Arris' CEO Stanzione maintains that set-top boxes are still relevant

Robert Stanzione

Arris may be in favor of the NCTA-backed "Ditch the Box" counter-proposal over the FCC's "Unlock the Box," but the company's CEO told investors during its second-quarter earnings call that there's plenty of life left in set-top boxes.

The company pointed to recent deployments of 4K-capable set-tops, specifically noting the launch of the HEVC-capable ZD4500 with NOS in Portugal.

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