Arris' Cheevers says set-tops are transitioning, not dead

Charles CheeversArris recognizes that the role of video services continues to change and the company is moving to evolve with those changes.

One of the questions posed to Arris by FierceCable is whether the set-top box will go away. According to Arris' Charles Cheevers, chief technology officer for consumer premises equipment the answer is an emphatic no. Instead, Cheevers says that the video STB is making a transition into other devices -- video gateways, broadband gateways, and satellite devices.

 Read FierceCable's interview with Cheevers here.

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