* PLP licenses Corning FTTx connector patents
By Brian Santo
“PLP is pleased to be able to address the growing market demand for preconnectorized optical terminals,” said John Hofstetter, director of marketing and sales for PLP. “PLP’s innovative Coyote Closure designs, coupled with Corning’s OptiTap Connector technology, can advance the use of cost-effective preconnectorized products in FTTx deployments.”
* OpenTV ups revenue, increases net loss in Q2
By Traci Patterson
OpenTV brought in $24.3 million in revenue in Q2, down 8 percent sequentially but up 3 percent year-on-year. The company ended the quarter with a net loss of $4.9 million, compared with $2.5 million in the year-ago quarter.
In June OpenTV introduced its new Rapid Porting Program (RPP) to provide rapid ports of OpenTV middleware to chipsets and set-top boxes.