Suwanee, Georgia-based Arris has selected the video-grade Wi-Fi technology of Ra’anana-based Celeno for its new Intel Puma 6-based DOCSIS 3.0 gateway. Celeno’s dual-band CLR260 3 x 3 802.11n chip, powered by its OptimizAir and digital beam forming technology, maximizes range, throughput and signal consistency. It delivers the whole-home coverage, reliable throughput and high quality of service required for a Wi-Fi user experience for Internet connectivity and HD video streaming throughout the home to multiple portable devices.
“Our intention is to bring to market a next-generation gateway product line with best-in-class Wi-Fi. Celeno’s dual-band video-grade Wi-Fi technology, combined with Arris’ superior RF design and leading routing firmware, delivers consistent throughput to every corner of the house, while enabling top quality of experience for services such as multiple virtual Wi-Fi networks, video streaming to tablets and other portable devices, hotspot applications, and more,” said Derek Elder, general manager of the CPE business unit at Arris.
Arris is a global communications technology company specializing in the design, engineering and supply of communications and IP technologies that support broadband services for residential and business customers around the world. The company has a long history of collaborating with Israeli companies, having served as a major corporate sponsor of the AICC-organized US-Israel Broadband Business Exchanges held in Atlanta in 2005 and 2006. In 2012, they acquired Tel Aviv-based BigBand Networks for $172 million. Previously, they partnered with Modi’in-based Resolute Networks on a joint venture R&D project that received a major grant from the BIRD Foundation.