ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCTE-Cable Tec Expo -- ARRIS Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRS) today announced WOW!, one of the leading providers of high-speed Internet, cable TV, and phone services, selected the ARRIS E6000™ Converged Edge Router (CER) to deliver faster speeds and greater network coverage to its more than 700,000 subscribers. The E6000 CER is a leading network component of the ARRIS end-to-end portfolio – which spans the cloud, network, and home.
More content on more devices are placing increasing demands for available bandwidth, infrastructure optimization, and high-quality efficient delivery of entertainment and business services. WOW! chose the ARRIS E6000 CER to help solve today's network challenges – and to enable efficient and scalable expansion to meet this growing consumer demand for your media, your way experiences. This agreement follows WOW!'s successful deployment of the ARRIS Whole Home Solution with Moxi® User Interface.
"Our subscribers need faster speeds and more entertainment and business services options than ever before," said Cash Hagen, Chief Technology Officer, WOW. "The ARRIS E6000 CER enables us to deliver popular services to meet our customers' needs today – as well as the assurance that it will grow and evolve with us as we continue to deliver new experiences in the future."
"The ARRIS E6000 CER delivers new levels of density and cost-effectiveness in a robust integrated architecture that enables converged services on broadband networks," said Bruce McClelland, President, Network & Cloud, Global Services, ARRIS. "The E6000 CER is scalable to deliver these efficiencies for the world's largest to small-and mid-sized service providers. WOW! has deployed an innovative solution to not only increase subscriber satisfaction and retention, but ultimately deliver game-changing entertainment and business services at faster speeds while using much less space and power."
Powering Smarter Networks: About the ARRIS E6000 CER
The ARRIS E6000 CER provides a high-availability, high-performance solution with unmatched scalability. It supports a fully redundant design with no single point of failure.
The E6000 CER offers:
- Integrated, hitless RF fail-over, hot-swapping of cards, and field-deployment ready IPv6 support;
- Ability to maximize revenue off a single chassis, with one of the highest densities per rack unit available, to deliver more services at faster speeds while using much less space and power;
- Increased subscriber satisfaction and retention with a self-healing design that minimizes service outages (designed for 99.999% system availability);
- Preservation of capital investment with a flexible platform that offers a "wire-once" architecture with software upgradeability and easy expansion via a mid-plane design;
- Ability to mix and match ARRIS cable edge products to create the optimum network configuration for deploying tomorrow's services with today's hardware.
WOW! has been one of the nation's leading providers of high-speed Internet, cable TV, and phone serving communities in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio since 1996, and in Kansas, South Dakota and the Southeast since 2012. The company is dedicated to delighting customers with friendly, quality service at affordable prices. WOW! is privately owned by Avista Capital Partners.
ARRIS is a premier video and broadband technology company that transforms how service providers worldwide deliver entertainment and communications without boundaries. Its powerful end-to-end platforms enable service and content providers to improve the way people connect – with each other and with their favorite content. The Company's vision and expertise continue to drive the industry's innovations, as they have for more than 60 years. Headquartered north of Atlanta, in Suwanee, Georgia, ARRIS has R&D, sales and support centers throughout the world. For more information: www.arrisi.com
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