Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications
networks, has acquired Montreal, Canada-based LiquidxStream Systems
Inc., a leader in dense universal edge QAM (quadrature amplitude
The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
“This acquisition is part of CommScope’s strategy to continue to expand
our broadband product offerings to deliver complete solutions for our
multi-system operator (MSO) customers,” said Ric Johnsen, senior vice
president, Broadband, CommScope. “Dense universal edge QAM is critical
to supporting more of the advanced and next-generation services and
applications that are growing in importance, such as video on demand,
switched digital video, modular cable modem termination systems, DOCSIS®
3.0 and cable IPTV. This solution can help operators reduce capital and
operating expenses by significantly lowering requirements for power,
cabling, rack space and cooling.”
With the LiquidxStream Systems acquisition, CommScope will integrate
this key QAM technology into its broadband solution offering that
service solutions, cable/conduit
solutions, FTTx (BrightPath®
Optical Solutions) and subscriber
“Our team is enthusiastic about joining CommScope and becoming such an
integral part of its advanced broadband solution offering,” said
Francois Laflamme, president and chief executive officer, LiquidxStream.
"We look forward to having CommScope rapidly expand the reach of our
universal edge QAM solution into a thriving and evolving market place.”
BrightPath is a registered trademarks, and BOS is a trademark of
CommScope, Inc. DOCSIS is a registered trademark and DPoE is a trademark
of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.
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