Arris International is to deploy next generation 4K HDR set-tops to Altice Group operations in the United States and Europe.
Shipments are slated to commence early in 2018. Altice-owned Portugal Telecom have selected the Arris set-tops for its MEO 4K TV service. The E6000 Converged Edge Router will enable new Gigabit services in the Dominican Republic, France and the United States.
“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,” added 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.”
Patrick Drahi’s multinational telecommunications company has operations in Western Europe, the United States, Israel and overseas territories, principally in the French Caribbean and the Indian Ocean regions.