ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) and EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ: SATS) subsidiary Sling Media have introduced a new media streaming device that allows service providers to offer live and recorded content for a comprehensive multiscreen experience for their subscribers.
The ARRIS MS4000 (Media Streamer 4000) is powered by Sling Media technology, and will be available to all service providers deploying the ARRIS Whole Home Solution. The standalone box works with the popular ARRIS MG5000 Media Gateway Series to give subscribers the capability to watch live and recorded content on tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices.
Sling Media is the provider of video placeshifting products and services for consumers and television service providers. Sling Media´s product family includes Slingbox, which provides consumers with the ability to watch and control their living room TV shows at any time, from any location, using Internet-connected PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones. For more information, visit www.slingbox.com.
ARRIS is a premier video and broadband technology company that transforms how service providers worldwide deliver entertainment and communications without boundaries. Headquartered north of Atlanta, in Suwanee, Georgia, ARRIS has R&D, sales and support centers throughout the world. For more information: www.arrisi.com