Entertainment andcommunications technology firm ARRIS international plc todaysaid it has opened its largest R&D and operations centreoutside the US, here.
The centre promotes collaboration, efficientdevelopment of advanced broadband and video solutions for thenext generation of services including, gigabit broadband, 4K TV and Wi-Fi, a company statement said.
The state-of-the-art facility hosts a combination ofengineers from two former ARRIS and Pace sites following ARRIS's January 2016 acquisition of Pace, it said.
"Our Bengaluru facility is at the centre of ARRIS's global initiative to innovate and scale up thetechnology that will transform how people around the worldwatch videos and connect with the Internet," its Executive Chairmanand Chairman of the Board of Directors Bob Stanzione said.
Stating that the new "multi-million dollar" centre represents a strategic investment in high-value IP creation, the company said with cutting-edge lab infrastructure, advanced test facilities and 24x7 support for installation activities at customer premises globally, it providesleading design, development, and quality assurance programmes across the vast majority of ARRIS global solutions.
"The Bengaluru R&D centre represents ARRIS'scommitment to the region, to collaboration across our talentedengineering teams and to our global customers.
"Together,we're positioning ARRIS and its customers for the next stage of growth," ARRIS Country Head and VP Engineering Kiran Gadi said.
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