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General Instrument Corporation provides integrated and interactive broadband access solutions. It supplies digital and analog set-top terminals and systems for wired and wireless cable television networks, as well as hybrid fiber/coaxial network transmission systems used by cable television operators. The company also offers digital satellite television systems for programmers, direct-to-home satellite networks, and private networks for business communications. In addition, it provides next-generation broadband access solutions for local telephone companies. The company was formerly known as NextLevel Systems, Inc. and changed its name to General Instrument Corporation in February, 1998. General Instrument Corporation was founded in 1997 and is based in Horsham, Pennsylvania. As of January 5, 2000, General Instrument Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Motorola, Inc.
Motorola completes acquisition of General Instrument (news.cnet.com)