Skyworth Group has concluded the acquisition of Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron)’s set-top box manufacturing business (Altech UEC South Africa). Altron announced in Q3 2018 that it was close to selling off the business, with the Competition Commission giving the regulatory nod of approval in Q1 2019.
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Senior Research Analyst, Service Provider Technology
Samuel McLaughlin covers the global set-top box ecosystem. In his role on the service provider technology team, he closely follows and advises on service provider technology, focusing on set-top boxes, monitoring and analyzing technology developments in satellite, cable, IPTV, OTT, and terrestrial networks
Previously, he worked as a research analyst in the strategic technologies team at ABI Research, where he published a variety of insight and strategy reports covering location-based services and low-power wide area networks. Samuel holds a master’s degree in mechatronic systems from the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany, and a master’s degree in electronic engineering, from Ulster University, United Kingdom.
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