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The latest happenings from around the world of IPTV

April 9, 2007

SeaChange TV Platform takes IPTV innovation honor
SeaChange International’s TV Platform was named Best IPTV Innovation at the Convergence World Awards ceremony during the IEC C5 World Forum in Milan, Italy last week.

The SeaChange TV Platform was developed to get broadband operators into the IPTV business fast. It is a complete IPTV system that enables operators to launch and expand a wealth of subscriber services, such as on-demand movies, electronic program guides and convergence services.

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Motorola ships 1-millionth IP set-top
Motorola announced last week that it had shipped its 1-millionth Internet Protocol (IP) set-top.

Besides set-tops, Motorola offers end-to-end video solutions that enable service providers to bring reliable IPTV services to market quickly. Its IPTV platform includes network infrastructure, video headend and transport, MPEG-4 encoding and connected home devices. The company shipped its first set-top in May 2001.

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Pioneer Telephone selects Comtrend router for IPTV deployment
Oklahoma-based Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, the fourth largest telephone cooperative in the United States, has selected Comtrend’s CT-5621 multi-port ADSL2+ router for residential premises deployment of IPTV and broadband services.

Comtrend’s CT-5621 supports a wide array of services at high-speed ADSL2+ rates up to 24Mb/s.

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Concurrent expands Australian distribution agreement
Concurrent has signed a new distribution agreement with Braetec to expand its business in Australia. Under the terms of the agreement, Braetec will distribute Concurrent’s iHawk multiprocessor systems and ImaGen visual servers powered by Concurrent RedHawk real-time Linux in Australia.

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Jack 9 launches IPTV for ‘Man’s Man’
Jack 9 Entertainment has launched, an IPTV network aimed at monetizing an online community of “guys who live on the cutting edge.”
Jack9’s offers all-original content aimed at men who crave Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Extreme Sports, Street Sport Biking and other “man’s man” programming.

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Star Telephone chooses Ciena advanced services platform
Star Telephone, a North Carolina independent operating company (IOC), has selected the Ciena CN 4200 FlexSelect Advanced Services Platform for its core network infrastructure upgrade.

Star is transitioning its legacy SONET network to a next-generation, service-enabled architecture to support the delivery of high-bandwidth services, including IPTV.

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