Thomson Launches New Business Group Targeting Telcos

Thomson has created a new division to address the needs of broadband service providers.

The company announced Dec. 29 the formation of the Thomson-Inverted Advanced Development Group, which will be headed by Eric Carreel, the co-founder of Inventel.

According to Bruno Fabre, Thomson vice president of Telcoms, "The formation of the Thomson-Inverted Advanced Product Development Group will reinforce Thomson's reputation as a leader in innovative technologies and creative product development and significantly enhance out ability to serve our network operator and ISP client base."

The focus of the new group will be to develop broadband service delivery products intended for commercialization by the Telcom and Home Networking Business units of the company.