Year founded: 1998
Company Description: BigBand Networks provides platforms for broadband multimedia services, optimally communicating and processing video, voice and data for delivery throughout networks. As a result, network operators can cost-effectively expand revenue-generating offerings, including high-speed data, voice over IP, digital broadcast television, HDTV, local advertising, VOD and iTV. Major operators rely on the company's platforms to deliver services to more than 20 million digital television and high speed data subscribers.
Exit Description: IPO, NASDAQ, in March 2007 (NASDAQ: BBND)