Television

MTNL to expand IPTV service by 74 channels

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/05/16/Untitled-1_39.jpg?itok=AA2Jw-qB

MUMBAI: State-owned telecom major MTNL has added 74 channels after the initial launch of 26 free-to-air channels, earlier this month as part of its IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) service. 

MTNL had signed a deal with Time Broadband Services and its Israeli partner Optibase to develop and handle the content delivery network for its IPTV services.

The state-owned telecom provider recently launched IPTV services, through Time Broadband, utilizing Optibase's IPTV MGW 5100 platforms for its digital IPTV head-end operation at the company’s network operating centre, according to an official statement.

Time Broadband will have Israel-based Infogate Online as its middleware vendor while Verimatrix Inc will provide content protection solutions. The digital headend will be from Optibase. 

Together with Time Broadband, Optibase is enabling the launch of the IPTV services in Delhi.

Service provider, Time Broadband is geared up to deploy IPTV services on both TV & PC delivery, through network and internet service providers across the country. 

Following the initial deployment of Optibase MGW 5100 IP video head-ends providing 26 channels of Telco-grade streaming, Optibase will now be supplying an additional 74 channels, totaling 100 MPEG-4 Part 10 H.264/AVC channels.

“During the initial deployment, Optibase demonstrated their extensive IPTV know-how relating to H.264 AVC. We were impressed by the quality of the Optibase solution and the superior level of service. Therefore we decided to select the Optibase MGW 5100 integrated digital head ends for the full-scale commercial launch,” said Time Broadband Services' MD Sujata Dev.

Optibase CFO Danny Lustiger stated, “We are delighted with the success of our first installation of Time Broadband at MTNL Delhi Network and look forward to a long-term collaboration with our globally eminent CDN partners, driving the large scale deployment of IPTV in India.”

IPTV is a system wherein digital quality television service is delivered to consumers using broadband connections.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/espn.jpg?itok=0eXTTssh
ESPNcricinfo announces its programming and content plans for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

As the cricket community around the world gears up for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, ESPNcricinfo, the go-to destination for all things cricket, has announced its content and coverage strategy and programming.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/ICC.jpg?itok=2kVul-cF
ICC announce broadcast and digital distribution plans for ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019

The ICC have announced the broadcast and digital distribution plans for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, providing cricket fans across the world with the widest range of platforms to access the tournament across television, radio and digital platforms, as well as news, in cinemas, at Fan Parks...

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/sunny.jpg?itok=f5tBN1xr
From pornstar to bollywood princess The improbable journey of Bollywood actress Sunny Leone Revealed in Powerful Documentary ‘Mostly Sunny’ First time on Indian television at 9:00 pm, May 24 on Discovery and TLC channels

The transformation of a small-town Canadian girl from Porn Star to Queen of one of the biggest film industry Bollywood, Sunny Leone is the subject of a revealing documentary ‘Mostly Sunny’ which will be telecast on 24th May at 21:00 hrs on Discovery Channel, Discovery HD World, TLC, TLC HD World.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/sujeet.jpg?itok=r-1RE-iQ
Zee Media VP and head of marketing Sujeet Mishra resigns

The VP and head of marketing at Zee Media Sujeet Mishra has resigned from his post, suggest media reports.

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/22/Chrome_800.jpg?itok=WY2IQUJo
Kids genre emerges as most benefitted in Chrome DM week 20

Kids genre has grown 3.83 per cent in week 20 of Chrome Data Analytics and Media. In this genre, Nickelodeon Junior gained the highest OTS with 77.5 per cent in All India 1 Lakh+ market.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/21/Natgro.jpg?itok=5o0O0fUM
National Geographic announces an epic production to chronicle the world’s largest election

When 11 million poll officials, over 900 million electorate and 8000 candidates converge across one million polling booths to participate in the world’s largest democratic exercise, you get an incredible story at hand.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/21/sony.jpg?itok=TOplVIzz
Sony Music, Societe General, Adidas Partner for Upcoming Inspiring true story on Rugby-based UK/India Co-production ‘Jungle Cry’

Global sportswear brand, adidas, has partnered with the much-awaited sports biopic ‘Jungle Cry’ that recently completed filming in India and Wales. ‘Jungle Cry’ will unveil its official trailer and poster at special events during the 72 nd Festival de Cannes.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/21/times.jpg?itok=bZ6obxmv
TIMES NOW deploys breakthrough innovation for Counting Day LIVE

As the nation awaits the election results, TIMES NOW, India’s leading English news channel and country’s election news headquarters with MANDATE 2019 presents the most realistic virtual reportage of election results LIVE on May 23, 2019.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/21/Republic-TV_0.jpg?itok=PXv55z-7
Republic TV's - HD Feed across OTT accelerated smashing performance during its telecast of Exit polls for General Elections on 19th May' 2019

Republic TV, the No 1 English News Channel has successfully translated its leadership on Broadcast to Digital by creating huge presence across all smartphones in the country through an extensive distribution across Large OTT platforms, Telco OTT Aps and OEM’s. 

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories