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Kabel Noord Selects ARRIS DOCSIS 3.0 C4 CMTS Platform

SUWANEE, Ga., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARRIS (Nasdaq: ARRS) announced today that N.V. Kabeltelevisie Noord-Oost Friesland, known as Kabel Noord, has selected the ARRIS DOCSIS 3.0 C4 CMTS platform to increase the data speeds it offers its 25,000 customers in the northeastern areas of Friesland, The Netherlands. Kabel Noord currently offers access to its own ISP, KNID, as well as those from two other Dutch MSOs, UPC and Ziggo, and intends to use the DOCSIS 3.0 C4 platform to consolidate the three services to upgrade and manage the various traffic flows from inside its network.

"We selected the ARRIS C4 CMTS platform for our data service upgrade because it specifically addressed the needs and architecture of a system our size," said Kabel Noord CTO Anton van der Hoek. "Combining several providers on to one platform gives us the flexibility and reliability that are critical for our service plan."

"We are most pleased to be able to help Kabel Noord realize their ambitious data service upgrade plans," said Claudio Cerioli, ARRIS SVP, Sales for EMEA. "The selection of our C4 CMTS platform testifies to its ability to scale to meet the architectural needs of systems of all sizes and all environments."

About Kabel Noord

Kabel Noord is headquartered in Dokkum, The Netherlands and serves communities in five counties in the country's northernmost region, Friesland. It offers customers voice, video and data as well as serving local businesses with Internet access and video-conferencing.

About ARRIS

ARRIS is a global communications technology company specializing in the design, engineering and supply of technology supporting triple- and quad-play broadband services for residential and business customers around the world. The company supplies broadband operators with the tools and platforms they need to deliver reliable telephony, demand driven video, next-generation advertising and high-speed data services. ARRIS products expand and help grow network capacity with access and outside plant construction equipment, reliably deliver voice, video and data services and assure optimal service delivery for end customers. Headquartered in Suwanee, GA, USA, ARRIS has R&D centers in Suwanee; Chicago, IL; State College, PA; Beaverton, OR; Wallingford, CT; 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.

SOURCE ARRIS

Alex Swan, ARRIS Media Relations, +1-678-473-8327, alex.swan@arrisi.com