Broadband TV News – June 12, 2018
ARRIS International has announced support for the RDK software stack across its next-generation EPON gateways.
RDK support offers a number of benefits including unified back-office system for managing both fibre and DOCSIS architectures, simplified network provisioning, carrier-grade management features, and full integration with the Arris HomeAssure solution.
“RDK is important to Arris, as we continue providing best-in-class software options for our global customer base. Arris has been a pioneer in RDK from the beginning—and today, we’re proud to extend that leadership by supporting RDK in EPON gateways,” said Larry Robinson, President, CPE, Arris.
“This decision aligns with our vision to provide a unified operations and management platform to our service provider customers who are delivering the future of Gigabit and Wi-Fi.”
“Arris’s support of RDK for its global EPON gateways is a testament to the continuous innovation of ARRIS and also demonstrates the versatility of the RDK open-source software,” added Steve Heeb, President and General Manager of RDK Management, LLC.
RDK Management is an open source consortium that manages the Reference Design Kit (RDK). RDK is an open source software platform for the connected home that standardizes core functions used in broadband devices, set-top boxes, and IoT. It enables operators to manage their devices; control their business models; and customize their apps, UIs and data analytics to improve the customer experience and drive business results. The RDK community is comprised of more than 350 companies including: CPE manufacturers, SoC vendors, software developers, system integrators, and service providers. For more information on the tools, training, and events provided by RDK Management, please visit: www.rdkcentral.com.
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