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Next Level Communications  (Stock symbol: NXTV ) Acquired by Motorola (2003)

6085 State Farm Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Michael Norris (11/00)
Finance: James Ide
Technology: William Weeks
Sales/Marketing: Hans Van Welzen; Pat Pachynski
General Counsel/Legal: Keith Zar

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Lynn Forester (1stMark Holdings);  Craig Kornblau (Universal Studios);  Paul Latchford (Spencer Trask);  John McCartney (Datatec Vice Chairman);  Richard Smith (General Instruments Executive VP)

Business description: Next Level is a world leader in integrated broadband access platforms for delivering any combination of voice, high-speed data and multi-stream digital video services into the home or office. Next Level offers a unified multi-service, multi-band platform that lets communications service providers enter a more profitable broadband market segment by delivering a virtual communications and entertainment center over existing copper telephone lines. Next Level's highly scalable networking products, management tools and support assistance allow communications service providers to deliver a range of subscriber services, and realize significant new revenue streams.
Customers include: Ace Communications Group;  Allendale Telephone Co.;  Brandenburg Telecom LLC;  Cameron Communications;  Eckles Telephone Co.;  En-Tel Communications;  Halstad Communications;  Halstad Telephone Co.;  Hector Communications;  Home Telephone Co.;  Horry Telephone Cooperative;  Hutchinson Telecommunications;  Hutchinson Telephone Co.;  Interstate Telecommunications Cooperative;  McCook Cooperative Telephone Co.;  MH Telecom;  North Central Communications;  NU Telecom;  PBT Communications;  Sherburne Telephone Co.;  South Central Rural Telephone Cooperative;  United Telephone Co.;  Venus Telephone Corp;  West Carolina Rural Telephone Cooperative;  WH-Link LLC;  Wyoming Telco
Partners include: Bell CanadaBroadcomFrance TelecomLiberate TechnologiesMotorolaMyrioTektronixTelecom PartnersTelespree Communications;  Gemstar-TV Guide International;  iMagic TV;  Orca International

Rounds: 1
Recent Fundings: Feb 2002
Capital raised: 30.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Motorola (2003)
Stock Symbol: NXTV
Corporate investors: General Instruments;  Motorola Ventures

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Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1994
Headcount: 201-300 as of Jun 2003
Rounds: 1
Recent Fundings: Feb 2002
Capital Raised: 30.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Motorola (2003)
Stock Symbol: NXTV