Tyco Electronics is to acquire ADC, a move that will create a powerful new player in the market for supplying FTTH equipment to NBN Co, and a host of other telecoms market segments.
on 07/13/2010 – Made popular on 07/13/2010
Global telecoms hardware maker TE Connectivity has won a $400 million contract NBN Co to supply connectivity products for the National Broadband Network. The five-year deal will see TE Connectivity, which recently changed its name from Tyco Electronics, supply a range of equipment for the second release sites of the NBN.
Sure, we have our Roombas and a few AR Drones here and there, but researchers expect that we’ll have many more – and better – robots within the next few years and that the overall market should hit $6.5 billion by 2017.
According to ABI Research’s Consumer Electronics Research Service, the consumer robotics market is currently at about $1.6 billion and growing.