Moto posts $5 billion in quarterly sales; CommScope brings RFoG to Europe

> Motorola posted first quarter sales of $5 billion including sales of $838 million for its Home Products segment where it shipped 3.1 million digital entertainment devices and "secured wins with four customers to support the delivery of ultra-broadband triple play services." News release.

> Motorola's erstwhile companion in the FCC-targeted cable set-top duopoly, Cisco, has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, May 12 to announce its third quarter fiscal year 2010 financial results. Cisco's third quarter ends May 1. News release.

> CommScope sees a market for RF over Glass (RFoG) in the Old Country and has accordingly revised its platform to be more compatible with PON technologies that fit into the EuroDocsis profile. Story.

> It turns out all that glitters is not fiber optics. Corning said it made $816 million in profit in the first quarter primarily by selling LCD glass for flat panel TVs and computers and durable cover glass for cell phones and handheld video devices. On the other hand, sales in the telecommunications unit dropped 5 percent driven by lower optical fiber sales in China. Story.

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