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ARRIS, Altice France partner for connected home experience

ARRIS' Smart Media Devices unify connected home advancements in a single platform

ARRIS (a division of CommScope) has announced a collaboration with Altice France to bring a personalised connected home experience to its SFR subscribers.

Altice’s SFR Box 8 Smart Media Device features far-field voice command technology, compatible with both Amazon Alexa and SFR’s voice control application; smart assistant services via the subscriber’s TV screen; and a high-quality connected speaker to deliver an enhanced audio experience.

ARRIS’ Smart Media Devices are said to unify connected home advancements in a single platform, presenting service providers with a means to offer personalised and aggregated services within the home.

“Our SFR Box 8 will set a new standard for consumer entertainment and connected experiences in the home,” said Grégory Rabuel, executive president for general public and companies, SFR. “Through our combined partnership in connected home technologies, the Smart Media Device will bring voice and media together for an unprecedented user experience.”