SkyStream announces DVB-S2 IP encapsulators

September 16, 2005

SkyStream has announced the availability of DVB S-2 support in its Source Media Router (SMR) line of IP encapsulators, which enable the delivery of IP video and data content over DVB and ATSC-based networks.

DVB S-2 is a critical technology standard to enable the implementation of new satellite-based video and data services, such as two-way Internet over satellite, VOIP, video on demand, high-definition television (HDTV) and for broadcasting more local channels. It also will enable cost effective transmission of an increasing volume of data.

In addition to the new DVB-S2-ready versions of SkyStream's SMRs, existing deployments of SkyStream Source Media Routers can be upgraded to support DVB-S2. These include: SMR-24, SMR-25 and SMR-26.

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