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TTNET Brings ARRIS IPTV Set-Top Experience to Turkey

ISTANBUL, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TTNET has successfully rolled out VIP1113 IPTV set-tops  from ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) to subscribers of its Tivibu service as it enhances its high definition (HD) TV offering.

ARRIS VIP1113 set-top

The ARRIS set-tops will help TTNET to expand its subscriber base, increase customer satisfaction by offering rich experiences with crystal-clear HD picture, as well as on-demand flexibility.

Sahin Sen, Vice President of Technology at TTNET said, "Our IPTV service in Turkey is growing impressively and we need to provide our customers with the best set-top experience - ARRIS delivers this with the VIP1113 which gives a crisp, quality HD experience as well timeshift TV applications to ensure they can watch what they want, when they want. ARRIS's global IPTV leadership gives us confidence to launch new, enhanced services based on this set-top."

Steve McCaffery, Senior Vice President, EMEA & Asia Pacific, ARRIS said: "With our leading IPTV set-top portfolio we are enabling service providers like TTNET to deliver exciting new content experiences in the home, meeting the needs of today's demanding consumers, on their terms. The VIP1113 is perfect for TTNET - cost effective and a compact form factor, without compromising the ability to deliver high-quality HD TV services and more."

VIP1113 – high quality experience in compact form factor
The ARRIS VIP1113 is a compact HD IP set-top that users can place behind their TV sets or in a concealed location, while still enjoying high-quality services such as HD TV, time-shift, on-demand and interactive applications, as well as over-the-top (OTT) services. VIP1113 is powered by the ARRIS KreaTV operating system, which integrates with current VOD, middleware and Conditional Access (CA) systems.

ARRIS will showcase its IPTV set-top portfolio at IBC 2014 in Amsterdam at stand 1.D31, for more information visit our blog

Founded in 2006 to connect Turkey to the Internet and open up the country to the world, TTNET, today, is a communication and entertainment company that plays a leading role in the industry with its corporate and individual services and offers its customers the communication technologies of today and the future. Offering a combination of all three components of communication technologies – Internet, television and voice – TTNET meets with all communication requirements of Turkey with its products in education, entertainment, communication and security as well as other business-specific products. The company's product portfolio includes primarily ADSL, fiber Internet connectivity, Wi-Fi wireless Internet connectivity, TTNET Wi-Fi international connectivity in partnership with iPass, G.SHDSL and Metro Ethernet Internet connectivity. TTNET provides a complete array of mobile telephone services under the TTNET Mobil brand in partnership with Avea and landline telephone connectivity for individual customers under TTNET Alo brand. TTNET is also the first company to introduce the technology of Tivibu which enables TV access at home with IPTV technology and Tivibu Go which enables mobile TV experience on the go.

In addition to the Internet services, TTNET's value added services include TTNET Muzik where all kinds of music can be listened and the digital gaming platform Playstore, where popular online and digital games are sold. TTNET also offers users a host of products and services for a secure Internet through TTNET Guvenlik, while developing products and services tailored to the requirements of businesses through TTNET Isyerim Paketleri.

Combining Internet, TV, fixed voice and mobile voice services in a single bill, TTNET has achieved another breakthrough in Turkey by becoming the first internet company to launch "quad play."

About Tivibu
With its new age TV platform Tivibu, Turkey's communication and entertainment company TTNET introduces many innovations to Turkey's television broadcasting sector. Offering its two major services Tivibu and Tivibu GO!; Tivibu broadcasts through four different screens: television, computer, mobile phone and tablet computer. Tivibu offers its two major services "Tivibu" and "Tivibu Go" on four different platforms; TVs, PCs, mobile phones and tablets.

Founded in 2011, Tivibu managed to reach 100 thousand subscribers in Turkey's 81 provinces in just 16 months. In addition to the classic broadcast stream including many domestic and foreign TV channels as well as Tivibu  movie channels; Tivibu enables users o watch  premium content whenever and wherever they want using its vast VOD archive. Moreover, such advanced broadcasting features as Catch-Up and Pause-Live TV are offered as a whole. 

Tivibu started the social TV age in Turkey. The Social Tivi application which was put into service for "Tivibu  " users realized a first in Turkey and enabled the users to socialize through television while watching it. Thanks to this Social Tivi application, Tivibu subscribers can prepare a list of their friends over the TV; send messages to their friends included in that list; like any movie, series or a live broadcast; suggest them to their friends using Social Tivi application; and connect to Twitter. In 2012, Tivibu launched a smart digital remote control app that allows users to use their iPhones and iPads as well as other phones or tablet computers with an Android operating system.

Tivibu has implemented a first in the world in 2013 and launched e-commerce from television with its Tivibu Carsi application. Tivibu Carsi, the new interactive service of Tivibu, allows Tivibu users to shop from the television interface by using the Tivibu remote control. Tivibu now offers its services through an application available in Smart TVs, where users can utilize such advanced Tivibu services such as Catch-up and Video on demand.

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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