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Edgeware Partners with Envivio for Web TV Adaptive Streaming

Interoperability of Edgeware Web TV servers with Envivio SilverLiveTV and iLiveTV

to Enable Adaptive Streaming to Microsoft® Silverlight and Apple iPhone clients


Edgeware AB and Envivio® Inc. announced that the companies will work together to provide content providers and

operators with content delivery solutions for Internet and Mobile TV that take advantage of the

latest adaptive bitrate streaming technologies from Apple and Microsoft. The companies will

collaborate to ensure interoperability of Envivio’s iLiveTV™ and SilverLiveTV™ solutions with

Edgeware’s Web TV server products. Both companies are demonstrating adaptive streaming

technologies at IBC 2009.


Encoding for adaptive streaming is an important ingredient for the success of premium TV

and video delivery over the Internet, ensuring uninterrupted, quality viewing when networks

become congested. Efficient caching and delivery of popular content from servers positioned

close to the consumers minimizes congestion and enables a higher aggregate quality.

Interoperability between encoders and delivery servers more

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Digital Rapids Unlocks the Power of Digital Content Distribution with MediaMesh

Advanced media distribution architecture and robust receiving appliances deliver increased efficiency, automation and cost savings


September 10, 2009 — IBC 2009, Amsterdam, Stand 7.G41: Digital Rapids today announced the launch of the new MediaMesh content distribution system. Combining a robust, scalable delivery framework with full-featured, flexible receiving appliances, MediaMesh provides efficient, automated distribution of digital media between content providers, contributors, aggregators and distribution partners.


Today’s exploding volume of content and broad range of distribution outlets demand easier and more efficient mechanisms for media delivery. The scope of distribution far exceeds the traditional scenario of cable and broadcast affiliates, as distribution channels may span multiple platforms, VOD, Electronic Sell-Through and more, each with specific formatting requirements. Expensive, time-consuming and labor-intensive physical delivery mechanisms are no longer efficient in today’s fast-moving media economy. The MediaMesh content delivery system enables fully digital distribution of HD, SD and Digital Cinema content more

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CABLE & WIRELESS PARTNERS WITH MOVE NETWORKS TO OFFER IPTV SERVICES GLOBALLY

CABLE & WIRELESS PARTNERS WITH MOVE NETWORKS TO OFFER IPTV SERVICES GLOBALLY


Partnership Will Enable High-Definition TV Service to Reach 38 Countries Using Existing Broadband Connections


London & American Fork, UT - CWI, Cable & Wireless’ international full-service telecoms business, today announced that it has signed a partnership with U.S.-based Move Networks, a global provider of comprehensive “television over the Internet” solutions, paving the way for a roll-out of IP-based TV services across CWI’s global operations.


The partnership will allow each of CWI’s business units, operating in 38 countries, to offer a high-definition multichannel television service transmitted through its customers’ existing broadband connections. To date, it will be the world’s widest reaching IPTV partnership, with a potential geographic spread across each of the world’s major regions. more

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Amino and beeTV team up for a revolutionary personalised TV experience

Amino and beeTV team up for a revolutionary personalised TV experience


Cambridge UK and Milan, Italy – September 8, 2009 Amino Communications, the world’s leading independent IPTV specialists, has partnered with beeTV, the pioneer and inventor of the PCC™ (Personal Content Channel™), to develop and deliver a recommendation-based personalised TV experience, via Amino’s award-winning range of set-top boxes (STBs). more

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ENTONE & EDGEWARE PARTNER TO OFFER INTEGRATED IPTV SOLUTION FOR HIGH-GROWTH MARKETS

Industry Leaders Streamline Content Delivery For Rapid Acceleration of IPTV Deployments


Entone, Inc., a leading provider of IPTV home connectivity solutions, and Edgeware, the provider of revolutionary server systems for network deployed on-demand TV, announced today that Entone’s market leading IP video gateways and media hubs are fully integrated with Edgeware’s widely-deployed video-on-demand (VOD) servers.


This collaborative effort provides service operators a more efficient and cost-effective IPTV solution that can be quickly and easily deployed to enable advanced services, such as time-shifted TV, VOD, whole-home digital video recorder (DVR), and online media services, using advanced codecs such as MPEG-4 (H.264/AVC).


