SUWANEE, Ga., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global telecommunications company Altice has expanded its partnership with ARRIS International, plc (NASDAQ: ARRS) to deploy next-generation 4K HDR set-tops across its global footprint, in the US and Europe, starting in 2018.
The multinational deployment represents a growing global partnership between ARRIS and Altice, combining ARRIS's video expertise with Altice's vision for delivering the next-generation entertainment to its subscribers around the world. Altice-owned Portugal Telecom selected ARRIS's set-tops to deliver its MEO 4K TV service across Portugal. And Altice and ARRIS collaborate to deploy ARRIS's E6000™ Converged Edge Router in France, the US, and the Dominican Republic to enable new Gigabit services.
"We've invested in our ability to deliver leading CPE at scale, and our growing partnership with Altice is a testament to ARRIS's unmatched expertise in helping the world's service providers deliver the next era of entertainment services. The 4K HDR set-tops we're developing with Altice showcase the evolution of the video and will offer exciting entertainment services to millions of Altice subscribers across the US and Europe," said Larry Robinson, ARRIS President, CPE.
"We expanded our strategic partnership with ARRIS to match the scale of our vision for tomorrow's entertainment," said Bruno Zebib, Altice Group CTO. "As Altice continues to grow and to usher in next-generation services for our subscribers around the world, we're leveraging ARRIS's expertise in the set-top evolution to meet demand for higher-definition viewing experiences. Our collaboration with ARRIS will reinforce our position as a pioneer in the global TV and services market."
Founded by telecom entrepreneur, Patrick Drahi, Altice is a multinational cable, fiber, telecommunications, contents and media company with presence in four regions -Western Europe (comprising France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Portugal and Switzerland), the United States, Israel, and the Overseas Territories (currently comprising the French Caribbean, the Indian Ocean regions and the Dominican Republic).
Altice provides very high speed based services (high quality pay television, fast broadband Internet and fixed line telephony) and, in certain countries, mobile telephony services to residential and corporate customers.
Altice is also active in the media space with a portfolio of channels (News, Sports, Lifestyle...) as well as a provider of Premium contents on nonlinear platforms; it also produces its own original contents (Series, Movies…).
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