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Tandberg Television MPEG-4 AVC compression for Telenor IPTV

September 10, 2008

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SOUTHAMPTON, U.K. -- TANDBERG Television, part of the Ericsson Group (NASDAQ:ERIC), today announced that its MPEG-4 AVC compression and IP multiplexing solutions are being used by Telenor Satellite Broadcasting to provide IP video contribution and direct-to-consumer IPTV services in Scandinavia. TANDBERG Television is providing encoding and multiplexing from six locations across northern Europe and Scandinavia, with all video distributed across an IP transport network for IPTV consumer services in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

“This is an important project for Telenor Satellite Broadcasting and provides Telenor with a way to encode video at source for delivery over an all-IP transport network that forms the backbone for IPTV services,” says Torkel Thoresen, Chief Technologist at Telenor Satellite Broadcasting. “TANDBERG Television’s MPEG-4 AVC IP solutions enable us to contribute and distribute these IPTV services in a cost-effective and reliable way.”

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