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Multiplay is First to Bring ARRIS DCX525e Set-Top Experience to Subscribers in Brazil

SUWANEE, Ga., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paid TV provider Multiplay is the first to certify the ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) DCX525e and is now able to offer this advanced set-top to its subscribers in Brazil.

The new DCX525e supports high-definition video, digital sound, on-demand and interactive services, and features a software-programmable capability to be converted to an IP set-top in the future. All this arrives at a competitive price point.

"Our subscribers want to enjoy a high-quality video experience, on their terms," said Fernando Augusto Pereira,  Director of Engineering, Multiplay. "The DCX525e makes that possible, giving our subscribers a choice of on-demand and interactive services. And in the future, as more IP video content becomes available, the technology will evolve to support these advanced experiences."

"The DCX525e has clearly tapped into a strong market need," said Larry Robinson, President, Customer Premises Equipment, ARRIS. "While the DCX525e was introduced less than three months ago, service providers like Multiplay already have recognized that it allows them to support tomorrow's entertainment experiences at a price that makes it easy to upgrade today."

Highlights of the ARRIS DCX525e include:

  • MPEG-4 support for efficient bandwidth use on HD video applications
  • Switched Digital Video (SDV) support, allowing optimization of available bandwidth through selective content delivery
  • ARRIS SmartStream Terminal Data Collector (STDC) support, for remote diagnosis and corrective action, improving service quality and reducing operational costs
  • Compact design, measuring 5.5 in W x 3.6 in D x 1.4 in H. 

About Multiplay
Multiplay is the company that provides triple play services: TV, broadband and fixed telephony, through the best and most secure transmission technology, the cable technology.

Multiplay is a company based in the estate of Ceara, established in Fortaleza and devoted to invest in customer service, logistics, training, infrastructure and technology and committed to provide quality services to all its clients.

About ARRIS
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.

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