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Freesat turns to Arris for third-generation set-top

UK free-to-air digital satellite TV provider Freesat has turned to Arris to provide its Generation 3 (G3) set-top box. The new box, to be launched in 2019, will allow Freesat to offer 4K UHD content, and provide users with the latest on-demand services. Using the KreaTV software platform from Arris, Freesat said it would be […]

Arris’ Ruckus supports Facebook’s Express WiFi initiative

Arris-owned Ruckus is joining Facebook’s Express WiFi initiative, deploying hotspots to connect parts of Africa, India and Indonesia to the web. Facebook’s Express WiFi Certified ecosystem is a program that allows access point manufacturers to build WiFi hardware that is compatible with Express WiFi – part of Facebook’s plans to bring more people online globally. Operators participating in the Facebook’s initiative […]

Australia’s NBN begins enabling DOCSIS 3.1 with Arris

Australian national broadband network provider NBN has started enabling DOCSIS 3.1 on its hybrid fibre coax network. NBN said the rollout of DOCSIS 3.1 would double the downstream capacity on the HFC network, which will serve around three million premises across the country by 2020. The company said that adding to capacity through the user […]

German cable plots migration to Gigabit broadband

German cable operators are adopting a variety of measures to deliver higher-speed services to consumers and businesses, including bandwidth reclamation and selective deployment of fibre, according to a panel of senior technologists speaking at the ANGA COM event in Cologne. Vodafone Deutschland last year announced a Gigabit offensive to cover a quarter of German households […]

Denmark’s Stofa and Arris launch first R-PHY service in Europe

Danish cable operator Stofa has initiated Europe’s first Gigabit internet service based on the new Remote-PHY (R-PHY) networking specification in partnership with technology provider Arris. Stofa is using Arris’s E6000 CCAP Core and NC2000 R-PHY optical nodes to deliver the services. Arris’s R-PHY technology enables Stofa to virtualise and decentralise headend functions and elements of […]

Liberty Global taps Benu Networks for IPv6 migration

Liberty Global is tapping virtual network specialist Benu Networks to provide technology to enable it to transition its broadband user base to IPv6. The international cable operator is using Benu Networks’ IPv6 Dual-Stack DS-Lite solution, based on its Virtual Service Edge platform to move to IPv6 without having a negative impact on existing subscribers’ use […]

Arris launches new broadband gateways

Broadband technology outfit Arris has launched two new broadband gateway devices, the NVG578 and NVG558, targeting the Passive Optical Network (PON) and fixed-wireless markets. The NVG578 is a PON gateway platform that provides a range of options to delivery today’s GPON speeds, as well as next-generation XGS-PON and NG-PON2 speeds of up to 10Gbps symmetrical, […]

Arris completes Ruckus acquisition

Arris has completed its US$800 million acquisition of Ruckus Wireless from Broadcom, along with the latter’s ICX Switch business. Arris said the deal, which was first agreed in February, will position it for “a new phase of growth” by using the companies’ combined technology to enable next-generation wireless and wired networks. Ruckus Wireless’ former COO, […]

Cisco joins with partners to highlight Remote PHY

Cisco this week joined with partners to demonstrate cable broadband remote PHY architecture and the use of DOCSIS infrastructure for mobile backhaul. At the SCTE Cable-Tech Expo in Denver, Cisco demonstrated its Infinite Broadband Remote PHY solution (RPHY) for cable access networks, which it claims to be the industy’s only standards-based distributed access architecture (DAA) […]

Arris launches Wireless Intelligence analytics tool

Arris has launched a cloud-based analytics and reporting tool designed to give service providers real-time information about their public WiFi offerings. Arris Wireless Intelligence is designed to let management, operations and marketing staff visualise their deployed WiFi network and understand the use of access points, the type of devices used, data consumption and session duration. […]

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