SUWANEE, Ga., Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ: ARRS) today announced its flagship DOCSIS 3.1 SURFboard SB8200 cable modem is now available at retail, starting with Amazon.com.
The SB8200 is made for the future. It is designed to deliver the most demanding services—like Virtual Reality, streaming Ultra HD, and high-performance gaming—with bandwidth to spare. But it also makes everyday web browsing, movies, and connected applications addictively fast and smoother than ever. And with two available Gigabit Ethernet ports, it offers wired-in connectivity for dedicated devices as well as extensibility for Wi-Fi® routing.
Simply put, the ARRIS SB8200 delivers the fastest broadband speeds available* to the most connected devices—of any modem sold at retail. It combines the latest DOCSIS 3.1 cable technology with two available Gigabit Ethernet ports to achieve these ultra-fast cable Internet speeds –twice the throughput of DOCSIS 3.0 modems.
"The SB8200 is for consumers who demand the best possible Internet connection," said Sandy Howe, SVP and GM, Consumer Products Group at ARRIS. "Whether they want to invest in the future of fast, get the most out of their broadband connection, or speed up every minute they spend online, we're giving them the power to choose. The SB8200 represents the next step in the evolution of the cable modem and extends ARRIS's legacy of leadership in broadband devices."
About the ARRIS SURFboard® SB8200
The SB8200 is the retail modem that delivers the fastest available broadband service to the most devices, thanks to ARRIS's leading engineering expertise and the latest DOCSIS 3.1 technology. It is priced at $199.99 and is available on Amazon.com. The SB8200 will be available at other retailers shortly.
- DOCSIS 3.1-ready. DOCSIS 3.1 cable technology is 10x faster than DOCSIS 3.0 (10+ Gbps)
- 2 1-Gigabit Ethernet ports (2 Gbps combined output)
- 32 download & 8 upload SC-QAM channels
- 2 download OFDM & 2 Upload OFDMA Channels
- Supports IPv4 and IPv6 Internet browsing standards
For more information on the ARRIS SURFboard SB8200, visit here.
ARRIS International plc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) is a world leader in entertainment and communications technology. Our innovations combine hardware, software, and services across the cloud, network, and home to power TV and Internet for millions of people around the globe. The people of ARRIS collaborate with the world's top service providers, content providers, and retailers to advance the state of our industry and pioneer tomorrow's connected world. For more information, visit www.arris.com.
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*Actual rates may vary dependent on a number of factors including, but not limited to: the services offered by your cable service provider, network traffic, computer equipment, type of server, number of connections to server, and availability of internet router(s).
DOCSIS 3.1 is a CableLabs® standard for high-speed Internet access that defines support for up to 10 Gbps downstream and 1 Gbps upstream. Actual cable operator network speeds will vary, and will be less than the calculated maximum possible speeds. Actual upload and download speeds are affected by several factors including, but not limited to: the capacity of your cable operator's network, the services offered by your cable operator, cable and Internet network traffic, your computer equipment, type and capacity of your Internet servers, number of connections to your Internet servers, and availability of Internet router(s). DOCSIS 3.0 or DOCSIS 3.1 cable Internet service required. Internet capable gaming console required for gaming experience.
While this modem supports the DOCSIS 3.1 specifications and is backward-compatible to DOCSIS 3.0, it does not support the maximum possible DOCSIS 3.1 speeds. The SB8200 has two 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports, each supporting up to 1 Gbps transfer rate per port (2 Gbps total) to your home network, thereby limiting the throughput from the cable operator network. Your total throughput from your cable operator using this modem will not exceed 2 Gbps.
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