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This week, the Associated Press covered ARRIS’s deal with NASCAR Productions to provide each of the racing teams participating in this year’s Sprint Cup Series with a SURFboard® SB6183 modem and E6000™ converted edge router.
Separately, CED included a story on the general availability of AgileMax™, ARRIS’s new hybrid passive optical network (HPON™) solution to completely eliminate Optical Beat Interference (OBI) in Advanced DOCSIS, FTTP deployments.
Additionally, the Atlanta Business Chronicle highlighted the recent appointment of Patrick Macken as ARRIS’s new senior vice president and general counsel.
In other industry news, Multichannel News noted the results of Adobe’s 2014 U.S. Digital Video Benchmark Report, which suggests that consumers continue to prefer TV Everywhere services from their pay-TV providers, despite the recent surge in competition from over-the-top (OTT) services.
Finally, Advanced Television reported that, according to the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers, the industry is quickly adopting 4K, with production of ‘ordinary’ HDTV screens expected to potentially cease altogether by the end of 2016-2017.
Check back next week for the latest industry news.