SUWANEE, Ga., Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) today announced that Telstra, Australia's largest telecommunications provider, is deploying the ARRIS E6000® Converged Edge Router (CER) as it rapidly expands its cable network capacity on the DOCSIS® 3.0 platform to meet customer demand.
The ARRIS E6000 CER will enable Telstra to offer its HFC customers the speeds and bandwidth they demand today and into tomorrow. This announcement marks the latest in a streak of global wins for the E6000 CER -- including TURKSAT, DELTA, Liberty Global, Comcast, SK Broadband, GCI, and WOW!
"Telstra is focused on creating a world-class network and service for our customers. The ARRIS E6000 will allow us to deliver fixed broadband cable services using the DOCSIS 3.0 standard to customers on HFC over the next 18 months. ARRIS is a respected leader in HFC and broadband deployments, making it the ideal supplier for this expansion. ARRIS is playing an instrumental role by helping Telstra engineer a world-class solution for our customers," said David Piltz, Director, Fixed and Data Engineering,Telstra.
Powering Smarter Networks: The ARRIS E6000 CER
The E6000 CER is based on the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) specification that enables operators to optimize 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.
"Our work with Telstra and the E6000 CER is an extension of our pioneering work in HFC networks around the world," said Bruce McClelland, President, Network & Cloud and Global Services, ARRIS. "We're helping to prepare Telstra to bring higher-speed broadband to its HFC customers across Australia. The E6000 CER accelerates this upgrade and provides a framework for Telstra to deliver world-class bandwidth and services to its customers."
ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) is a world leader in entertainment and communications technology. Our innovations combine hardware, software, and services across the cloud, network, and home to power TV and Internet for millions of people around the globe. The people of ARRIS collaborate with the world's top service providers, content providers, and retailers to advance the state of our industry and pioneer tomorrow's connected world. Together, we are inventing the future. For more information, visit www.arris.com.
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Telstra is one of Australia's leading telecommunications and information services companies, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets. Telstra provides network services and solutions to more than 200 of the world's top 500 companies.
In Australia, Telstra provides 16.7 million mobile services, 7.3 million fixed voice services and 4.0 million fixed data services. Telstra understands that customers want technology and content solutions that are simple and easy to use – that's why Telstra has built networks like Australia's largest fully integrated internet protocol (IP) network and Australia's largest and most reliable national mobile network.
Telstra's solutions offer the best of all worlds – skilled people and a rich portfolio of services delivered on the world-class Telstra Next IP® network. To ensure reliable performance, they're monitored and maintained from Telstra's dedicated centres using advanced management and operational systems. And they're backed by Telstra Enterprise-grade Customer Service® and one of Australia's largest and most qualified field and technical workforce.
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