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|With North American Cable on Track for $10 Billion in Voice over Cable Revenues in 2009, ARRIS Announces Shipment of its 20 Millionth Touchstone(R) E-MTA Voice and Data Modem|
In testimony to this fact, today,
"Cable telephony service has become a key component of the cable
industry's successful triple play offering of voice, video and data, and the
continuing growth in fixed line telephony connections is enabling cable TV
operators to compete more effectively with traditional telco incumbents,"
according to In-Stat analyst
ARRIS Touchstone(R) E-MTAs are consumer premises devices that deliver an Internet connection plus 1, 2, 4, 8 or 12 primary-line voice ports for residential and small-to-medium sized businesses. They are based on CableLabs(R) DOCSIS(R) and PacketCable(TM) standards as well as SIP standards, and their design and performance have been consistently among the first CPE certified by CableLabs(R) in its DOCSIS(R) 1.0, 1.1, 2.0, and recent, 3.0 certification waves.
"Our CPE solutions were architected in consultation with our customers and
their evolving need for attributes such as: five 9's availability,
carrier-grade voice quality, diagnostic trouble-shooting capabilities and
price point," noted ARRIS Broadband Communication Systems President
ARRIS is a global communications technology company specializing in the
design, engineering and supply of technology supporting triple- and quad-play
broadband services for residential and business customers around the world.
The company supplies broadband operators with the tools and platforms they
need to deliver, reliable telephony, demand driven video, next-generation
advertising and high-speed data services. ARRIS products expand and help grow
network capacity with access and outside plant construction equipment,
reliably deliver voice, video and data services and assure optimal service
delivery for end customers. Headquartered in Suwanee,
-- Source: Infonetics Cable Broadband Aggregation Hardware and
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