Cisco to acquire NDS for USD 5 bln

Thursday 15 March 2012 | 13:50 CET | News
Cisco has agreed to acquire NDS for USD 5 billion including debt. NDS's video software and content security products for pay-TV providers are expected to help Cisco expand in the growing online video market, one of its five key growth areas. NDS' products, including middleware, conditional access and DRM, will compliment Cisco's Videoscape platform for TV delivery. NDS also brings a strong position in emerging markets such as China and India, significant recurring revenues ans systems integration expertise. The acquisition is expected to close during the second half of 2012, subject to

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Cisco / NDS
Countries: World
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