Murata Electronics North America Inc. and its parent company Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., closed the deal to acquire RF Monolithics Inc. in a purchase that translates to  $1.78 per share (click here for more information). The Dallas-based RFM will continue to market its wireless-connectivity products under the RFM brand as a wholly owned subsidiary. Murata plans to use its new purchase to attack the healthcare, energy, industrial and M2M arenas…Zayo Group LLC wrapped its purchase of fiber-based infrastructure provider AboveNet Inc. The combined company will operate in 45 U.S. states, and in seven countries in North America and Europe. Its network spans more than 61,000 route miles with 4.6 million miles of fiber, serving some 9,000 buildings, including major datacenters, telecom hubs, enterprise buildings and wireless towers. Services include dark fiber, wavelengths, SONET, Ethernet and colocation…Ixia and BreakingPoint Systems Inc. are about to merge in a deal worth $160 million in cash. This purchase reportedly will allow Ixia to provide an end-to-end solution that monitors, tests, and optimizes converged networks for ongoing cyber-security and performance testing…Ingram Micro is poised to acquire all of the outstanding shares of BrightPoint Inc.’s common stock for $9 per share in cash, a 66-percent premium to BrightPoint’s closing stock price on June 29, and a 35-percent premium to the 90-day average trading price. The transaction is worth approximately $840 million, including debt. The combo company will create a global provider of device-lifecycle services and solutions for the mobility industry.

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Nielsen launched monthly viewership visualization tool “The Gauge” Thursday. It shows how audiences in the US use streaming services on their TVs and how the streaming usage compares to traditional

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