Tandberg Ships Indian IPTV System

Tandberg Television delivers video headend for India's new IPTV system for Atlas's netTV

April 27, 2005

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SOUTHAMPTON, U.K. -- TANDBERG Television (TAT.OL) today announced that it has delivered a complete IPTV video head-end to global communications company Atlas Interactive, a part of the Atlas Group, for a large scale multimedia broadband deployment over the Indian telephone network. TANDBERG Television has provided a range of solutions to enable the delivery of broadcast quality television and video on-demand services over IP. The Atlas netTV project will launch services to an initial 50,000 subscribers in the National Capital Region of Delhi in 2005.

“This is a milestone project in the development of India’s consumer entertainment and information infrastructure and we are delighted to have been selected as a partner by Atlas. This contract is not only confirmation of our IPTV expertise and technology leadership but also furthers our strength in the Indian TV market where we have been serving broadcasters and operators for many years,” says Noel Matthews, Director of Broadband for TANDBERG Television.

Atlas’ netTV project is a significant move to introduce a broadband entertainment system across India. The network has been built to be flexible, robust and scaleable and is able to deliver a wide range of services including video on-demand, broadcast TV, music, video conferencing, SMS, email web, intranet access and data at high-speed broadband access speeds.

“To deliver a broadcast quality TV and video experience to our customers we need to deploy best of breed MPEG-2 decoding and encoding, integrated with bandwidth efficient IP streaming. The choice of TANDBERG Television, with its video and TV expertise and high performance solutions, gives us a highly flexible and robust video platform that will help to maximise our investment in this new business venture,” says Abhishek Verma, Chairman, Atlas Interactive.

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