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More than 170 programmers join IP-Prime platform
MTV Networks, Scripps Networks, The Weather Channel, FOX News Channel, and a host of popular TV and music networks have signed IP-PRIME transport agreements, taking SES Americom’s IPTV lineup to 290 channels.
The latest programmers to join IP-PRIME represent 80 television channels and more than 90 music audio channels, with the complete MTV Networks lineup, including VH-1, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Noggin, Spike TV, MHD and TV Land; BET Networks channels, including BET and BET J; the complete Scripps lineup, including HGTV-HD, Food Network HD and Fine Living; and FOX News Channel, Oxygen, Ovation, Family Net, Lime, Jewelry TV, Outdoor Channel, SiTV, Music Choice channels, Sportsman Channel, Game Show Network (GSN) and Trinity Broadcasting’s channels.
SES Americom’s IPTV content originates from the IP-PRIME IPTV Broadcast Center in Vernon Valley, NJ, where video and audio programming is received, processed and securely transported nationwide over the AMC-9 satellite to authorized video hubs and consumer set-top boxes. IP-PRIME’s open architecture allows independent networks to distribute programming directly to telcos and broadband service providers.
For more information, visit: www.ses-americom.com.