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BT Vision, Telstra and DirecTV amongst winners

Service providers Telstra, BT Vision and DirecTV were amongst the winners of the IP&TV World Forum 2012 Awards, which were handed out during a gala ceremony held at the London Film Museum.

Telstra took the Best TV Service Innovation Award for its Telstra T-Box service, while BT Vision, which is part of the UK’s BT Group, picked up the award for Best Service Growth Achievement. Best Multiscreen TV Service went to DirecTV and Samsung for the Home Media Center Solution comprising DirecTV RVU HR34 Server and Samsung RVU Client. New for 2012, the Best TV App award went to AT&T for AT&T U-verse for Tablet. The US operator, in partnership with Cisco, also picked up the Best TV Consumer Device Award for the AT&T U-verse Wireless Receiver.

Amongst the product winners, Huawei Technologies walked away with the Best Multiscreen TV Solution Award for its MediaCloud solution. Alcatel Lucent won the Best Network Technology for IPTV Award with its Velocix Content Delivery Network for service providers. The Best Quality Improvement Solution Award went to Mariner Partners for its xVu module – Greenlighting the Install, while Motorola Mobility took the Best Rights and Asset Management for TV Award for its Motorola SecureMedia HLS+ solution.

Best Component or Enabler was won by Ericsson for the Ericsson SPR1200 multiscreen stream processor and Ericsson NPR1200 multiscreen network processor. Last but certainly not least, Viaccess subsidiary Orca Interactive won the Best Service Delivery Platform for IPTV with its Orca and Viaccess Unified Service Platform.