Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom’s Acquisition Offer

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom’s Acquisition Offer

Last week, Broadcom made a big move to acquire rival chipmaker Qualcomm in a takeover bid valued at $130B, or $70 per share. However, this week, Qualcomm’s board voted unanimously to reject the offer—Paul Jacobs, executive chairman and chairman of the board stating...
Cord Cutting Hits Record in Q3

Cord Cutting Hits Record in Q3

It’s no secret that the cable TV business is on the decline and has been ever since streaming services started to eat into its market share. TV viewing habits have been changed rapidly for the past decade, but last quarter, cable companies reported record losses of...
DOCSIS 3.1 to Enable Symmetrical 10Gbps Broadband

DOCSIS 3.1 to Enable Symmetrical 10Gbps Broadband

Even while we are trying to figure out the lack of high-speed internet access in rural America and the lack of affordable Internet access in many urban centers, CableLabs recently announced that the group has completed the Full Duplex Data Over Cable Service Interface...
Is Broadband Too Cheap?

Is Broadband Too Cheap?

The tide continues to shift in the pay TV market. Cable operators that have watched their stocks get pounded after warning their third quarter earnings would reflect a predicted another 1 million-plus pay-TV subscribers cutting the cord in the third quarter. But...