Netgem’s next-generation platform improves IPTV picture

September 15, 2009

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AMSTERDAM -- Leading IPTV set-top box manufacturer and software developer, Netgem (www.netgem.com), has today launched NetgemTV, the company’s next generation software platform that features a highly visual and intuitive user interface, combined with media centre functionality.

NetgemTV not only opens up the world of Internet content for operators developing next generation TV services, it also allows audiences to control, integrate and watch content stored on other devices on their home network.

Already established as the market leader in arguably Europe’s most advanced IPTV market, France, Netgem’s latest software release enables operators to create their own converged IPTV services by integrating multiple TV and Internet content sources into one, attractive and easy to use interface.

NetgemTV provides operators and developers with a full suite of published APIs and Software Development Kit to fully customize services such as Video on Demand (VoD), catch up TV or IP channel connexions. Thanks to its integrated support for hybrid broadcast channels and embedded progressive download function, operators can use NetgemTV to introduce cost-effective and network efficient IPTV services for large audiences quickly and efficiently.

“With 13 years of know-how and two million HD IPTV set-top boxes installed today, Netgem has the track record required by operators looking for ways to drive revenues and differentiate their services,” said Christophe Aulnette, Netgem’s managing director.

In a separate release:

AMSTERDAM -- Leading IPTV set-top box manufacturer and software developer, Netgem (www.netgem.com) and Monaco Telecom, the innovative telecom operator (www.monaco.mc), today announced the impending launch of an interactive TV service, that integrates multiple and heterogeneous sources of contents into one, attractive and easy to use experience.

Built upon Monaco Telecom’s existing cable and internet network, the service has been developed using NetgemTV, a next generation software platform featuring a highly visual and intuitive user interface as well as Video On Demand, Media Centre, numerous internet-based services, such as web radio, local Internet TV and a service information portal.

“Netgem understands our business and our desire to create new and innovative services for our customers,” said Martin Péronnet Monaco Telecom managing director. “In developing our new interactive TV service, we been able to not only take advantage of Netgem’s mass market readiness and scalability, but also maximise our network investment, provide a rich stream of personalised content and a truly compelling customer offering.”

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