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ARRIS Launches Retail DOCSIS 3.1 SURFboard

February 28, 2017


 ARRIS International plc today announced its flagship DOCSIS 3.1 SURFboard SB8200 cable modem is now available at retail, starting with

The SB8200 is made for the future. It is designed to deliver the most demanding services—like Virtual Reality, streaming Ultra HD, and high-performance gaming—with bandwidth to spare. But it also makes everyday web browsing, movies, and connected applications addictively fast and smoother than ever. And with two available Gigabit Ethernet ports, it offers wired-in connectivity for dedicated devices as well as extensibility for Wi-Fi® routing.

ARRIS DOCSIS(R) 3.1 SURFboard(R) SB8200 Cable Modem
Simply put, the ARRIS SB8200 delivers the fastest broadband speeds available* to the most connected devices—of any modem sold at retail. It combines the latest DOCSIS 3.1 cable technology with two available Gigabit Ethernet ports to achieve these ultra-fast cable Internet speeds –twice the throughput of DOCSIS 3.0 modems.

"The SB8200 is for consumers who demand the best possible Internet connection," said Sandy Howe, SVP and GM, Consumer Products Group at ARRIS. "Whether they want to invest in the future of fast, get the most out of their broadband connection, or speed up every minute they spend online, we're giving them the power to choose. The SB8200 represents the next step in the evolution of the cable modem and extends ARRIS's legacy of leadership in broadband devices."

About the ARRIS SURFboard® SB8200 
The SB8200 is the retail modem that delivers the fastest available broadband service to the most devices, thanks to ARRIS's leading engineering expertise and the latest DOCSIS 3.1 technology. It is priced at $199.99 and is available on The SB8200 will be available at other retailers shortly.

Technical features:

DOCSIS 3.1-ready. DOCSIS 3.1 cable technology is 10x faster than DOCSIS 3.0 (10 Gbps)
2 1-Gigabit Ethernet ports (2 Gbps combined output)
32 download & 8 upload SC-QAM channels
2 download OFDM & 2 Upload OFDMA Channels
Supports IPv4 and IPv6 Internet browsing standards

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