Arris and Charter Working on WorldBox 2.0

Arris is working with Charter Communications to develop the “WorldBox 2.0”, the next generation of STB that Charter plans to use across its full geographic footprint. Details were scarce, but the aim is to improve security and add more processor and graphics power. The companies worked together to acquire ActiveVideo in 2015 (ARRIS, Charter Acquire ActiveVideo Through New Joint Venture) and that is the cloud-based technology platform that enables Charter’s cloud-based Spectrum Guide on prior generation set-top boxes to Charter subscribers today.