Rural cable operators are not standing at the back of the line to buy or deploy broadband equipment. The rural National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) has extended its deal with Arris serving as the exclusive provider of selected E-MTA equipment and providing end-to-end broadband access components.
NCTC represents 1,000 members serving about 26.7 million residences who will use the arrangement to get "competitive pricing and Arris' highly regarded after-sales support to better plan any upgrades or greenfield network extensions," said Richard Frey, the NCTC's VP and GM, hardware.
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