IP&TV World Forum 2012

SeaChange sells off broadcast and server business

SeaChange is selling its broadcast server and storage business so it can focus on its software and services operations. The business will be sold to a group of financial investors, led by a US-based venture firm, and renamed XOR Media. SeaChange CEO Raghu Rau said, “This divestiture is an important part of our strategy to […]

Rostelecom selects Mototola Mobility for digital rollout

Russian telco Rostelecom is deploying new Motorola Mobility’s IPTV set-top boxes as it expands its digital network across the country. Motorola said its VIP1003 and VIP1963 set-tops will be deployed in early 2012. The VIP1003 is a low-cost HD receiver, while the VIP1963 a higher-end IP media centre with built-in hard-disk drive for DVR functionality. […]

T-Hrvatski Telekom choose Mariner

Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom has chosen Mariner’s xVu IPTV service monitoring suite for troubleshooting and assurance of its IPTV solution. The xVu NetworkVu application will be used for faster localisation of network issues and enhanced change management, while Mariner’s SupportVu application will deliver real time performance insight for customer support and field repair stakeholders, according […]

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 […]

AirTies announces dual IPTV wins

Wireless technologies and set-top specialist AirTies has announced customer wins in Denmark and Iceland. As the exclusive set-top box provider for Danish IPTV operator Waoo, AirTies will deliver its multi-format Air7120 set-top box and Air7130 DVR to the operator. The agreement is in partnership with Danish IPTV middleware provider Nordija. AirTies’ Air7120 and Air7130 devices […]

Amino debuts media gateway

IP set-top specialist Amino Communications is giving a European debut to its Freedom Live media gateway at the IP&TV World Forum 2012. Freedom Live is the first hybrid/OTT media gateway to be powered by the new Intel Atom Processor CE 5300 system-on-a-chip. The new device combines dual core processing power with various transcoding and encoding […]

Triax debuts IP headend

Triax has used its first appearance at the IP&TV World Forum to debut its new IP headend aimed at small operators, MDU installations and the hospitality sector. Hans Lauritsen, export director of Triax, said that small operators were now migrating to IP for the delivery of services, but were nervous about the transition. He said […]

BT Wholesale chooses IneoQuest

BT Wholesale, the wholesale arm of the UK incumbent telecom operator has chosen video quality assurance technology provider IneoQuest’s video service assurance solution to ensure the reliability and quality of experience of BT Wholesale’s new TV Connect service. British Telecom is deploying IneoQuest’s full end-to-end video service assurance solution dedicated to providing a high quality […]

Chunghwa TV passes milestone, looks to cloud

Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom exceeded 1.1 million IPTV subs in February, having passed the one million mark in November last year, according to Ching-Min Cheng, managing director, multimedia department, northern Taiwan business group at the telco. The operator’s Multimedia On Demand TV service was launched in 2004. Cloud based and multiscreen services are the next step […]

Anevia OTT solution

Anevia and OTT multiscreen company Elemental Technologies have announced today that Can’L has deployed its over-the-top TV solution for New Caledonia. Anevia and Elemental built a new 30-channel French-language OTT TV service for its Can’L, the New Caledonian ISP and IP telephony operator. The OTT system captures and formats live satellite TV feeds for distribution […]

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