OpenTV launches IPTV solution for C&S telecom operators

MUMBAI: OpenTV Corp, providers of technologies and services enabling the delivery of digital and interactive television, has announced the introduction of OpenTV Core 2.0 for IPTV for cable, satellite and telecommunications operators.

The new product, which will be commercially available this June, extends the capabilities of OpenTV's proven, scalable middleware solutions to network operators wishing to deploy IPTV services over traditional and hybrid broadband IP networks.

"OpenTV Core 2.0 for IPTV ensures IPTV support for our worldwide customer base," said OpenTV's senior vice president and general manager of products and marketing Tim Evard.

Evard pointed out that with OpenTV IPTV, operators can now build IPTV services without compromising on advanced features such as video on demand (VOD), personal video recording (PVR) and interactivity, all while relying on a proven platform with global distribution, support services and a world-wide developer community with OpenTV applications and content ready to deploy.

Whether a new entrant into the digital TV market wants to deploy IPTV, or a cable or satellite operator wants to leverage its existing infrastructure to deploy over IP, OpenTV Core 2.0 for IPTV will enables them to deliver scalable solutions quickly to their subscribers.



OpenTV brings advanced, feature-rich digital TV services to the world of IPTV including VOD, PVR and network PVR, enhanced and interactive television, games, information services and personal and protected media distribution throughout the connected home.

OpenTV Core 2.0 for IPTV also makes it easy for OpenTV's over 35 set-top box manufacturer licensees to easily deliver IP capable set-top boxes with OpenTV Core middleware and its robust set of digital and interactive television features.

In addition, OpenTV's open interfaces with digital television vendors provide network operators maximum flexibility with freedom of choice for rights management and content protection systems (CA/DRM), media formats, video servers, set-top boxes and OSS/BSS systems.

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