Virgin Media chooses Bridge Technologies's monitoring

September 21, 2009

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OSLO, Norway -- Bridge Technologies, developer of the first complete satellite-to-set-top-box monitoring solution for digital TV operators, has announced that its VideoBRIDGE system has been selected to provide the monitoring solution for Virgin Media’s digital broadcast TV platform.

Virgin Media will roll out an all-IP broadcast installation at its 54 headends and four core IP sites to complement its existing VOD IP infrastructure. Bridge Technologies will provide the VideoBRIDGE IP probes, servers, and software to ensure comprehensive continuous remote monitoring and fault analysis throughout Virgin Media’s broadcast TV IP infrastructure.

Simen K. Frostad, chairman, Bridge Technologies, said, “Virgin Media is taking a very progressive approach to investing in an advanced platform that is ready for future developments, with a comprehensive monitoring capacity to ensure extremely good resilience together with a reduction in operational costs.”

“An advanced monitoring solution is a very important part of our evolving infrastructure,” said Alistair Crook, head of TV operations, Virgin Media. “The VideoBRIDGE system is one of the most advanced systems and Bridge Technologies really understood our priorities. Many of the developments they have in the pipeline matched our requirements and the alarm monitoring tool also significantly added to what we were looking for.”

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