SUWANEE, Ga – July 23, 2014 – ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) announced that Service Electric Cable TV and Communications selected ARRIS for their new SE NEXT Entertainment Platform. Consisting of the ARRIS Whole Home Solution with an available MS4000™ Media Streamer, Service Electric now enables their subscribers throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey the ability to stream live and recorded content throughout the home and on the go.
The ARRIS Whole Home Solution includes a family of Media Gateway and Player products, offering Service Electric’s customers a centralized gateway that provides simultaneous use of feature-rich video and telephony services, 6-tuner HD multi-room DVR, Wi-Fi®, DOCSIS® 3.0 data rates, and media-sharing capabilities available through an intuitive user interface.
Service Electric customers with the ARRIS Whole Home Solution will also have the ability to purchase and add the ARRIS MS4000™ Media Streamer to their entertainment system. Powered by Sling Media’s award-winning place-shifting technology, the MS4000 is technologically advanced enough to stream live TV and DVR content to subscribers’ mobile devices anywhere they may be, yet simple enough to set-up in the home that a subscriber can quickly do so without assistance.
ARRIS’s recent Consumer Entertainment Index revealed that 70 percent of US/Canadian consumers enjoy streaming content at least once a week and that 48 percent would be interested in a service that allowed them to watch TV on any device in any location. By enabling in-home and remote streaming to mobile devices, the ARRIS Whole Home Solution and MS4000 lets Service Electric’s subscribers enjoy their media, their way.
“Our launch of the Whole Home Solution and available MS4000 marks a continued expansion of our partnership with ARRIS,” said John M. Walson, President Of Service Electric. “We constantly to hear from our customers about their desire to stream content to their tablets, laptops, and other mobile devices. Through our ARRIS partnership we now have the ability to fulfill that need and extend subscribers’ content experiences throughout the home and on-the-go.”
“It’s rewarding to see our technology supporting Service Electric Cable TV and Communications’ commitment to providing subscribers the services they want,” said Bruce McClelland, President of Network & Cloud and Global Services at ARRIS. “The ARRIS Whole Home Solution and MS4000 combine innovation and cost-effectiveness to deliver anytime, anywhere, multiscreen experiences.”
About Service Electric Cable TV and Communications
As a recognized leader in cable television for over 65 years, Service Electric Cable TV has come a long way since paving the way for the entire cable TV industry in 1948. However, one principle has never changed - Service Electric's ongoing commitment to the communities it serves and its subscribers. Our employees are your neighbors. Their pride in their work and commitment to serve you has helped our company grow. Service Electric Provides, Cable, Phone and Internet to over 125,000 in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. For more information, visit www.sectv.com.
ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology. We have continually worked with our customers to transform the experience of entertainment and communications for millions of people across the world. The people of ARRIS are dedicated to the success of our customers, bringing a passion for invention that has fueled our 60-year history: We created digital TV, delivered the first wireless broadband gateway and are pioneering the standards and pathways for tomorrow's personalized, Ultra HD, multiscreen, and cloud services. We are dedicated to meeting today's challenges and preparing for the tasks the future holds. Collaborating with our customers, ARRIS will continue to solve the most pressing challenges of 21st century communications. Together, we are inventing the future. For more information: www.arrisi.com.