SK Broadband, Arris Take Wideband Upstream

Korean ISP SK Broadband unleashes Korea's fastest HFC data speeds with Arris C4 CMTS four-channel upstream bonding technology

November 3, 2009

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SUWANEE, Ga. -- ARRIS (Nasdaq: ARRS) today announced that SK Broadband. Inc., Korea's leading integrated telecommunications company, has deployed the ARRIS DOCSIS® 3.0 C4 solution, bonding four Upstream Channels to deliver data speeds in excess of 100 Mbp/s to its HFC customers. This will be the first regional high-speed data deployment where four Upstream Channels are bonded.

The ARRIS DOCSIS 3.0 CMTS solution consists of the C4 CMTS and WBM760 wideband modems, capable of delivering downstream data speeds up to 200 Mbps, along with carrier-grade voice service. The technology is based on the DOCSIS 3.0 standard that supports both Upstream and Downstream channel bonding capabilities.

According to SK Broadband: "SK Broadband is very pleased to be able to offer our HFC customers ultra high-speed data service using the ARRIS C4 CMTS and its Upstream Channel bonding capabilities. Speed and availability are highly attractive attributes when competing for market share in an advanced telecommunications market such as Korea. Customers have become very demanding, and SK Broadband is proud to be the first to deploy this innovative technology."

Arris Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRS)

SK Broadband

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