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Arris expects big uplift in second quarter

Technology provider Arris expects a significant boost in revenues in the second quarter with an order backlog of close to US$1 billion (€720 million). Arris currently has a backlog of US$996.1 million and expects Q2 revenues to reach between US$1.41 billion and US$1.45 billion. The company reported an increase in revenues quarter-on-quarter in the three […]

Rovi appoints former Arris exec Burke as COO

Rovi has appointed former Motorola Home and Arris executive John Burke as executive vice president and chief operating officer.  Burke is due to take up his new role this week and has been tasked with leading Rovi’s business groups in discovery technologies – overseeing product management, engineering, professional services and the CTO office. He will […]

Arris boosted by Motorola takeover

Video and broadband technology company Arris reported a rise in revenue and profits after reporting “remarkable progress in 2013” since its takeover of Motorola Home. “As a result of our successful acquisition and integration of Motorola Home, we are a larger, stronger and much more relevant supplier to a growing worldwide customer community.  Moreover, 2014 is […]

Arris execs step down

Video and broadband technology company Arris has announced that two of its senior executives will leave the company at the end of November.  John Burke, leader of Arris’ cloud solutions team and its corporate strategy and development team is due to depart along with Rob McLaughlin, leader of the company’s North America sales and global marketing […]

Arris makes ‘good progress’ in strong quarter

Video and broadband technology company Arris reported strong Q3 results with chairman and CEO Bob Stanzione saying that its customers are “continuing to react positively to our Motorola Home acquisition.”  “We are making good progress in delivering new products to our customers,” said Stanzione, claiming that Arris’ earnings were in line with its previously announced […]

Arris to triple investment in new product development

Arris plans to spend over US$500 million (€367 million) on new product development following its acquisition of Motorola Home, CEO Bob Stanzione told DTVE at the recent IBC exhibition. According to Stanzione, Arris will focus on developing a new generation of gateway devices capable of ingesting content and processing it for onward distribution to IP-enabled […]

Arris looks to eastern European growth

Following its US$2.2 billion (€1.7 billion) acquisition of Motorola Home earlier this year, Arris is looking to Turkey and Russia as key growth markets.  Speaking at Arris-Motorola’s Video Leadership Forum event in Berlin, Steve McCaffrey, Arris’ senior vice-president of EMEA and former Motorola vice-president, said that the combined business was also looking to end-to-end multiscreen, […]

Set-top box is not dead, says Arris

The set-top box “isn’t dead” but will continue to evolve into a home networking environment, according to Steve McCaffrey, Arris’ senior vice-president of EMEA. Speaking at the Arris-Motorola’s Video Leadership Forum event in Berlin, McCaffrey said that though Motorola Home’s vision has never changed, though it previously “got a little bit confused” as its customers […]

Arris to complete Motorola acquisition following regulatory clearance

The US Department of Justice has cleared technology company Arris’s acquisition of the Motorola Home business from Google, the last of the regulatory approvals required to move forward to completion of the deal. Arris now expects to close the acquisition on Wednesday. As a result of the acquisition, Google and US cable operator Comcast will […]