Will Google shed the cable assets it bought from Motorola?

Jim Barthold, FierceIPTVJim Barthold, Editor of FierceIPTV and former PR man for Jerrold, a set-top box maker that was part of the former General Instrument (GI) that was acquired by Motorola in the late 1990s and then Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), discusses ongoing rumors that the Internet giant is going shed the cable business and maintain only the wireless patents. Possible bidders for the cable assets, according to unnamed sources, could be either Ericsson (Nasdaq: ERIC) or Tyco (NYSE: TEL), which is, interestingly, led by former Motorola veteran Ed Breen. Article

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