Amsterdam – IBC 2009, Booth 1. D70: ATEME has today announced that P&T Luxembourg, the leading postal and telecommunication provider in Luxembourg, is deploying ATEME’s IPTV head-end, which includes HD MPEG-4 AVC encoding.
This solution will enable P&T Luxembourg to launch HDTV linear broadcast television services in 2009.
“P&T Luxembourg is committed to producing exceptional programming and building the highest quality infrastructure to support delivery of content,” said Jean-Marie Spaus, director of the telecom division at P&T Luxembourg. “ATEME’s Video-head end architecture with Kyrion HDTV H.264 encoders solution has met our stringent standards for quality and performance, enabling us to provide our viewers with a very compelling HD viewing experience.”
Claude Stoffel , EMEA Sales Director for ATEME says: “We are honored to have been selected by P&T Luxembourg for the supply of HDTV high value service. ATEME’s continuous investment in video quality compression systems and support for open video head end architecture allows P&T Luxembourg to offer their customers a best-in-class quality experience, as well as prepare for future channel line-up expansion.”
The IPTV head-end supplied to P&T Luxembourg includes Kyrion AM2101 market leading MPEG-4 AVC HD encoder,DR8100 Integrated Receiver Decoders and Skyline Communications DataMiner– Open Network Management System.
About P&T Luxembourg
Founded in 1842, P&T Luxembourg is a public service company since 1992. With 2900 employees, the company operates postal, financial and telecommunications services and is the leading provider of postal and telecommunication services in Luxembourg. In telecommunications, P&T Luxembourg runs both fixed and mobile networks providing a full range of voice and data services including satellite uplinks. P&T’s subsidiary LUXGSM is the leading mobile operator in Luxembourg. Recently P&T launched its IPTV service. P&T Luxembourg serves private customers as well as business clients including international banks, insurance companies and European institutions. P&T offers state-of-the-art technology as well as advanced and specially designed services to the business community. Its international networkTERALINK connects global players both to and from Luxembourg .. In 2008, P&T Luxembourg reached a total revenue of EUR 556.84 million. Additional information can be found at www.pt.lu
About Skyline Communications
Skyline Communications is the global leading supplier of multi-vendor network management solutions for the HFC broadband, satellite, IPTV and broadcast industry. Our flagship DataMiner network management platform, which received various prestigious awards, enables end-to-end integration of the most complex technical ecosystems and has been deployed by leading operators such as Arab States Broadcasting Union, Belgacom, Broadcast Australia, Czech Television, European Space Agency, Eutelsat, Gateway Communications, GlobeCast, M6, MTV, Orascom Telecom, Overon, Roshan, RTL-TVI, Broadcasting Center Europe, Stratos Global, Telenet , Telenor, TelstraClear, TVE, UPC, Virgin Media, VOO, Ziggo, etc. DataMiner is today already integrated with over 1500 devices and systems from more than 250 key industry suppliers, and offers a plethora of functionality including unlimited web access, alarming, e-mail and SMS notification, long-term trending, professional reporting, advanced automation, intelligent correlation and root cause analysis, service management, real-time SLA monitoring, user-definable key performance indicator dashboards, spectrum monitoring, mobile access, powerful CPE management, and much more.
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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