IPTVpavilion - From the editors of Broadcast Engineering and Telephony

IP-PRIME signs telcos to HD agreements

Apr 16, 2008 6:00 PM

IP-PRIME, the leading provider of turnkey IP-based video services, has announced the addition of 12 new HD programming agreements with local telephone operators...
Verizon brings FiOS to New York City

Apr 16, 2008 5:59 PM

Verizon has announced that it has filed the required regulatory documents to bring its FiOS service to New York City and will begin doing so this year...
Caribbean gets IPTV

Apr 16, 2008 5:17 PM

Telefonia Bonairiano NV (Telbo), the Dutch Caribbean’s telecommunications company, has selected Kasenna LivingRoom middleware and MediaBase video servers to launch a new video service, called MiTV...
Portugal Telecom selects DS2 for advanced, HD-ready IPTV

Apr 15, 2008 5:17 PM

Portugal Telecom, the leading operator in the Portuguese telecommunications market, will use DS2’s UPA-compliant 200Mb/s Power line technology to offer a remotely managed, multichannel IPTV service over power lines or coaxial cable that substantially reduces installation time and costs...
RealPage offers triple play in MDUs using BitBand

Apr 15, 2008 5:15 PM

RealPage, a provider of on-demand software and services to the multidwelling unit (MDU) industry, has selected BitBand as its affiliate vendor for implementing on-demand IPTV services...
VBrick, Glowpoint team on bundled streaming service

Apr 15, 2008 5:02 PM

VBrick Systems, a provider of online networked video, has announced a partnership with Glowpoint enabling the broadcast and management of live events over the Internet...
Home2US expands programming options

Apr 14, 2008 6:14 PM

SES AMERICOM has announced that Home2US Communications, a direct-to-home provider of international programming, has expanded its successful relationship with SES AMERICOM to deliver additional foreign programming to the culturally diverse U.S. market...
WRAL delivers four simultaneous broadcast HD video channels

Apr 14, 2008 6:12 PM

Harmonic has announced that WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC, the first commercially licensed HD TV broadcast station in the United States, deployed Harmonic's digital video solutions for a unique broadcast application...
WFTV uses IP microwave link for backhaul

Apr 14, 2008 6:10 PM

T-VIPS, a technology company that designs, builds and supplies solutions for contribution and distribution of broadcast-quality video signals over IP networks, announced April 11 that WFTV, the Orlando-based Cox-owned ABC affiliate, has deployed T-VIPS TVG420s to transport MPEG-2 news footage from its transmitter site over a microwave link to its studio...
OMVC promises live mobile TV by digital transition

Apr 14, 2008 6:06 PM

Live mobile television in high-quality digital will be available to mobile handsets and other portable devices by the digital transition in February 2009, the Open Mobile Video Coalition (OMVC) promised more than 500 NAB Show attendees today...
Freeskiing fans see streaming video over Level 3 network

Apr 9, 2008 5:19 PM

Freeskiing fans around the world were able to view live coverage of Mountain Sports International’s U.S. Freeskiing Nationals thanks to Level 3 Communications’ Content Markets Group. The event is streaming live with Adobe Flash, producing a high-quality live video experience for winter sports fans around the globe...
KyLinTV's growth prompts opening of new content delivery center

Apr 9, 2008 5:17 PM

KyLinTV has opened its latest content delivery center in Toronto to enhance its Chinese IPTV broadcasts to the Canadian audience and further expand KyLinTV's service around the world...
SureWest tests network quality with IneoQuest

Apr 9, 2008 5:13 PM

As a pioneer of IPTV deployment, SureWest Communications learned the hard way that chronic problems drive up costs for customers. The California-based telco is now working with IneoQuest to more proactively address chronic quality problems...
Avail Media, Motorola ride the MWAVE

Apr 2, 2008 6:40 PM

Avail Media, a provider of managed content aggregation services, is working with Motorola to deliver MPEG-4 Wide Area Video Entertainment (MWAVE) technology and services to allow IPTV service providers to launch new entertainment channels over high-speed data networks...
Intelsat offers IPTV over satellite services

Apr 2, 2008 6:39 PM

Distribution platform supplier Intelsat offers an IPTV provider the ability to distribute programming via satellite. The service, “Intelsat IPTV-powered," is sold on a wholesale basis to distributors and integrators that are launching new types of subscription services via IPTV...
Tele2 Nederland goes to Digital Fountain for IPTV

Apr 2, 2008 6:35 PM

Tele2 Nederland, the first IPTV provider in the Netherlands, has selected provider of solutions for digital media delivery Digital Fountain’s ToughStream system for its IPTV service...
Verizon expands high-speed Internet in NYC

Apr 2, 2008 6:30 PM

Residents of one of the largest apartment complexes in New York City will soon have access to IP-based broadband technology, under an agreement announced March 24 by Verizon and Tishman Speyer, the complex's owner and manager...
New digital signage network teams 1-2-1VIEW and AutoNetTV

Mar 26, 2008 5:28 PM

Digital signage technology supplier 1-2-1VIEW and AutoNetTV, a TV channel displayed in waiting rooms of automotive service centers across the United States, have come together to expand the capabilities of AutoNetTV’s network of several thousand sites. The new IP-based digital signage network, which will initially be rolled out to 150 pilot sites throughout the coming months, will provide Web-based delivery of fresh content to thousands of screens while offering national advertisers a convenient and immediate way to reach key demographics and improve customer satisfaction at the service centers...
Conklin-Intracom orders $1.6 million in IP gear from Wegener

Mar 26, 2008 5:23 PM

Conklin-Intracom, a member of the Intracom Telecom group of companies, has turned to Wegener to supply $1.6 million in set-top boxes to support premium IPTV services, such as HD programming, VOD and integrated personal video recording (PVR). According to the company, the equipment is being installed to meet a demand for an MPEG-2/MPEG-4 SD/HD PVR set-top box among its telco video provider customers...
Dubai telco deploys TANDBERG encoding for IPTV expansion

Mar 19, 2008 5:58 PM

The Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based telco du has selected TANDBERG Television’s iPlex UltraCompression IPTV video processing and transcoding system as the headend for its IPTV services. Launched in February 2007, du is the UAE’s newest telecommunications company, with already more than 1.5 million customers. The multilingual IPTV service offers TV channels from around the world, including more than 15 premium TV packages in 18 different languages....
Greek IPTV service commits to Neptuny’s Caplan platform

Mar 19, 2008 5:53 PM

OnTelecoms, a triple-play (VOIP, IPTV and Internet) provider in Greece, has deployed Neptuny’s Caplan IPTV Edition to bolster its IPTV services. The company is using Caplan IPTV Edition to ensure efficiency of its existing systems and optimize the allocation of IT resources. It also enables OnTelecoms to predict trends in customer demand...
City of Bangor uses Harris IP backbone technology for public safety data system

Mar 10, 2008 6:15 PM

Bangor, ME, has installed IP communications technology to enhance its emergency response communications system...
Multimedia Polska launches IP-based VOD in Poland with Harmonic

Mar 10, 2008 6:10 PM

Multimedia Polska is the first cable operator in Poland to provide VOD service...
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