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SUWANEE, Ga., Sept 07, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
ARRIS (Nasdaq: ARRS) today announced that its Touchstone Telephony Gateway TG852G has been awarded DOCSIS(R) 3.0 certification in CableLabs(R)' Wave #76.
The TG852G hardware is the newest generation ARRIS DOCSIS 3.0-certified wireless gateway with support for up to 8 bonded downstream channels and up to 4 bonded upstream channels -- which can deliver in excess of 320 Mbp/s and 120 Mbp/s, respectively. The TG852G combines 2 voice ports, a 4-port Gigabyte Router and an 802.11n wireless access point into a single device capable of supporting both home and small office applications. Using multiprocessor technology, the TG852G achieves this high bandwidth performance without affecting voice quality, a historical ARRIS product standard.
"DOCSIS 3.0 certification is a key step in bringing to market an IP Gateway EMTA that meets the stringent requirements of service providers," said ARRIS Broadband Communications Systems SVP Derek Elder. "Reliability and WiFi performance are key to MSOs managing their operating expenses as they launch these new advanced services. The TG852G is built to meet these needs with a high power WiFi subsystem, internal antennas and power supplies and the reliability that is expected from ARRIS products."
ARRIS is a global communications technology company specializing in the design, engineering and supply of technology that supports 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 www.arrisi.com.
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