Estonians Use Tandberg TV Gear

Estonia makes move to digital cable with Tandberg Television

April 28, 2005

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SOUTHAMPTON, U.K. -- TANDBERG Television is continuing its lead in the global digital cable television market with today’s announcement that it has been chosen by Elion Enterprises as the provider of a digital cable broadcast system for the country’s first digital cable television service, which will commence in April.

Founded on January 1st, 1993, Elion has become the largest telecommunications and IT provider in Estonia. Today Elion is the market leader in fixed network calls, Internet subscriptions and in data communication solutions. It has also made a powerful entry into the IT and cable TV market, operating a modern fiber optic cable network and planning to use IP to deliver television programming to regional head-ends.

“Our plan is to reach half of Estonian homes with digital television by the year 2010,” says Toivo Praakel, Network Director of Elion Enterprises. “The TANDBERG Television system we are deploying provides us with a better picture quality and creates opportunities for the delivery of a wide range of services that will help us attract and retain subscribers.”

TANDBERG Television, together with its Business Partner, Finnsat Baltic Ltd., is supplying a complete digital video head-end and IP streaming solution, as well as TANDBERG BQ6800 dense broadcast QAM modulators for remote multiplexing, QAM modulation and UHF upconversion at the regional head-ends

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