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TMCNet:  SK Broadband Deploys ARRIS E6000(TM) for Smarter, Faster Network in South Korea

[December 04, 2013]

SK Broadband Deploys ARRIS E6000(TM) for Smarter, Faster Network in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- SK Broadband, a leading integrated communications company in South Korea, is deploying the E6000 Converged Edge Router (CER) from ARRIS Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRS), enabling the service provider to launch its new 1GB data service, as well as enhanced entertainment experiences.

The ARRIS E6000 CER is a Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) that has been deployed worldwide and now provides service to over 1 million subscribers. South Korean consumers are demanding more content, at faster speeds and on more connected devices. The CCAP platform from ARRIS will enable operators, such as SK Broadband, to scale to these challenges, while meeting the demand for more high-quality content anytime, on any device wherever they are.

"As we prepare to launch our new 1GB data service we looked for a solution that can scale to deliver these higher speeds, but with an eye on cost and space requirements," said Richard Kim, Team Leader of Network Planning HQ and Access Network Engineering Team, SK Broadband. "We have a long-standing relationship with ARRIS, and we can trust ARRIS to deliver...the E6000 meets our needs today and has the scalability we need for the future." "SK Broadband operates in a highly competitive marketplace and in order to meet the demands of their customers and stay ahead of the game they need improved density and a cost-effective integrated architecture. The ARRIS E6000 CER delivers all this and more - it powers smarter networks," said Tim Gropp, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, ARRIS. "Using much less space and power than existing architectures as well as delivering game-changing downstream and upstream capacity and delivering broadband speeds to attract and retain customers, our E6000 is the perfect package." Powering Smarter Networks: The ARRIS E6000The ARRIS E6000 CER delivers new levels of density and cost-effectiveness in a simple, robust integrated architecture that will enable converged services on broadband networks. The E6000 CER provides a high-availability, high-performance solution, and supports a fully redundant design.

About ARRIS ARRIS is a premier video and broadband technology company that transforms how service providers worldwide deliver entertainment and communications without boundaries. Its powerful end-to-end platforms enable service and content providers to improve the way people connect - with each other and with their favorite content. The Company's vision and expertise continue to drive the industry's innovations, as they have for more than 60 years. Headquartered north of Atlanta, in Suwanee, Georgia, ARRIS has R&D, sales and support centers throughout the world. For more information: www.arrisi.com ARRIS and the ARRIS Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ARRIS Enterprises, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © ARRIS Enterprises, Inc. 2013. All rights reserved.

SOURCE ARRIS Group, Inc.

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