ADB Delivers Three-Way Hybrid Platform To Canal Digital

Monday, September 12th, 2011 
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GENEVA, Switzerland — Advanced Digital Broadcast (SIX: ADBN), a leading supplier of technology to the global digital television and broadband industry, announced today that it is delivering its latest ADB-5720SX hybrid Digital Video Recorder, pre-integrated with its award-winning Carbo™ user interface to Canal Digital .

Using the ADB-5720SX platform, Canal Digital is launching an enhanced consumer TV experience for its subscribers. Thanks to this solution, users will be able to quickly and easily access Canal Digital’s broad range of high definition channels and interactive applications, including Video on Demand services.

“Canal Digital is a leading operator in the Nordic countries, renowned for high quality services,” says Krzysztof Bilinski, Executive Vice President for Advanced Digital Broadcast S.A. “It has high standards for the viewer experience that it delivers. I am confident that subscribers will enjoy an enhanced user experience as they access consumer TV, and over the top (OTT) services that are seamlessly integrated on the three-way hybrid ADB-5720SX platform.”

“We look forward to providing our customers with a broader choice of services and enhanced user experience using the ADB-5720SX DVRs”, says Terje Storhaug, CTO of Canal Digital AS.

The product being delivered to Canal Digital incorporates the following industry awarded solutions: ADB Carbo™ high definition user interface and the ADB-5720SX three-way hybrid platform, which received 2 awards at the CSI 2010 Product of the Year Awards for the Best Interactive Technology or Application and Best Consumer Premise Technology, respectively. This solution offers super-fast channel change, clear and simple multi-layer menu for users to quickly reach their desired application using an intuitive carrousel of icons. From the outset, the ADB-5720SX three-way hybrid digital TV platform has been designed to make it easy and cost effective to add new interactive services or internet applications, and meet subscribers’ growing appetite for new content. This solution continues to empower Canal Digital to seamlessly combine content from three delivery networks on a single platform and share it with other connected home devices.