CommScope, 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 modulation) systems.

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 includes business service solutions, cable/conduit solutions, FTTx (BrightPath® Optical Solutions) and subscriber solutions.

“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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