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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Cable TV of East Alabama Selects ARRIS E6000™ Converged Edge Router to Provide a Pathway for Future Services and Subscribers

Cable TV of East Alabama Selects ARRIS E6000(TM) Converged Edge Router to Provide a Pathway for Future Services and Subscribers



SUWANEE, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRS) announced that its E6000(TM) Converged Edge Router (CER) will power enhanced voice, video, and data experiences for Cable TV of East Alabama subscribers. After reviewing several competing solutions, the independent operator selected the ARRIS E6000 CER to support the deployment of future services due to its proven design, cost-effectiveness, and scalability.

The ARRIS E6000 CER allows Cable TV of East Alabama to incrementally increase bandwidth to address IP voice, video, and data services growth through DOCSIS QAM licensing, while lowering CAPEX and cost per channel by delivering 1000+ downstream channel capacity per chassis.

"The E6000 CER enables smaller operators to benefit from increased network capacity and efficiency in the same way that that it empowers larger providers," said Rickey Luke Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, Cable TV of East Alabama. "Now, our infrastructure can scale voice, video, and data services to our growing subscriber base while offering the highest levels of performance and reliability."

"ARRIS's network infrastructure technology and flexible licensing model make solutions like the E6000 CER available to providers of all sizes--providing an extensible design that offers a pathway to accommodate additional subscribers and future services," said Bruce McClelland, President of Network & Cloud and Global Services at ARRIS. "As an independent provider, Cable TV of East Alabama makes an excellent case for the network efficiencies that our solutions can achieve for any segment in the service provider market."

Powering Smarter Networks: The ARRIS E6000 CER
The ARRIS E6000 CER delivers new levels of density and cost-effectiveness in a simple, robust integrated architecture that will enable converged services on broadband networks. The E6000 CER provides a high-availability, high-performance solution, and supports a fully-redundant design.

ARRIS will demo the E6000 CER at The Independent Show in Kansas City, MO, July 27-31(st)--Booth #309 and #311.

About Cable TV of East Alabama
Cable TV of East Alabama began in 1964. It provides Cable, Phone & Internet service to east Alabama for businesses, schools and residences. It is a community driven company with a strong philosophy of and commitment to giving back to the local area that it serves.

Cable TV of East Alabama operates 1,000 miles of cable plant and remains one of the largest independent cable operators in the State of Alabama. Its newest deployment is a next generation Docis 3.0 platform utilizing the network for maximum high speed data services allowing internet speeds of 50 and 100 MB's. The company is continuously constructing plant to provide better service to east Alabama.

Cable TV of East Alabama's founder is Mr. Roy M. Greene. Since approximately 2007, the company has been managed, and more than 50 percent owned, by women.

About ARRIS
ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology. We have continually worked with our customers to transform the experience of entertainment and communications for millions of people across the world. The people of ARRIS are dedicated to the success of our customers, bringing a passion for invention that has fueled our 60-year history: We created digital TV, delivered the first wireless broadband gateway and are pioneering the standards and pathways for tomorrow's personalized, Ultra HD, multiscreen, and cloud services. We are dedicated to meeting today's challenges and preparing for the tasks the future holds. Collaborating with our customers, ARRIS will continue to solve the most pressing challenges of 21st century communications. Together, we are inventing the future. For more information: www.arrisi.com.

For the latest ARRIS news:


-- Check out our Blog: ARRIS EVERYWHERE
-- Follow us on Twitter @ARRIS EVERYWHERE
ARRIS and the ARRIS Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ARRIS Enterprises, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © ARRIS Enterprises, Inc. 2014. All rights reserved.



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Comporium Upgrading to ARRIS E6000™ Converged Edge Router for Bandwidth, Speed, Lower TCO

Comporium Upgrading to ARRIS E6000(TM) Converged Edge Router for Bandwidth, Speed, Lower TCO

Service provider is migrating from the ARRIS C4 CMTS to the ARRIS E6000 CER, advancing capabilities of its existing HFC network

SUWANEE, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comporium, a provider of voice, video, data, wireless and security solutions to parts of North and South Carolina, has begun migrating its ARRIS (Nasdaq:ARRS)-based network to the ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router (CER). Built originally on ARRIS's C4 cable modem termination systems (CMTS), the Comporium Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial (HFC) network will enable delivery of higher bandwidths and faster speeds as the transition to the E6000 CER Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) progresses.

With the E6000 CER, Comporium can satisfy the growing subscriber demand for more advanced services delivered to more connected devices. At the same time, the E6000 CER provides Comporium an unprecedented 1,000+ downstream channel capacity per chassis, significantly decreasing the cost per channel.

While the E6000 CER is the latest generation of network solutions from ARRIS, it brings with it a maturity and stability based on many years of ARRIS C4 CMTS deployment experience. Already today, the E6000 CER provides services to millions of subscribers around the world.

"Our customers expect advanced services and reliability," said Mike Deller, Vice President of Engineering and Planning, Comporium. "Over the years, we've found that ARRIS technology is architected to deliver compelling new services and reliability with a lower total cost of ownership."

"Comporium has always been forward-thinking about technology and how it can benefit their subscribers," said Bruce McClelland, President of Network & Cloud and Global Services, ARRIS. "With Comporium's investment in the ARRIS E6000 CER we're continuing a successful partnership that ARRIS takes great pride in. We're looking forward to playing a part in Comporium's ongoing success."

The E6000 CER provides a high-availability, high-performance solution with unmatched scalability. It supports a fully redundant design with no single point of failure. All elements of the E6000 CER are redundant, either N+1 or 1+1, and all are carrier class, hot-swappable. Software fixes can be applied without impacting service to subscribers.

About Comporium
Comporium, Inc., headquartered in Rock Hill, S.C., is a diversified privately held communications company providing voice, video, data, wireless, security and advertising services. Comporium's ventures include companies providing fiber transport and business solutions, data storage and managed services, smart devices and connected home/car services, and digital signage. For more information, please visit www.comporium.com.

About ARRIS
ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology. We have continually worked with our customers to transform the experience of entertainment and communications for millions of people across the world. The people of ARRIS are dedicated to the success of our customers, bringing a passion for invention that has fueled our 60-year history: We created digital TV, delivered the first wireless broadband gateway and are pioneering the standards and pathways for tomorrow's personalized, Ultra HD, multiscreen, and cloud services. We are dedicated to meeting today's challenges and preparing for the tasks the future holds. Collaborating with our customers, ARRIS will continue to solve the most pressing challenges of 21st century communications. Together, we are inventing the future. For more information: www.arrisi.com.

For the latest ARRIS news:


-- Check out our Blog: ARRIS EVERYWHERE
-- Follow us on Twitter @ARRIS EVERYWHERE
ARRIS and the ARRIS Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ARRIS Enterprises, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © ARRIS Enterprises, Inc. 2014. All rights reserved.

SOURCE ARRIS Group, Inc.

ARRIS Group, Inc.

CONTACT: Kalia Farrell, +1-215-323-1059, Kalia.Farrell@arrisi.com

Web Site: http://www.arrisi.com


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