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Motorola Acquires Broadbus Technologies

Motorola has announced its acquisition of content-on-demand technology company Broadbus Technologies.
With the close of the transaction, Motorola gains content management and distribution capabilities to address growing market opportunities such as mobile video, VoD, network-based digital video recording, on-demand ad insertion and switched digital video.
"We announced the finalisation of this deal at IBC," commented Tom Kennedy, Senior Director, marketing at Broadbus. "This will make a big difference. We've had some great success in North America, good strong business here in Europe and we're starting to make in-roads in Asia. As part of Motorola's connected home division we can leverage all the other technologies within the organisation and accelerate significantly along our development path."
At IBC, Broadbus has announced the latest version of its award-winning on-demand video platform. The release extends Broadbus' carrier-class on-demand system with enhanced support for IPTV applications and new reliability features.

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