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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 11/19/2018
CommScope and Arris are merging. Though they frame this as a complementary deal, there's some lingering questions about the broader strategic rationale of the deal and if this is, indeed, a marriage made in technology heaven.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/19/2018
Will only confirm that Technicolor 'regularly reviews and evaluates strategic alternatives for its assets' and that no decisions have been made.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
Investors see marriage as a way for CommScope to buy cash flow, Raymond James analyst suggests.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/9/2018
'We certainly weren't out trolling or looking' to be acquired, Arris CEO Bruce McClelland says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/8/2018
Arris deal presented 'best path' after CommScope analyzed how to rejuvenate its business and shore up its positioning for the 5G era, CEO says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/8/2018
They expect the merger, valuing Arris at $31.75 per share with an eye fixed on the 5G era, to produce annual cost synergies of more than $150 million within three years.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/7/2018
Light Reading cable guru Jeff Baumgartner highlights some of the key takeaways from the inaugural Cable Next-Gen Europe, noting how the region's operators are taking different routes with their network strategies and digging into the impact that 5G will have on the sector.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/7/2018
A deal would value Arris at more than $31 per share, CNBC says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/5/2018
Bracing for 5G, network upgrades and enhancements, and pay-TV's next chapter will be among the themes and topics for Tuesday's Cable Next-Gen Europe event in London.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/2/2018
With a tariff increase on the horizon, the Boston-based maker of cable modems and gateways looks to move production out of China, raise product prices.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/30/2018
Says its CableOS platform is involved in a mix of commercial deployments and field trials with 25 cable ops.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/29/2018
Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick and Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner discuss the tech topics that resonated in Atlanta at SCTE's annual confab, including Full Duplex DOCSIS, expanded spectrum DOCSIS, distributed access architectures, AI, and what critical role cable might play in the 5G era.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/26/2018
Short of removing broadband equipment from the proposed new tariffs, Arris seeks more time to make changes to its complex supply chain.
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