NTV-PLUS adds Amino in list of set-top box suppliers

MUMBAI: As part of its IPTV project development schedule, Russian satellite TV provider NTV-PLUS has added Amino to its list of recommended set-top box suppliers in the framework of the IPTV project development schedule.

With over two million customers, the satellite provider dishes out a range of entertainment services including proprietary sports and movie channels, across Russia and Ukraine.
It is the first company in Russia to start broadcasting HD channels and the first one to offer 3D channel. Now NTV-PLUS is planning to launch IPTV services through the supply of premium content, encoding services and set-top boxes to broadband operators.

Said Amino CEO Andrew Burke, "This is an important recognition by one of the major entertainment providers in Russia that our set-top boxes met their high quality threshold. We look forward to working with NTV-PLUS on their IPTV deployment plans"
Added NTV-PLUS Technical Director Oleg Kolesnikov, "We execute meticulous selection process for STB vendors to be sure that quality, performance and reliability characteristics of devices are mature. Amino set-top boxes are robust, reliable and proven performers and we are glad to introduce them as a part of our offering".

Initially, NTV-PLUS selected the Amino AmiNET 130MHD set-top box for their approved list.

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