SUWANEE, Ga., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARRIS (Nasdaq: ARRS) announced today that, for the second consecutive year, it has been named one of the Top Ten International Brands operating in China's Broadcasting and Telecommunications marketplaces. The list of top international brands was selected by senior executives from the Government Ministries regulating TV, Film and Voice, as well as executives from the nation's top mobile, cable and broadcasting operators, and included other such global technology companies as Sony, Panasonic and Fujitsu.
"We are extremely honored to receive this most prestigious honor," said ARRIS VP China Business Development Ming Wu, on accepting the award. "ARRIS has made a long-term strategic commitment to the Chinese telecommunications market, and specifically to its rapidly expanding cable segment, as evidenced by our large research and development in Shenzhen and our sales and support offices throughout the country."
ARRIS provides China's cable operators with broadband high speed data access, Video on Demand and deep fiber optical solutions. It employs over 75 engineers in its Shenzhen R&D facility and has offices in Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen. It has operated in the Chinese market for over 20 years through companies it has acquired over the years, such as Philips, Texscan and C-COR.
ARRIS is a global communications technology company specializing in the design, engineering and supply of communications and IP technologies that support broadband services for residential and business customers around the world. The company supplies broadband operators with the tools and platforms they need to deliver carrier-grade telephony, network video processing, whole home video, demand driven video, next-generation advertising, network and workforce management solutions, access and transport architectures and ultra high-speed data services. Headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia, USA, ARRIS has R&D centers in Suwanee; Beaverton, OR; Chicago, IL; Kirkland, WA; State College, PA; Wallingford, CT; Waltham, MA; Cork, Ireland; and Shenzhen, China, and operates support and sales offices throughout the world. Information about ARRIS products and services can be found at www.arrisi.com.