SEOUL, South Korea, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- South Korean operator LG U+ is expanding its deployment of the E6000® Converged Edge Router (CER) from ARRIS International, plc (NASDAQ: ARRS) to deliver gigabit speed broadband services across its entire nationwide footprint.
The rollout extends ARRIS's and LG U+'s partnership to deliver advanced broadband and video services in South Korea, following an initial deployment of E6000 CERs in major cosmopolitan areas last year. The ARRIS E6000 CER enables LG U+ to build upon its existing cable infrastructure using hybrid fiber coaxial (HFC) technology to achieve significant cost savings and accelerate next-generation service delivery.
LG U+ and other leading service providers around the world have chosen the market-leading ARRIS E6000 CER to power their gigabit deployments today, while preparing for tomorrow's services through its software-upgradable DOCSIS® 3.1-ready architecture.
"ARRIS's E6000 enables LG U+ to leverage its existing HFC infrastructure to quickly and cost-effectively scale to the next-generation of services," said Tim Gropp, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific Sales, ARRIS. "By broadening deployment of the ARRIS E6000 LG U+ is investing in their network's evolution—anticipating future growth as well as subscribers' ever-growing expectations."
"The ARRIS E6000 CER is the leading CCAP solution for delivering gigabit services," said Bruce McClelland, President, Network & Cloud, Global Services, ARRIS. "Our close collaboration with LG U+ in South Korea enables us to provide the scale and expertise to deliver top broadband speeds and advanced video services to millions of subscribers, today and well into the future."
Powering Smarter Networks: The ARRIS E6000 CER
The E6000 CER is based on the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) specification that enables providers to optimize IP content delivery and deploy services cost-effectively. The E6000 CER is the industry's leading CCAP solution, providing service to millions of subscribers worldwide through a high-availability, high-performance architecture that supports a redundant design. The world's leading service providers have chosen the E6000 CER to power their future networks and advanced services. This announcement extends its streak of global wins including Altice, nbn, Telstra, Liberty Global, Comcast, SK Broadband, GCI, and WOW!
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