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Technetix announces new Americas CTO

Technetix Americas is delighted to announce the appointment of Hernan Cadiz as Chief Technology Officer, Americas. Hernan brings over twenty years expertise in engineering in the telecommunications sector to Technetix Inc. He is looking forward to driving strategy for the next generation of products in the entire Americas region and building on the market leading solutions already developed by the CTO team at Technetix.

Hernan was previously Vice-President of CALA/EMEA Sales and Business Development at Concurrent. He has also held senior positions at Sumitomo Electric, ARRIS, Ericsson and Nortel Networks. Hernan has extensive experience in developing solutions for IMS, DOCSIS, EPON, HFC, Routing and Video Content Delivery.

The best jumper cables for in the home

Our challenge was to develop a jumper cable and connectors that provide optimal performance in the home environment with extreme screening effectiveness (>130 dBi) over the whole cable frequency range.

To ensure adequate protection from LTE/4G and other services interfering to cable signal within the home, high screening effectiveness is required. To meet this requirement, Technetix has developed a jumper cable with straight and right-angled connectors. The Technetix jumper cables are using uniquely designed F-safe connectors. These connectors utilize special springs to ease the installation and secure a screening effective connection over time. Another advantage of the springs is that cold flow is no longer an issue making the jumpers unique solution for in the home. Technetix pays close attention to detail in all aspects of development, from specification of the materials, construction and performance characteristics. This thorough approach enhances the end user experience, from the ease of installation to the long-life expectancy of the product. The precise dimensions used, combined with the outstanding resilience of the connectors and inner pins, delivers a very reliable connection. The connectors are tightly secured, and have molded ends to ensure enhanced pull strength and strain relief.

The cables’ inner conductors are soldered to their inner pins to maintain excellent electrical and mechanical performance. Technetix jumper cables exhibit low insertion loss, high return loss and very high screening effectiveness over the whole frequency range.

The new right angled connector is more convenient to use, especially where the connection point is difficult to access when a television (TV) is fitted to the wall, for example. Many people prefer to fit a TV to the wall in their homes, but this comes with challenges. The new right-angled jumper is designed to eliminate a bend in the cable to make a connection, reducing the risk of EMC interference caused by exceeding the recommended minimum bend radius. The TV is just one example where this product is beneficial, these benefits can apply to all equipment.


  • No risk of deformation or destruction of the cable due to exceeding the minimum bend radius
  • No risk of deformation or breaking the connection port
  • Simple/easy access in tight spaces
  • Low insertion loss and high return loss
  • No cold flow
  • Extreme high screening effectiveness (>130dBi) over the whole cable frequency range
  • Perfect connection for many years

Technetix partners with Digital Electronic Supply (DES)

Technetix is pleased to announce its partnership with Digital Electronic Supply (DES) to promote DES cable products exclusively in the Americas. Technetix has an extensive Supplies portfolio offering a comprehensive range of products for the HFC network, featuring quality brands from trusted manufacturers. The partnership with DES is another extension to Technetix’ product portfolio to offer coaxial cable in a variety of specifications and packaging requirements.

“We are excited to enter this partnership with DES,” said Nathan Francis, President of Technetix Americas. “DES products have been extensively used and tested in the Americas market and adding them to our portfolio enables us to continue to provide our customers a single source option while knowing we offer only the highest quality brands to our Supplies portfolio.”

“DES is delighted to form this alliance with Technetix,” added DES General Manager Chris Guest. “Their proven abilities from 10+ years in the market paired with solid quality and broad product range makes Technetix an excellent partner. We look forward to driving the market forward in the years to come.”

Technetix selects Telonix as Canadian partner

Technetix is pleased to have selected TELONIX Communications as its channel partner in Canada. TELONIX will support the entire Technetix range of headend electronics, access technology, 1GHz and 1.2GHz taps, and connected home products. Headquartered in suburban Toronto, TELONIX has representation in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta with sales and sales engineering coverage throughout Canada. “We are excited to enter the Canadian market with TELONIX as our partner,” said Nathan Francis, President of Technetix Americas. “They are a technically-proficient, highly-focused firm with a complimentary line card to Technetix as well as training, repair and distribution capabilities that will enable us to fully serve our customers.” “TELONIX is proud to add Technetix as a strategic partner,” said TELONIX President, Eric Goulden. “They share our commitment to provide innovative solutions and reduced Total Cost of Ownership, along with the highest levels of customer service and outstanding technical support.”

Liberty Global Ventures makes strategic investment in Technetix

Funding will support growth and market expansion, allowing accelerated development of next generation technology platforms TECHNETIX has raised £7.5 million in strategic funding by new investor, Liberty Global Ventures, the global investment fund owned by Liberty Global. Technetix supplies critical headend and access transmission systems for fibre and HFC (hybrid fibre coax) networks. The investment will enable further market traction and a broader range of business opportunities giving our customers an unparalleled range of solutions. Paul Broadhurst, CEO of Technetix said “We are excited about receiving this investment and further cementing the already close relationship we have with Liberty Global. We are resolutely focussed on delivering the next generation technology platforms to market which form a key part of our customers’ networks allowing expansion, better efficiency while minimising total cost of ownership. The funding will assist in scaling our business in all areas to meet future growth” Colin Buechner, MD Access Network of Liberty Global, said, “Liberty Global Ventures invests in companies which provide high strategic value to our markets. Technetix is a key partner to Liberty Global delivering unique expertise and technology know-how. We look forward to partnering even closer with Technetix as a result of this investment.”

Technetix Group acquires ARRIS Supplies Division

Acquisition to enable accelerated growth in the Americas cable market.

Technetix Group Ltd announced on Wednesday 22nd July its agreement to purchase the assets of the ARRIS Supplies Division—formerly Telewire Supply and part of ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS).

Acquisition to enable accelerated growth in the Americas cable market.

BURGESS HILL, UK - July 22nd, 2015 - Technetix Group Ltd (Burgess Hill, UK), a leading global broadband cable and telecommunications equipment supplier, today announced its agreement to purchase the assets of the ARRIS Supplies Division—formerly Telewire Supply and part of ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS).

The acquisition will enable significant growth and market traction for Technetix, expanding its footprint in the Americas and offering customers a greater range of solutions and support services.

Technetix will merge the ARRIS Supplies business into its existing USA operations in Denver, Colorado, enhancing its local platform for innovation and better serving the region’s leading cable operators. The transaction is expected to close in the latter half of Q3, 2015.

Paul Broadhurst, CEO of Technetix Group, said, “We are delighted with this acquisition as Technetix and ARRIS Supplies are complementary businesses. We are committed to working with ARRIS to ensure that the expectations of ARRIS Supplies’ customers are met throughout the acquisition process and beyond. We will continue to serve our customers, both new and existing, with innovative products and enhanced service. This acquisition will be transformational for Technetix and will place the company in an ideal position for accelerated growth in the Americas market, adding customer base, extensive products and broad employee talent.”

John Caezza, President of ARRIS Access Technologies said, “The ARRIS Supplies team delivers unique expertise and technology know-how that will help drive innovation for the Technetix product portfolio and better serve its customers. Our leadership in the Americas will bolster Technetix’ local footprint, while serving as a platform for its global growth.”