Bruce McClelland out as CommScope posts reduced revenue

CommScope has eliminated ex-Arris chief executive Bruce McClelland’s COO role within the company and passed his responsibilities on to CommScope CEO Eddie Edwards and other members of its management team. The decision to let McClelland go comes only four months after CommScope acquired Arris for US$7.4 billion. In a short statement, CommScope said that it […]

DOCSIS channel shipments pass 1 million

DOCSIS channel shipments reached 1.2 million in the second quarter, marking the first time the figure exceed 1 million in a single quarter, according to Infonetics Research. The new study claims that the combined CCAP and CMTS upstream and downstream DOCSIS channel shipments in Q2 easily beat last quarter’s record, and that “the velocity of […]

CCAP sales rise 177% in first quarter

Sales of CCAP (converged cable access platform) equipment climbed by 177% quarter-over-quarter in Q1 2014, marking a “dramatic shift” in cable operator spending, according to Infonetics Research.  Rising CCAP spend was at the expense of “the bedrock of cable broadband” CMTS (cable modem termination systems), which saw revenues drop 76% sequentially. “Cable operators are on […]