Ixia is continuing with its acquisition spree with a $190 million cash deal to acquire application and visibility solution vendor Net Optics.
Intel has struggled to get its planned over-the-top pay-TV service off the ground. Now, courtesy of AllThingsD, it appears Verizon and Intel are in talks that could lead to the telecom giant taking over the Intel unit responsible for the plans entirely.
Recent reports suggest cable operators are considering building their own version of Aereo--or potentially partnering with Aereo itself. The thinking, expressed by cable industry veteran and investor Leo Hindery, goes something like this: If Aereo can carry local TV stations without paying for the privilege, can't cable operators do it too?
Calix reported that Q3 2013 revenue rose 27 percent to $103.6 million, up from $81.3 million in Q3 2012 due to an uptick in its Unified Access portfolio products to both domestic and international service provider customers.
First it was Intel, now it's Amazon. According to multiple reports, the e-commerce giant's rumored plans to introduce an online video set-top box have been pushed back to next year.
Analyzing M2M data is a growing market segment that ABI Research predicts will climb 53 percent in the next five years--from $1.9 billion to $14.3 billion by 2018.
ADVA Optical Networking reported that Q3 2013 revenues rose 0.9 percent sequentially to $109.1 million, meeting its quarterly guidance between $105 million to $112 million. But a "disappointingly" developing optical market impacted its outlook for the rest of the year.
Infinera reported that third-quarter revenues rose 3 percent sequentially to $142.2 million due to ongoing adoption of its DTN-X optical platform.
Reports that Apple will manufacture and sell a TV set will not die. The latest comes from Tokyo-based Masahiko Ishino, an analyst at Advanced Research Japan Co., who says he expects Apple to start selling ultra-HD TV sets in late 2014.
Juniper Networks reported that third quarter 2013 earnings rose 6 percent to $1.2 billion due to an uptick in service provider router sales, but the networking industry's movement to software-based systems is driving the vendor to slash 3 percent of its workforce.