Scott County Picks Optibase

Scott County will deploy Optibase's MGW 5100 carrier grade streaming platform

August 31, 2004

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and GATE CITY, Va. -- Optibase (Nasdaq:OBAS) a leading provider of carrier grade TV streaming platforms today announced that Scott Telecom and Electronics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scott County Telephone Cooperative, will deploy Optibase's MGW 5100 carrier grade streaming platform to deliver advanced TV services to its subscribers in the Scott County and Hancock areas.

The Scott County Telephone Cooperative services over 6,000 subscribers with local phone, long distance, CATV and Internet services. Looking to enhance its offering, the Cooperative decided to add IPTV services that would offer greater channel line ups than provided with ordinary cable TV. Following a thorough RFP process, in depth comparisons and evaluations, STE selected Optibase as the main IPTV head end component.

"We needed a high quality platform that could accommodate to our future plans that include increasing number of members being serviced," said Eddie Depew, Manager of Scott County Telephone Cooperative. "Optibase's MGW 5100 proved to be a flexible platform that would also enable us to migrate to additional video formats with no network upgrades."

Optibase Ltd.

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