SUWANEE, Ga., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Suddenlink has begun deployment of the E6000 Converged Edge Router (CER) from ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) to help deliver optimal broadband data performance and advanced entertainment services to its subscribers.
The ARRIS E6000 CER delivers new levels of density and cost-effectiveness in a simple, robust integrated architecture. With the E6000 CER, Suddenlink can provide customers with high-speed data services of 1Gbps and beyond, as well as the capability to access more high-quality content anytime, on any connected device.
ARRIS Global Services is responsible for deployment services for the E6000 chassis. Services to be provided for each site include site surveys, configuration, installation, powering, cutovers and cable "wreck out."
"We're committed to providing consumers with the connected experiences they want, and as a result, our customer base is growing rapidly," said Suddenlink Vice President Network Engineering Ivan Lamoureux. "The E6000 CER is a key part of this commitment and our technology infrastructure."
Suddenlink joins an increasing number of forward-thinking service providers that chose the ARRIS E6000 CER to enhance their services and realize significant operational savings.
"The ARRIS E6000 CER has become the leading CCAP solution thanks to its smart design, performance and reliability," said Bruce McClelland, President of Network & Cloud and Global Services at ARRIS. "The platform's density saves valuable space and power while delivering remarkable downstream and upstream capacity. Most importantly, it protects customer investments, offering a clear path to the future transition to DOCSIS 3.1 and the ability to support data services of 1Gbps and beyond. This is why our customers often tell us it is the perfect combination of cost savings, capabilities and quality."
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 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.
Suddenlink (suddenlink.com) is the seventh largest cable broadband company in the United States, supporting the information, communication and entertainment demands of more than 1.5 million residential and commercial customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia and elsewhere. Suddenlink simplifies its customers' lives through one call for support, one connection, and one bill for TV, Internet, phone and other services.
About ARRIS Global Services
ARRIS Global Services helps customers plan, design, implement and operate their networks and business processes. Services include installation of network elements; operational, technology and strategic consulting; staff augmentation; strategic outsourcing; and defining and integrating complex, multi-vendor solutions.
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: www.arris.com.
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