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Taiwan Broadband Communications Selects ARRIS E6000™ Converged Edge Router
ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router to Deliver High-Speed Broadband Capabilities to Subscribers in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC) today announced it selected the E6000™ Converged Edge Router (CER) from ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) to ensure its subscribers in Taiwan receive enhanced broadband speeds and converged services.

Deployment of the ARRIS E6000 CER will begin in November to deliver new levels of density and cost-effectiveness in a simple, robust integrated architecture. The ARRIS E6000 CER will equip TBC to offer high-speed data services of 1Gbps and beyond. The platform supports converged data/video services, while also positioning them strategically for the future of DOCSIS 3.1.

"We are focused on offering a seamless and compelling suite of media and communication products to our customers today and tomorrow. We chose the ARRIS E6000 CER for its capability to deliver more services at faster speeds while lowering costs per channel," said Thomas Ee, Chief Executive Officer, TBC. "We are delighted to build on our 10-year relationship with ARRIS, whom we trust to deliver a high-performing and reliable service for our customers."

"TBC is a valued, long-term customer of ARRIS in Taiwan, and we're proud that they continue to turn to us for their IP content delivery needs. As the industry's leading CCAP solution, the ARRIS E6000 CER will enable TBC to stay competitive with changing subscriber demands and requirements - reducing its operating costs without compromising on quality and performance," said Tim Gropp, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, ARRIS.

TBC is the only CableLabs member amongst the major MSOs in Taiwan and by supporting DOCSIS 3.1 as a new international standard TBC will help to bring Taiwanese customers in line with other advanced cable operators globally.

TBC joins an ever-expanding list of leading global service providers that have chosen the ARRIS E6000 CER to enhance their services, deploy a scalable network platform and realize significant operational savings.

Powering Smarter Networks: The ARRIS E6000 CER
The ARRIS E6000 CER is based on the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) specification that enables operators to optimise IP content delivery and to cost-effectively deploy 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 redundant design.

About Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC)

Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC) is one of the leading multi-system cable operators in Taiwan. Established in 1999, TBC's franchise areas include Taoyuan, HsinChu, Miaoli and Taichung. The company's vision is to provide seamless access to the most compelling and competitive suite of media and communication products in Taiwan. Today, TBC serves over 750,000 cable TV households with about 180 channels of exciting local and international content on its analogue and digital TV platforms. TBC also provides a full range of quality broadband access packages with speeds ranging from 5M to 120M. For more information, please visit

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:

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