Endurance supports major OTT TV deployment
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IBC 2011 – 9th September Endurance, a leading OTT specialist and outsourcing provider, today announced it will be providing regionalisation and customisation services in support of the recently announced STRONG deployment.
STRONG will launch new Hybrid set-top boxes in spring 2012 providing consumers with exciting Over-the-top (OTT) video experience centred around Social TV. STRONGTV, powered by the ACCESSMyTV™ platform, is a new web video delivery platform that enables consumers to find, create, personalise, watch and share web video channels on any internet enabled device. The OTT TV service is being launched in a number of countries worldwide with each territory having its own specific content and companion device (TV/STB, PC, Tablet and Smart Phone) requirements which rely on the core ACCESSMyTV service delivery platform.
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STRONG is one of the leading providers of consumer Digital TV reception equipment in Europe offering an extensive range of Digital Terrestrial, Satellite, Cable and IPTV receivers as well as their related accessories. Further, STRONG is licensee of the THOMSON brand for digital set-top boxes, both Free-to-Air and with Operators access control, distributed through retail in Europe. The STRONG Group is represented in Europe by its Sales Head Office in Austria and fully operational subsidiaries across Europe. STRONG offices are equipped to cater for local market trends and needs, as well as being home to a highly equipped and innovative Research and Development department.
For many years, STRONG provided a comprehensive product range of set-top boxes to retail and operator markets. Focusing on the different customer needs, STRONG supplies receivers for free-to-air reception, with Common Interface, built-in hard disk, embedded CAS, such as Viaccess, Nagra, Conax and NDS, as well as the latest generation of interactive MHP and IP receivers. With extensive experience and know-how, STRONG built a Pan European distribution structure reaching over 50 countries and providing sales, marketing and, above all, After Sales Service with call centres. For more information on STRONG’s product range please visit www.strong.tv.
Through its 100% owned subsidiary, STRONG MEDIA GROUP (SMG), STRONG founded Vision TV, Ukraine’s most successful DTH pay TV platform which is known as Viasat Ukraine after (Modern Time Group of Sweden-MTG) acquired a majority shareholding in 2010. Through SMG, the STRONG group will once again leverage its unique position in distribution to launch a step by step approach to TV service across Europe.
Posted by Andrew Moyler (amoyler) on 13-09-2011
Last changed on 13-09-2011 at 10:29 AM