Tandberg Television Receives $8M Order From DirecTV

Tandberg Television has recently received an order worth more than $8 million from DirecTV for its second-generation MPEG-4 AVC HD EN8090 video compression system.

The contract is a continuation of DirecTV's deployment of HD content to local markets. The revenue is expected to be recognized in the fourth quarter of 2006 and the first quarter of 2007.

Tandberg Television offers digital TV solutions including IPTV, HDTV, video-on-demand, advertising on-demand, and interactive TV applications to customers in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. The company is headquartered in the U.K. and has offices in Atlanta and Hong Kong.