ARRIS Demos RDK-Based Gateway

Jan. 11, 2013
At CES in Las Vegas, ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) announced and demonstrated a whole-home network and entertainment system: the ARRIS Media Gateway MG2402 based on the Reference Design Kit (RDK) from Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Intended for quad play services, the MG2402 is ...
At CES in Las Vegas, ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) announced and demonstrated a whole-home network and entertainment system: the ARRIS Media Gateway MG2402 based on the Reference Design Kit (RDK) from Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Intended for quad play services, the MG2402 is designed to allow cable operators to offer streaming of live linear TV to IP connected devices, whole-home DVR, and a remote user interface on an RDK-compliant platform.The new gateway uses Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Puma-6MG technology and features a hybrid video architecture supporting QAM and IP video. It's designed to bond up to 24 DOCSIS downstream channels and provide 8 QAM channels to support traditional MPEG/DVB video. Other features include nearly 1 Gbps broadband service from the network, dual band concurrent WiFi, support for four concurrent transcodes and DVR capability, MoCA 2.0 support, HD Voice with an integrated DECT base station, and Zigbee support for home automation and security.

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