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Net2TV Portico TV Streaming Comes to ARRIS Set-Tops

SUWANEE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2014-- ARRIS Group Inc.’s (NASDAQ:ARRS) ARRIS Market platform will add Net2TV Corp.’s streaming television service, Portico TV, to its over-the-top (OTT) content library beginning early next year.

ARRIS Market is an operator customizable HTML environment that works with the ARRIS Whole Home Solution to give operators unprecedented flexibility in controlling the content as well as the look and feel on the ARRIS set-top user experience.

“Net2TV furthers the variety of programming our operators can offer, giving them a competitive advantage in vying for the consumers’ business,” said Ron Miller, vice president, Product Management, Consumer Solutions, ARRIS. “Net2TV’s Portico TV broadens the content mix of existing Whole Home Solution deployments, offering subscribers access to a variety of engaging, on-demand content from leading program providers.”

Net2TV’s Portico TV service works with well-known media brands with expertise in special-interest categories including food, entertainment, sports, news, tech and lifestyle. Portico currently offers 18 on-demand, full-length programs including “Better Homes and Gardens,” “Southern Living,” “Saveur” “Cooking Light,” “World Eats,” “Inside Golf,” “Cycle World, “Sports Illustrated,” “Field & Stream,” “A Closer Look with the AP,” “Newsy in 30,” “The Week in TIME,” “PEOPLE This Week,” “Celeb TV,” and “Popular Science.” All shows are updated weekly with the exception of news programs, which are updated daily.

“ARRIS is a leader in delivering the content that consumers want, whenever and wherever they want it,” said Tom Morgan, president and CEO of Net2TV Corp. “Our streaming, special-interest programming helps ARRIS give consumers even more content choices from popular brands that they know and love.”

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.arris.com.

About Net2TV and Portico TV

Net2TV Corporation is a digital television company that delivers free, ad-supported programming through its Portico TV service. Portico TV programming is developed in partnership with established media brands, high-quality online producers, and independent film and documentary producers. Net2TV curates short-form videos from these partners and packages the video into full 30-, or 60-minute television programs for tablets, smart phones and smart TVs, connected TVs and now cable set-top boxes. The company, which is headed by industry veterans from MTV/Nickelodeon, Black Arrow, NBC, TiVo and Netflix, is based in Redwood City, Calif. For more information, visit www.net2tv.com.

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ARRIS and the ARRIS Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ARRIS Enterprises, Inc. © ARRIS Enterprises, Inc. 2014. All rights reserved.

Net2TV is a trademark of Net2TV Corporation. Portico, Portico TV and the Portico logo are service marks of Net2TV Corporation.

All other trademarks, registered trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners.

Source: ARRIS Group Inc.

For ARRIS Group
Kalia Farrell, 215-323-1059
Kalia.Farrell@arrisi.com
or
For Net2TV Corp. (Portico TV)
Andrea Grindeland, 650-464-7075
andrea@net2tv.com