Aurora Networks acquires GoBackTV

Aurora Networks, Inc., which develops optical communications systems for cable operators, says it has acquired GoBackTV, Inc. GoBackTV provides headend and edge equipment.

Aurora Networks, Inc., which develops optical communications systems for cable operators, says it has acquired GoBackTV, Inc. GoBackTV provides headend and edge equipment. Aurora Networks expects the acquisition to increase its in-house DOCSIS and edge QAM expertise, as well as enable the company to better support stream-based video services.

Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Aurora Networks expects the companies to be fully combined within two months.

“GoBackTV fills expertise in evolving areas that represent timely opportunities for Aurora Networks to expand its technology in line with the needs of cable operators,” said Guy Sucharczuk, chairman, president, and CEO of Aurora Networks. “We are using this acquisition to increase our technology base enabling us to expand the breadth of our product lines, thus maintaining our lead as the cable operator’s main partner to build future-proof networks.”

GoBackTV, headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, has approximately 20 current employees that will be integrated into Aurora Networks’ Santa Clara campus.

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