ARRIS Group Inc is a media entertainment and data communications solutions provider. It operates in two business segments, Customer Premises Equipment, and Network & Cloud, specializing in enabling multichannel video programming distributors including cable, telephone, and digital broadcast satellite operators, and media programmers to deliver rich media, voice, and IP data services to end consumer subscribers. The Company is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of interactive set-top boxes, end-to-end digital video and Internet Protocol Television distribution systems, broadband access infrastructure platforms, and associated data and voice Customer Premises Equipment. The Company provides cable network operators, telco service providers and content programmers with a product offering from the headend, distribution network to the subscribers' premises. The Company has 142 patents and filed 168 utility patent applications and 110 provisional patent applications. It operates manufacturing facilities in Taipei, Taiwan and Tijuana, Mexico. It also uses contract manufacturers located in China, Israel, Thailand, Mexico, and the United States. Its competitors include ADB Global, Casa Systems, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Commscope, Inc., Concurrent Computer Corporation, Emcore Corporation, Ericsson, Harmonic, Inc., Hitron Technologies Americas Inc, Huawei, Humax Co., Netgear, Netgem, Pace Plc, RGB Networks, Sagemcom, Samsung, SeaChange, Inc., SMC Networks, Technicolor, Inc., Tivo Inc., Thomson Video Networks, TOA Technologies, TVC Communications, Inc., Ubee Interactive, Inc., Vecima Networks, Inc., and ZTE.