ARRIS, Altice deliver gigabit services

Global telecommunications company Altice has selected the E6000â„¢ Converged Edge Router (CER) from ARRIS International, plc (NASDAQ: ARRS) to enable the delivery of gigabit Internet services to its subscribers, the company said.

Altice will deploy the ARRIS E6000 CER with SFR in France and Orange-Tricom in The Dominican Republic, and it will expand the E6000 CER footprint in its recently acquired US property, Suddenlink Communications.

The deployments expand the sizeable list of global service providers that have chosen the ARRIS E6000 CER on their journey to offering gigabit-speed services. The market-leading E6000 CER offers a clear path to DOCSIS® 3.1 and also enables significant operational savings in terms of rack-space real estate, power consumption and cooling requirements.

Founded by telecom entrepreneur, Patrick Drahi, Altice is a multinational cable, fiber, telecommunications, contents and media company with presence in four regions -Western Europe (comprising France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Portugal and Switzerland), the United States, Israel, and the Overseas Territories (currently comprising the French Caribbean, the Indian Ocean regions and the Dominican Republic).

Altice provides very high speed based services (high quality pay television, fast broadband Internet and fixed line telephony) and, in certain countries, mobile telephony services to residential and corporate customers.

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