Mongolia's SkyC&C deploys Minerva iTVFusion

Monday, April 8th, 2013 
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Leading Mongolian Operator Selects Minerva Platform to Offer Multiscreen Television Services over Broadband and Mobile Networks

HONG KONG, Kowloon Shangri La — Minerva Networks, a leading provider of software solutions for the delivery of television services to connected devices, today announced that SkyC&C Ltd, the largest Broadband service provider in Mongolia, has deployed Minerva iTVFusion to offer advanced TV services within the region.

The Minerva platform, in combination with the latest adaptive bitrate technologies (HTTP Live Streaming – HLS), will enable the Mongolian operator to offer robust pay TV services nationwide over its broadband and mobile networks.

Both live and on demand content will be available to SkyC&C subscribers via PCs, Android and iOS devices, as well as IP set-top boxes. The advanced television services will enable SkyC&C to attract new subscribers and increase ARPU for existing customers. “Our solution incorporates technologies like Adaptive Bit Rate streaming, advanced data network content distribution, cross platform digital rights management and quality of experience thanks to Minerva’s strong service delivery platform” said Gantogoo Zundui, CTO of SkyC&C.

SkyC&C recently added support for mobile devices including Apple’s iPhone and iPad, as well as tablet and smartphones running Google’s Android operating system, expanding the service beyond the traditional set-top box.

“We are very pleased that SkyC&C is enjoying strong market traction with our iTVFusion service management platform,” said Mauro Bonomi, CEO of Minerva Networks. “SkyC&C searched for a solution that could leverage their existing network infrastructure, maximize the reach of their television services, and allow flexibility and service innovation. Our platform is delivering on all fronts.”

“With the Minerva platform we were able to offer our customers all the latest features of a premium pay TV service,” explained Byarbat Ariunbold, CEO of SkyC&C. “We are looking forward to delivering more services on more devices to our growing subscriber base”.

Links: Minerva Networks; SkyC&C