Element 14 (company)

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Element 14 Ltd
Industry Digital subscriber line
Fate Acquired
Predecessor Acorn Computers
Successor Broadcom
Founded 14 January 1999 (1999-01-14)[2]
Defunct 4 October 2000 (2000-10-04)[1]
Key people
Stan Boland

Element 14 Ltd was a British developer of digital subscriber line (DSL) equipment created from the restructuring of Acorn Computers in January 1999.[2][3]


  1. ^ Gain, Bruce (4 October 2000). "Broadcom to pay $594M for European DSL supplier". EE Times. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Clarke, Peter (14 January 1999). "Acorn renamed, refocused as Element 14". EE Times. EE Times. Retrieved 17 May 2012. Acorn Computers Ltd. has changed its name to Element 14 Ltd. as part of its conversion from a computer designer and manufacturer to a developer of software and silicon intellectual property (IP). 
  3. ^ Wilson, Dave (4 October 2000). "Broadcom acquires Element 14". The Engineer. Retrieved 11 May 2012.