KPN deploys ATEME SD IPTV Video Head-end

Ateme Kyrion Encoders selected by leading European IPTV operator
ATEME has today announced that KPN, the leading telecommunication provider in Holland, has successfully deployed ATEME’s IPTV Video head-end solution. The 20 SD services are encoded using ATEME’s high density AS2204 SD MPEG-4 AVC FPGA based, third generation encoding technology.

Stephen Luff, VP Business Development for ATEME says: “We are delighted to have been selected by KPN as a video head-end supplier for their SD IPTV services. ATEME’s continuous investment in FPGA based video quality compression systems & support for open video head end architecture, allows KPN to offer their customers a best-in-class quality experience, as well as prepare for future channel line-up expansion.”

About KPN
KPN is the leading telecommunications and ICT service provider in the Netherlands, offering wireline and wireless telephony, internet and TV to consumers, end-to-end telecommunications and ICT services to business customers.

At December 31st, 2009, KPN served over 41.2 million customers, of which 32.9 million were in wireless services, 4.7 million in wireline voice, 2.6 million in broadband Internet and 1 million in TV. With 20,755 FTEs in the Netherlands (33,148 FTEs for the whole group), KPN reported full-year revenues of EUR 13.5bn and an EBITDA of EUR 5.2bn in 2009. KPN was incorporated in 1989 and is listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.

About ATEME
ATEME is a world leading provider of MPEG-4 / H.264 and MPEG-2 bandwidth efficient compression technology. ATEME encoding solutions are deployed widely for broadcast contribution links, distribution, multi-screen live streaming, OTT and VOD applications.

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