ICTV, Amino Team Up on IPTV Set-tops

ICTV, Amino Team Up on IPTV Set-tops

Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading

November 19, 2004

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ICTV, Amino Team Up on IPTV Set-tops

ICTV is teaming up with Amino Communications to extend the capability of Amino's new IPTV set-top boxes. Under a deal announced Thursday, ICTV will make its HeadendWare platform available to network providers who use Amino's AmiNET series set-tops. ICTV says the partnership will enable network operators to deliver such advanced interactive TV services as branded games, children's programming, local news, sports, weather and transactions. The two companies will also work with Myrio's IP video platform.

About the Author(s)

Alan Breznick

Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading

Alan Breznick is a business editor and research analyst who has tracked the cable, broadband and video markets like an over-bred bloodhound for more than 20 years.

As a senior analyst at Light Reading's research arm, Heavy Reading, for six years, Alan authored numerous reports, columns, white papers and case studies, moderated dozens of webinars, and organized and hosted more than 15 -- count 'em --regional conferences on cable, broadband and IPTV technology topics. And all this while maintaining a summer job as an ostrich wrangler.

Before that, he was the founding editor of Light Reading Cable, transforming a monthly newsletter into a daily website. Prior to joining Light Reading, Alan was a broadband analyst for Kinetic Strategies and a contributing analyst for One Touch Intelligence.

He is based in the Toronto area, though is New York born and bred. Just ask, and he will take you on a power-walking tour of Manhattan, pointing out the tourist hotspots and the places that make up his personal timeline: The bench where he smoked his first pipe; the alley where he won his first fist fight. That kind of thing.

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