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Chile's VTR Selects ARRIS to Enhance High-Speed Broadband Services
The ARRIS E6000™ Converged Edge Router to provide VTR with new levels of bandwidth and efficiency

SUWANEE, Ga., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTR GlobalCom S.A. (VTR) today announced it has chosen ARRIS Group, Inc's (NASDAQ: ARRS) E6000 Converged Edge Router (CER) to grow its network and offer enhanced high-speed broadband services.

The E6000 CER also enables VTR concurrently to reduce its operating expenditures with industry-leading rack space, power, and cooling efficiencies, and a 'wire-once' architecture that reduces the need for re-cabling in the data center.

"Chile's consumers are demanding more content, at faster speeds and on more connected devices than ever," said Dale Bassen, chief technology officer, VTR. "The ARRIS E6000 allows us to meet this growing appetite for content, while providing our fastest broadband speeds. ARRIS's CCAP platform also delivers immediate operational savings and the option to scale to future consumer entertainment desires."

"VTR came to us with two goals: attract and retain customers with super-fast broadband speeds, and deliver these services using less rack space and power," said German laryczower, senior vice president Sales, Caribbean and Latin America, ARRIS. "VTR selected our E6000 CER for its ability to achieve both at the same time. Now, they've joined a growing list of global service providers that have made the same choice to realize operational savings today while preparing for the future."

Powering Smarter Networks: The ARRIS E6000 CER

The ARRIS E6000 CER is based on the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) specification that enables operators like VTR to optimize IP content delivery and cost-effectively deploy DOCSIS®, PacketCable™, DSG/ADSG, and PacketCable Multimedia (PCMM™) services. The E6000 CER is the industry's leading CCAP solution, providing service to millions of subscribers worldwide through a high-availability, high-performance solution that supports a fully redundant design.

The ARRIS E6000 will be on display at SCTE 2014, Colorado Convention Center, Booth #1764.

About VTR GlobalCom S.A.
VTR GlobalCom S.A. (VTR) is Chile's largest multi-channel television provider, and a leading provider of broadband internet and residential voice services. VTR provides video, broadband internet, and traditional circuit-switched & digital (VoIP) telephony services to 2.6 million service subscribers (RGUs) represented by 1.2 million customers, as of June 30, 2014. VTR's customers are located in Santiago, Chile's largest city, the large regional cities of Iquique, Antofagasta, Concepcion, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso, Rancagua, and smaller cities across Chile. Its cable network is 82% upgraded to two-way capability, with 86% of cable homes passed served by a network with a bandwidth of at least 750 MHz.

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 around the world. The people of ARRIS are dedicated to the success of our customers, bringing a passion for invention that has fueled our 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

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