CommScope


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 […]

CommScope highlights low-latency DOCSIS and Soft FDD at ANGA COM

CommScope, now owner of TV and network technology company Arris, used the ANGA COM event in Cologne this week to demonstrate low-latency DOCSIS, software-configurable frequency-division duplex (Soft FDD) and its virtualised converged cable access platform. The company says that all three will be key to realizing the 10G network vision set forth recently by cable […]

HbbTV Association adds new members

Seven new members have joined the HbbTV Association. The HbbTV Association is a global initiative promoting an open standard for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services. The new members of the group are: ARRIS (now part of CommScope), Irdeto, DATV, Enensys Technologies, Fluendo, Samba TV and SmarDTV Global. “We are excited about so many […]

CommScope agrees to buy Arris for US$7.4bn

Communications infrastructure firm, CommScope, has agreed to buy Arris for a total purchase price of US$7.4 billion (€6.5 billion). The US$31.75 per-share all-cash transaction includes the repayment of debt and asset management firm The Carlyle Group is contributing US$1 billion towards the financing of the deal, giving it a minority stake in CommScope. Combined, CommScope […]

CommScope reportedly in talks to buy Arris

US telecom technology company CommScope is in talks to acquire TV technology outfit Arris, according to a Reuters report, citing unnamed sources. According to the report, interest in a combination is being driven by challenges faced by both parties, which are threatened by the commoditisation of a number of product lines. CommScope, which was floated […]