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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/3/2018
A higher, 25% tariff slated to take effect in 2019 is postponed for 90 days as the sides try to iron out a long-term trade arrangement.
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CommScope could get $500 million for that unit 'in a distressed sale to a financial buyer,' Jefferies analyst George Notter suggests.
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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.
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Will only confirm that Technicolor 'regularly reviews and evaluates strategic alternatives for its assets' and that no decisions have been made.
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Investors see marriage as a way for CommScope to buy cash flow, Raymond James analyst suggests.
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.
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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.
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.
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