Intel looks to break open connected TV market

Wednesday 18 August 2010 | 14:31 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Intel has agreed to buy Texas Instruments' cable modem division for an undisclosed sum. Analysts at Jeffries estimate the activities have annual sales of around USD 100 million. The acquisition will help Intel increase its ties with the cable industry by developing consumer electronics end-products based on Intel's media processing technology, Atom. The acquisition is notable and brings to mind a number of Intel's agreements in the connected (hybrid) TV arena. It's been Intel's ambition for a number of years to get in chips not only in computers but also in any number of electronics, such

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