Portugal Telecom selects ARRIS STBs for MEO 4K service

Friday, September 9th, 2016 
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ARRIS Set-Tops Power Portugal Telecom’s New MEO 4K Service

SUWANEE, Ga. — ARRIS International, plc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) today announced that Altice-owned Portugal Telecom selected the ARRIS VIP5662EW Ultra-HD set-top for its recently launched MEO 4K service in Portugal.

The ARRIS VIP5662EW, known as the MEOBox4k for MEO customers, is a next-generation wireless HEVC IP set-top with a sleek, stylish design. It delivers a stunning and immersive Ultra High-Definition viewing experience using the latest Wi-Fi technology, as well as time-shift and DVR capabilities. The new set-top allows MEO to subscribers access MEO’s 4K content, through on-demand content and a 4K TV app.

“We selected the ARRIS VIP5662 as the centerpiece of our new MEO 4K service, because it combines ARRIS’s leadership in set-top design with future-ready 4K technology,” said Luis Nascimento, CSO-B2C at Portugal Telecom. “Once more MEO is innovating and our ongoing collaboration with ARRIS is bringing a new era of 4K content to our MEO subscribers and making our services the center of their in-home entertainment.”

“Together with Portugal Telecom, we’re introducing the next generation of 4K experience to consumers across Portugal,” said Steve McCaffery, Managing Director of International Sales and Business Operations for ARRIS’s International Business Operations Group. “We’ve advanced our global leadership in 4K video set-tops by using our world-class supply chain to achieve the scale, flexibility, and quality to power tomorrow’s entertainment for our customers today.”

Links: ARRIS International; Portugal Telecom