OTE selects Pirelli Broadband as IPTV Set Top Box supplier

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 
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MILAN, Italy — Pirelli Broadband Solutions, a leading supplier of IP Set Top Boxes and Customer Premises Equipment for the connected home and office, today announced it has been selected by the OTE Group (ASE: HTO, NYSE: OTE), the leading telecommunications service provider in Greece, to supply its P.VU2000 High Definition IPTV and P.VU2600 High Definition PVR Set Top Boxes for OTE’s Conn-x TV IPTV service.

Pirelli’s P.VU2000 and P.VU2600 are a state of the art IPTV Set Top Box supporting HDTV, H.264 decoding and TR-069 remote manageability and video recording services. For OTE’s Conn-x TV service, the P.VU2000 and P.VU2600 support the SecureMedia Conditional Access System and interoperates with the Ericsson’s MAS IPTV platform. The P.VU2000 ad P.VU2600 are part of a family of modular Set Top Boxes which comprises hybrid DVB-T / IPTV and optional capabilities such as Personal Video Recording, embedded wireless connectivity, media sharing.

“We are very pleased to have been selected by OTE” said Francesco Schiavinato, Chief Operating Officer, Pirelli Broadband Solutions.”OTE adds to other prestigious IPTV Operators who have chosen our product lines, recognising of our competitiveness and ability to reliably integrate into complex multi-vendor environments typical of the IPTV service platforms.”

Pirelli will be showcasing its IPTV portfolio at the IPTV World Forum, London, 23-25 March.