Motorola Delivers High-Speed Internet Experience to Two Million More Homes in Europe, Middle East & Africa During 2004

    Basingstoke, England (ots/PRNewswire) -

    - Record Two Million Cable modems Shipped in Region

    Motorola, Inc (NYSE: MOT) continues to lead the broadband revolution in EMEA with two million cable modems shipped in the region during 2004. As the leading cable modem supplier, Motorola is at the forefront of the connected home revolution by bringing together its expertise in broadband with leadership in wireless to create seamless experiences for the consumer.

    As enthusiasm for the connected home experience grows, demand for broadband is estimated to increase rapidly. Forrester[1] estimates that by 2010, residential broadband take up is expected to reach 41% of Western European households.

    Motorola is driving this trend forward with advanced products that meet the needs of consumers. Throughout 2005 the company will be enhancing its range of cable modems to include new applications, such as voice and in-home wireless capabilities (WiFi). These Motorola connected home solutions seamlessly connect consumers to the information and entertainment that's important to them.

    "Motorola is committed to the vision of the 'connected home' by continually innovating and bringing technologically advanced products to market which help consumers take advantage of the broadband connection in their homes," said Paul King, Vice President, Connected Home Solutions, EMEA. "Shipping two million cable modems during 2004 is not only a testimony to our technology and excellent partner relationships throughout the region, it also demonstrates the progress made in the EMEA broadband market."

    Motorola has shipped more than 21 million cable modems worldwide and is a supplier of cable modems to 28 countries in EMEA since 1997.

    For images and more information on Motorola's cable modem range, please visit

    About Motorola

    Motorola is a Fortune 100 global communications leader that provides seamless mobility products and solutions across broadband, embedded systems and wireless networks. In your home, auto, workplace and all spaces in between, seamless mobility means you can reach the people, things and information you need, anywhere, anytime. Seamless mobility harnesses the power of technology convergence and enables smarter, faster, cost-effective and flexible communication. Motorola had sales of US$31.3 billion in 2004. For more information:

    MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. (c) Motorola, Inc. 2005.

    [1] `European Residential Broadband Forecast: 2004 To 2010, Forrester Research, Inc., December 21, 2004

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