“Partnering with a world-class company like Edgeware further strengthens our presence in the market,” said Yves van Hecke, Director of Business Development, EMEA at Entone. “Our complementary technologies will enable service providers to accelerate their time to more

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Edgeware Powers Iskon nPVR and Catch-Up TV Service in Croatia

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – August 25, 2009 – Edgeware, the provider of revolutionary server systems for on-demand TV, today announced that Iskon Internet d.d., a subsidiary of incumbent Telco T-Com Croatia, deployed Edgeware’s Orbit-2X server platform to deliver advanced on-demand IPTV services, including network Personal Video Recording (nPVR), catch-up of live TV and Video-on-Demand (VOD).


With Edgeware’s Orbit-2X server platform, Iskon´s nPVR service allows subscribers to record up to ten hours of live TV in the network, with a catch-up TV service that enables viewers to replay the last 48 hours of broadcasts from the four most popular TV-channels in Croatia. Iskon.TV, Iskon Internet’s IPTV service launched in April 2009, is now available in nine Croatian cities, offering over 40 TV channels and a number of converged triple play services. more

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AMT Opens New Era with State-of-the Art Distribution Facility

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fl., August 24, 2009 - Advanced Media Technologies (AMT), one of the leading large broadband electronics equipment distributors, has moved to a new 50,000 square foot facility in order to accommodate an ever-increasing customer demand from its broadband service provider clientele. Located in Deerfield Beach, the modern standalone distribution facility will significantly expand AMT’s engineering, stocking, and production capabilities.


While the company’s new facility may be a short distance from its original location, its management sees the transition as a very big move for AMT’s standing in the marketplace.


“Our customers have come to depend on AMT for the shortest lead times and expert technical response on a variety of brand names,” says Ken Mosca, AMT’s President. “This new state-of-the-art distribution facility will help ensure that our customers are provided the high level of service and technical expertise they have come to expect from AMT more

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Hospitality Consulting Services Chooses Clasix to Provide its TravelSuite Multimedia family of Services including TravelTalk, TravelConnect, TravelVision, and TravelExchange.


Hospitality Consulting Services (HCS), an International technology and telecommunications consulting company serving the hospitality industry, has teamed with Clasix, Inc., as a preferred partner, to develop and deploy IP based voice, high-speed Internet access, and video solutions for hotels worldwide, over Clasix’s dual stack IPv6/IPv4 hospitality focused network.


“HCS is very excited about the new technology that Clasix has developed to allow the deployment of IP based Voice, High-Speed Internet Access, and TV/Video services in a hotel environment,” said Tom Mayer, president of Hospitality Consulting Services. “One of our biggest challenges has been to find a single company like Clasix that can deploy all of these services on one network using the Next Generation IPv6 platform, with IPv4 layered on the same network to allow for ongoing support and migration of current IPv4 applications. This way our hotels are investing in their future, but can implement at more

Global-i© (Gi) Launches Gi GTM™ Suite of Go-to-Market Services for Communications and IT Clients

Herndon, VA (PRWEB) August 5, 2009 — Global-i, Inc. (www.globaliconsulting.com), a provider of technology-management consulting and project-based outsourcing services to the Communications & IT industry, announced today that it is launching its Global-i GTM™ Suite of Go-to-Market and Launch Management Services for meeting New/Enhanced Products and Services Launch needs and Infrastructure Deployment/Systems Integration Rollout needs of Converged Communications & IT Clients.


The services will benefit Communications and IT clients launching products and services through a fully-gated product lifecycle management (PLM/SDLC) process and/or rolling out its infrastructure deployment/systems integration initiative via a thorough implementation process. The company will provide the services via fixed-fee consulting and managed outsourcing. The fixed-fee service will be a custom service and will be developed per the needs of the client and delivered via Global-i GTM™ service directly from Global-i offices. The service can also be delivered as a contracted service via Global-i ExpertConsultant™ service more

ADVANCED MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES LAUNCHES INTEGRATION DIVISION

jcm_left_angle_2.jpgDEERFIELD BEACH, FL., August 4th, 2009- AMT is proud to welcome Juan Carlos Marchesini as Director of the Systems Integration Division. Marchesini brings more than 25 years of technical and management experience to AMT, combining a broad range of technical planning, integration and field expertise with specific focus on the CATV and Telco fields. In his new role, Juan Carlos will be responsible for all aspects of the Company’s Technical Support, including engineering and installation services. “I’m very excited with the possibilities of AMT. They have concentrated their efforts on offering the best products and most advanced technologies to their customers, and I believe the Company is well positioned to take the concept of System Integration to the highest level. AMT has a group of remarkable Sales Associates, with a deep knowledge of the different products being distributed by the Company. When combined with more

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