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Multimedia Polska Group Upgrades to ARRIS E6000™ Converged Edge Router for Next-Generation IP Content Delivery

ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router chosen to deliver new levels of density and cost-effectiveness in a simple, robust integrated architecture.

WARSAW, Poland, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multimedia Polska Group has today announced the E6000™ Converged Edge Router (CER) from ARRIS Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRS) will spearhead the company's drive to upgrade its channel density and readiness for deploying converged services. This deployment, in conjunction with ARRIS value added reseller VECTOR, ensures Multimedia Polska Group's subscribers receive a high-performance broadband service and exceptional TV viewing experience.

Multimedia Polska Group was looking to upgrade from the ARRIS C4 CMTS solution and wanted a platform that could build on features the company already relied on such as hitless cable access module (CAM) fail-over, a fully redundant design with no single point of failure and hot-swappable cards. The E6000 CER offers all of this along with an unprecedented level of service group and channel density, both upstream and downstream.

"Advances in technology are radically altering subscriber demands and requirements. Our strategy is focused around the level and quality of services that we provide, and our main goal is to guarantee subscribers high quality television and fast and reliable Internet access. The implementation of ARRIS E6000 CER will have a significant impact on our services progress and standard," said Krzysztof Jaskolski, Technical Department Director of Multimedia Polska Group. "Our successful, long-term cooperation with ARRIS and VECTOR guarantees the reliability and quality of our common undertaking."

"Multimedia Polska Group is a valued customer of ARRIS in Poland and we're proud that they continue to turn to ARRIS for their IP content delivery needs. As the industry's leading CCAP solution, the ARRIS E6000 CER is capable of maximising the return on the initial investment because of its ability to scale and it will also reduce operating costs without compromising on performance," said Steve McCaffery, Senior Vice President, EMEA & Asia Pacific, ARRIS.

"ARRIS and VECTOR have a long-term relationship during which we have deployed broadband infrastructure solutions at many leading Polish operators. Solutions offered by VECTOR enable operators to provide high-performance services, keep their offering highly competitive and stay at the forefront of the market," said Marcin Ulasik, Product Development Director, VECTOR. "The ARRIS E6000 CER optimizes bandwidth enabling the operator to provide Internet services of speeds up to 1Gbps."

Smarter Networks Through The ARRIS E6000 CER
The ARRIS E6000 CER is based on the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) specification that enables operators such as Multimedia Polska Group to optimise IP content delivery and to cost-effectively deploy DOCSIS, PacketCable™, DSG/ADSG, and PacketCable Multimedia (PCMM™) 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 fully redundant design.

About Multimedia Polska Group
Multimedia Polska Group is one of the leading Polish providers of services package: high definition digital cable television (HDTV) together with video on demand (VoD), broadband Internet access (120Mb/s and faster), landline and mobile network (MVNO), video monitoring and flat insurance. The company is soon establishing electricity wholesale in Poland. Multimedia Polska provides services to over 827 500 Polish clients in over 2000 localities.

About ARRIS
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 across the world. The people of ARRIS are dedicated to the success of our customers, bringing a passion for invention that has fueled our 60-year 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.arrisi.com

About VECTOR
VECTOR is a provider of solutions for the telecommunications industry in Poland. The Company specializes in integrating and producing solutions that enable network operators to provide multimedia services such as digital TV, Internet and telephony. For more information: www.vector.pl

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