Pace


Pace replaces CFO

Pace has appointed Roddy Murray as its chief financial officer, replacing Stuart Hall who stepped down after five years with the set-top vendor. Murray was chief financial officer and director of The BSS Group between May 2006 and December 2010. “We are delighted to welcome Roddy to the business… His background will be very valuable […]

Pace in TiVo partnership

Set-top vendor Pace has licensed software from timeshifting specialist TiVo to use in its set-tops and gateway devices. Pace said it had licensed TiVo’s Hardware Porting Kit and will work with TiVo to build a TiVo-verified platform, with an initial product to be made available to cable operators in the Americas. “The agreement will further […]

Pace says Yes to HD

Set-top vendor Pace has been chosen by Israeli DTH operator Yes to deploy a new HD platform. Pace has already started rolling-out HD set-top boxes to Yes customers. The device is upgradeable, meaning Yes can make changes to its service ‘in the field’. The set-top box comes with an Ethernet connection and is capable of […]

Pace loses COO

Set-top vendor Pace, which sacked CEO Neil Gaydon last month following a number of profit warnings, has removed the position of chief operating officer, meaning David McKinney has now resigned from the company. New CEO Mike Pulli, formerly Pace’s US chief, will take over McKinney’s responsibilities, including key operations and procurement functions. Chairman Allan Leighton, […]

Pace and Amino lose CEOs

The CEOs of set-top vendors Pace and Amino have left their respective companies. Pace CEO Neil Gaydon has been replaced by Mike Pulli, the president of the set-top vendor’s Americas division, following a turbulent year for the UK-based company. Pace said Gaydon was leaving to “seek a fresh challenge”. He had worked at the company […]

Pace troubled by Thailand floods

Flooding in Thailand could negatively impact set-top vendor Pace’s operating profit by up to US$9 million (€6.5 million) this year, the company has announced. Western Digital Corporation, a major supplier of hard disk drives to Pace, has suspending production at its manufacturing facilities in Thailand due to the severe flooding taking place in the country. […]

Pace adds Helium software for home networking

Pace has launched new software called Helium for gateways and set-top boxes. The set-top specialist said Helium enables operators to manage their services through any gateway or next generation ‘smartbox’ system, regardless of vendor, and provides advanced home networking services to consumers in an operator-defined environment. 
Helium, a new addition to Pace’s Elements platform, is […]

Pace supplying DVB-T2 boxes for MultiChoice GOtv

UK set-top provider Pace is supplying boxes to MultiChoice Africa to support the launch of GOtv, MultiChoice’s new digital-terrestrial pay TV service for sub-Saharan Africa. The GOtv service is being delivered to customers via Pace’s next generation set-top boxes, capable of receiving DVB-T2 standard transmissions. Pace set-top boxes have so far supported the launch of […]

GET chooses Pace for converged home solution

Norwegian cable operator GET selected Pace to develop its new converged home service. Pace is delivering a hardware platform consisting of its Media Gateway product and companion HD set-top boxes designed to deliver media content and data to a variety of devices around the home. The Pace Media Gateway will provide a central hub in […]

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