Ericsson introduces IMS-integrated IPTV middleware

Ericsson extended its TV offering during IBC2008 with the unveiling of IMS-integrated IPTV middleware.

The company’s open standards-based end-to-end IPTV solution easily integrates into existing solutions and delivers vendor choice for operators. Leading TV technology providers have integrated their consumer devices, content protection solutions, video servers and applications software with the new Ericsson IPTV solution. The new IMS-integrated middleware is an open carrier-class solution that is designed to drive the future of converged and blended communications and entertainment services.

The end-to-end IPTV solution is aligned with the Open IPTV Forum specifications and is preintegrated with IMS. It brings together core Ericsson solutions with interoperable third-party products from key TV players.

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