Pirelli Tires of Broadband
Marco Tronchetti Provera told Bloomberg that he's examining five offers for Pirelli Broadband Solutions , which generated revenues of €132 million (US$165 million) in 2009.
There's no indication currently about which companies have submitted bids, but there are some large multinational vendors that could do worse than bolster their broadband equipment portfolios with Pirelli's product set, expertise, and customer base. (See Pirelli Unveils Hybrid STB, Greek Provider Picks Pirelli, and Swisscom Uses Pirelli Gateways.)
— Ray Le Maistre, International Managing Editor, Light Reading