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Germany's NetCologne Selects ARRIS Gateways to Enhance Broadband Speeds and Video Streaming

COLOGNE, Germany, June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS International, plc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) today announced that German telecommunications and cable provider NetCologne has selected the ARRIS Touchstone TG2492 Gateway to bring gigabit speeds and superior wireless broadband coverage to its subscribers in the area of Cologne.

The ARRIS TG2492 is a EuroDOCSIS gateway designed to deliver ultra-fast broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps and the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi—setting the stage for new, high-speed IP services and improved wireless coverage for NetCologne subscribers.

"We're really looking forward to the enhanced service level we can offer to our customers thanks to our partnership with ARRIS," said Volker Kähler, Director Product Management at NetCologne. "The ownership of connected devices at home is growing, and at the same time, we're seeing video streaming mature. The ARRIS TG2492 will empower us to roll out the very best service to our customers, which is always our main objective."

"ARRIS's growth strategy involves bringing our global scale to bear on local markets to meet the very precise needs of our service provider customers around the world," said Steve McCaffery, Managing Director of International Sales and Business Operations for ARRIS's International Business Operations Group. "The Touchstone TG2492 is our flagship wireless broadband gateway and will enable NetCologne to deepen its relationship with subscribers by offering an unrivalled service in its region. In today's increasingly demanding service environment, we give our global customers a competitive advantage by enabling the best wireless broadband performance and gigabit speeds."

Superior Wireless Performance: ARRIS Touchstone TG2492

Key features of the ARRIS Touchstone TG2492 include:

  • EuroDOCSIS 3.0 wireless EMTA, featuring up to 24x8 channel bonding for enhanced broadband speeds
  • Dual-band concurrent 802.11n 2.4GHz and 802.11ac 5GHz radios for superior wireless coverage and performance
  • Up to two lines of carrier-grade Voice over IP (VoIP)
  • Support for IPv6, Business Services, and Wi-Fi Hotspots for the ultimate extensibility in operator deployments

About NetCologne 
NetCologne is one of the biggest regional providers of modern telecommunication services in Germany. For more than 20 years the company supplies people in Cologne and the surrounding regions with high-speed data connections.

NetCologne offers the whole range of modern communication to private and business customers: Internet, Telephone, Cable-TV, Mobile as well as Data- and Domain services.

The performance of NetCologne is enhanced by its own fibre-network, which encompasses more than 23.500 kilometers of fiber optic cables. It belongs to one of the most modern networks in Europe and is constantly expanded.

About ARRIS 
ARRIS International plc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) is a world leader in entertainment and communications technology. Our innovations combine hardware, software, and services across the cloud, network, and home to power TV and Internet for millions of people around the globe. The people of ARRIS collaborate with the world's top service providers, content providers, and retailers to advance the state of our industry and pioneer tomorrow's connected world. For more information, visit www.arris.com.

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