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ARRIS Speaker to Present at SCTE Canada Summit; Wi-Fi® Primer Preps Attendees for Wireless Symposium

SUWANEE, Ga., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) today announced its participation and speaker lineup for the SCTE Canadian Summit in Toronto, March 27-28, 2012.  The SCTE Canadian Summit is an international event for cable engineering professionals focusing on the exchange of technical information for today and tomorrow.

Michael Emmendorfer, ARRIS Senior Director, Solution Architecture and Strategy, will present a paper entitled "Next Generation–Cable Access Network (NG-CAN): Examination of the Business Drivers and Network Approaches to Enable a Multi-Gigabit Downstream and Gigabit Upstream DOCSIS® Service over Coaxial Networks" at 9:45 AM on Wednesday, March 28th. His presentation is part of the breakout session named "We Better Get this Right! Critical Elements in the Planning and Evolution of HFC Networks in Canada."

Jerry L. Patton, Product Manager Wireless Networking and Janice Despotakis, Manager Marketing Communications, both from the Access and Transport team at ARRIS, have co-authored a primer titled "What is Wi-Fi?"  The primer was developed to support SCTE's Wireless Symposium, which will take place on March 26 in Toronto, Canada the day before the summit. SCTE primers are a member resource and the Wi-Fi primer can be viewed on the registration pages of the Wireless Symposium and Canadian Summit through the month of March.  It can also be viewed from the Primer Series page of the SCTE website.

ARRIS has a long history of service to the Canadian cable service provider market and is fully committed to its long-term success.  Its industry-leading solutions and products have been deployed at all of Canada's top MSOs, including Rogers Communications Inc, Shaw Communications, Videotron, Cogeco and Eastlink.


ARRIS is a global communications technology company specializing in the design, engineering and supply of communications and IP technologies that support broadband services for residential and business customers around the world. The company supplies broadband operators with the tools and platforms they need to deliver carrier-grade telephony, network video processing, whole home video, demand driven video, next-generation advertising, network and workforce management solutions, access and transport architectures and ultra high-speed data services. Headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia, USA, ARRIS has R&D centers in Suwanee; Beaverton, OR; Chicago, IL; Kirkland, WA; State College, PA; Wallingford, CT; Waltham, MA; Cork, Ireland; and Shenzhen, China, and operates support and sales offices throughout the world. Information about ARRIS products and services can be found at


Alex Swan, ARRIS Media Relations, +1-678-473-8327 office, +1-404-307-5485 mobile,