Ericsson announces IPTV deal with Portuguese triple-play operator

Ericsson has signed an agreement with Portuguese triple-play operator Sonaecom to provide and integrate its open standards-based, end-to-end IPTV solution.

The deal includes Ericsson’s new IMS-based IPTV middleware and enables the operator to deliver personalized and interactive TV experiences to its subscribers.

Under this agreement, Ericsson will upgrade Sonaecom’s IPTV system by delivering and integrating an end-to-end IPTV solution. This will bring together Ericsson solutions, including its new IMS-based IPTV middleware and network infrastructure, as well as TANDBERG Television’s HD and SD video processing platform. Deployment and trial has started.

Ericsson’s IPTV middleware is preintegrated with IMS. Its flexibility and scalability will let Sonaecom quickly create, test and deploy differentiated TV servers to provide an individual entertainment and communication package for consumers that includes interactive and mobile functionality.

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