ARRIS Successfully Demonstrates Next Generation Video Delivery System for the Chinese Market

SUWANEE, Ga., May 2 -- ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) today announced the availability of its next generation wideband data and video delivery system as demonstrated during the recent CCBN Conference in Beijing. The solution is designed to assist Chinese cable operators looking for cost- effective solutions to deliver digital video IP VOD and Ultra High Speed Data services to their customers as part of the Government mandate to deliver digital video throughout the Chinese market.

The ARRIS solution consists of the D5(TM) Universal Edge QAM in combination with the C4® CMTS and Touchstone® Wideband modems to deliver broadcast video, on-demand video and video over DOCSIS® as well as bi- directional wideband data over 120 Mbps wideband data and IPTV services to their customers. The solution offers cable operators cost efficient, flexible network and technology choices while delivering multiple service options to subscribers.

ARRIS has been working closely with national cable operator China Cable Network (CCN) in a SARFT-sponsored trial on Hainan Island Hainan province in one of the first such IP Video over broadband trials in China.

"We are extremely impressed with the ability of the C4 and D5 equipment in tandem to deliver basic and advanced video service in a cost-effective manner to our trial households," said Steven Sheng, Acting CTO of CCN. "The ARRIS solution clearly demonstrates the capability of DOCSIS technology to deliver the services required for the Chinese market in a cost-effective and highly reliable manner."

Steven Sheng will appear on an ARRIS-moderated panel entitled "IPTV Abroad: Global Drivers and Universal Lessons" -- Tuesday, May 8th from 8:00-9:15 AM in Ballroom L of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center during NCTA's Cable Show in Las Vegas. For more information, visit


ARRIS provides broadband local access networks with best-in-class video, high-speed data, mobile and fixed-line telephony systems for the delivery of voice, video and data to their residential and small-to-medium sized business customers. ARRIS complete solutions enhance the reliability and value of converged services from the network to the end-user. Additionally, ARRIS provides a complete set of tools and cable system infrastructure products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, ARRIS has R&D centers in Atlanta, Chicago, Cork, Ireland and Shenzhen, China and operates support and sales offices throughout the world. Information about ARRIS products and services can be found at For more information on ARRIS C4 and D5 solutions, visit and

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