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|ARRIS Evolves Moxi® Brand to Include Whole Home Solution|
SUWANEE, Ga., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Combining the best of the video technologies acquired from Digeo and ARRIS' market leading voice and broadband solutions, the Moxi family significantly advances the home media technology space. The product portfolio specifically addresses the needs and services that can be provided with integration across cable network services, internet video content, and user owned media, thereby making advanced features such as VOD, pay-per-view and IP services, available to multiple screens in the home including televisions, personal computers, mobile devices and tablets.
"The optimal in-home entertainment delivery architecture is changing and operators need a product suite that provides the best multi-room DVR experience, access to internet and personal media while enabling services and applications which can best be supported by a cable operator based service," said Ron Miller, VP, Product Management, ARRIS Broadband Communication Systems. "In offering the ARRIS Moxi portfolio, ARRIS intends to preserve and enhance the original Moxi solution's reputation for innovative technology and add our industry-leading DOCSIS 3.0 high speed data and voice solution to the product. Our goal is to give service providers the ability to provide cable subscribers with the ultimate home entertainment experience."
"This is a high-end box that essentially supports a triple-play customer including true whole home DVR," said Greg MacDonald, Managing Director, Macquarie Capital. "It's got the firepower to be everything that an IPTV solution currently offers."
The ARRIS Moxi Gateway, Player, User Interface and Services Portal platform provide a six-tuner HD DVR with 500 Gigabytes of storage. It also includes DOCSIS 3.0 high speed data and voice, a four-port Ethernet home networking router, plus support for Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) 1.1+ home networking technology and an option for 802.11n Wi-Fi. It can connect with subscriber-owned DLNA-enabled devices across a home network, has CableCARD conditional access and DTCP-IP encryption between the in-home devices.
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 carrier-grade telephony, network video processing, whole home video, demand driven video, next-generation advertising, network and workforce management solutions, access and transport architectures and ultra-high-speed data services. Headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia, USA, ARRIS has R&D centers in Suwanee; Beaverton, OR; Chicago, IL; Kirkland, WA; State College, PA; Wallingford, CT; Waltham, MA; Cork, Ireland; and Shenzhen, China, and operates support and sales offices throughout the world. Information about ARRIS products and services can be found at www.arrisi.com.