Windstream picks ARRIS wireless video gateways

Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) said it is deploying NVG343 residential gateways and VIP Series IP set-tops from ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) to power its next-generation Kinetic television service.

Kinetic, which launched April 15, is available to more than 50,000 homes in Lincoln, Nebraska, and offers a new way of watching television that leverages the company´s 100 percent fiber-backed network.

The ARRIS NVG343 gateway and set-tops deliver ultra-fast wireless connections that support HD video streaming and whole-home DVR, for high-quality digital TV anywhere in the house.

Windstream is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas.

ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology.