RiksTV taps Eurofins for DTT testing

Norwegian digital-terrestrial pay TV operator RiksTV has chosen Eurofins Digital Testing to automate monitoring of service availability of RiksTV digital TV and HDTV services.

RiksTV will use Eurofins’ cloud-based TestWizard system to automate testing and provide performance monitoring for quality assurance for its digital-terrestrial services. TestWizard provides automated tests cases for service validation, insights into the end-user experience, and performance monitoring for quality assurance.

Jérôme Franck-Sætervoll

Jérôme Franck-Sætervoll

RiksTV offers more than 50 TV channels on its terrestrial platform that are also available on tablets and mobile, as well as radio and music services, weekly archives, movie rentals, streaming services and RiksTV Junior children’s own entertainment. RiksTV is Norway’s only TV distributor to provide digital TV and HDTV via aerial and Internet. The company’s terrestrial network consists of more than 450 ground-based transmitters and reaches 98% of Norwegian households and 90 percent of all holiday homes throughout the country.

“As one of the largest TV distributors in Norway, RiksTV strives to offer the most advanced, high-quality TV services on the market, which makes service-level testing critical. Eurofins’ TestWizard system provides accurate, efficient and repeatable test cycles that emulate our end-users’ experiences and helps to ensure our services are performing at the level our customers expect and demand,” said Jérôme Franck-Sætervoll, CEO of RiksTV.

“RiksTV is well-recognized for providing innovative TV services and embracing next-gen technologies to improve the entertainment experience. We’re pleased to have been selected by RiksTV to provide service validation capabilities that help the company scale, and meet continuous release deadlines for its range of DTTV and entertainment services,” said Johan Craeybeckx, business line director at Eurofins Digital Testing International.