Sunday, January 7, 2007

Motorola Lands Next-Gen Digital Set-Top Deal with Comcast

Comcast is expanding its multi-year purchase agreement for digital set-tops with Motorola. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Under the expanded deal, Comcast will purchase several set-top models from Motorola, including dual-tuner, HD DVRs, and all-digital cable receivers. These next-generation digital set-tops will support Comcast's Residential Network Gateway (RNG) specification along with the Open Cable Application Platform (OCAP) initiative. Several of the models will support Motorola's Follow Me TV solution and Motorola's Linux-Java software platform. Specific models will be compliant with government-mandated separable security, including CableCARD technology, as required.

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