LIWEST upgrades router estate to meet multiscreen demands
| 10 June 2014
As its customers demand better access to more content on more devices than ever before, Austrian cable operator LIWEST Kabelmedien has turned to ARRIS to enhance its bandwidth and service capacity.

In addition to claiming the country's fastest private use Internet service, LIWEST offers analogue, digital and HDTV channels in Upper Austria. By deploying the E6000 converged edge router (CER) the cable provider believes that it can deliver a 250Mbps capacity high speed Internet service to its customers and to ensure Giga-bit speeds in future. LIWEST will utilise the E6000 CER in tandem with the ARRIS TG682 cable modem/gateway, which is already widely deployed to its subscriber base. In addition to offering capacity and bandwidth expansion its also expects to make cost efficiencies at the same time.

"At LIWEST, we are committed to providing the ultimate broadband experiences to our subscribers," said Hubert Riedl, VP products & services at LIWEST. "The ARRIS E6000 CER offers new levels of density, capacity, and operational efficiency that enable us to expand our bandwidth and capacity and scale to a range of new advanced services that will delight our subscribers."

"The ARRIS E6000 CER empowers LIWEST to operate smarter networks that deliver the super-fast broadband speeds to attract and retain customers," added ARRIS senior vice president, EMEA & Asia Pacific Steve McCaffery. "Our work [exemplifies] collaboration with customers around the world to usher in the next era of content delivery."