The latest happenings from around the world of IPTV

Archer Entertainment opens Beijing offices
Archer Entertainment Media Communications has opened offices in Beijing, China, in preparation for the launch of China's IPTV channels exclusively for the Chinese in and out of the country.
China Broadcast Live (CBL) and the PCO TV (People of Chinese Origin) Channel are targeting a potential audience of one billion consumers.
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Sunrise Telecom joins HomePNA Alliance board of directors
Sunrise Telecom, a provider of testing and monitoring solutions for voice, video, data services and next-generation digital multimedia, has been appointed to the HomePNA Alliance board of directors. The addition of Sunrise Telecom’s testing and monitoring expertise will help HomePNA eliminate barriers to widespread deployment of triple-play entertainment networking services.
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Infotec acquires Azatel
Infotec Business Systems has acquired broadband company Azatel in a move giving Infotec a new entre into the video market. The deal, expected to become final by the end of the month, enables voice (VoIP), video or both to be sold into each company’s customer base, allowing Infotec to become a ‘turnkey’ solution in a strategic market.
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Horizon Chillicotheexpands IPTV service withTANDBERG Television Horizon Chillicothe Telephone, an Ohio communications company, has selected the TANDBERG iPlex video headend for a major expansion of the channel line-up for its TV-over-VDSL ATM network.
Horizon will expand its integrated voice, Internet and digital television service by adding more than 45 new video channels in both high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD), for delivery to its video subscribers in Ohio.
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Auroras Entertainment approves Tilgin set-top box
IPTV service provider Auroras Entertainment has certified the Tilgin Mood 300 IP set-top vox for use within the Auroras IPTV solution. The Mood 300 has been successfully tested in Auroras’ Kalispell, MT, lab and in the company’s field trials.
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