Entropic Clinches Trident Set-Top Deal

Entropic Communications has completed the acquisition of Trident Microsystems' set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) business. The transaction closed on April 12.

The acquired assets include Trident's complete STB product portfolio, comprising a suite of digital STB components and system solutions for the worldwide satellite, terrestrial, cable and IPTV markets. The STB offering includes STB SoCs, DOCSIS modems, interface devices and media processors.

Approximately 365 global employees will immediately become part of Entropic.
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