Eurofins selected by RiksTV for DTT testing

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 
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Eurofins Digital Testing Selected by RiksTV for Next-Gen Digital TV Service Validation

Eurofins Digital Testing, a global leader in end-to-end quality assurance (QA) and testing services, today announced it has been selected by RiksTV, a leading Norwegian digital terrestrial TV (DTTV) provider, to automate monitoring of service availability of RiksTV digital TV and HDTV services.

RiksTV offers a wide range of TV and entertainment services for people across Norway, with more than 50 TV channels also available on tablets and mobile, radio and music services, weekly archives, movie rentals, streaming services, as well as RiksTV Junior children’s own entertainment. RiksTV is Norway’s only TV distributor to provide digital TV and HDTV via antenna and Internet. The company’s DTTV network consists of more than 450 ground-based transmitters and reaches 98 percent of Norwegian households and 90 percent of all holiday homes throughout the country.

Under the agreement, RiksTV will use Eurofins’ cloud-based TestWizard system to to automate testing and provide performance monitoring for quality assurance for its DTTV services. TestWizard reduces the time spent on repetitive, manual tests by providing automated tests cases for increased coverage and consistency to provide service validation, insights into the end-user experience, and performance monitoring for quality assurance.

“As one of the largest TV distributors in Norway, RiksTV strives to offer the most advanced, high-quality TV services on the market, which makes service-level testing critical,” said Jérôme Franck-Sætervoll, CEO of RiksTV. “Eurofins’ TestWizard system provides accurate, efficient and repeatable test cycles that emulate our end-users’ experiences and helps to ensure our services are performing at the level our customers expect and demand.”

“RiksTV is well-recognised for providing innovative TV services and embracing next-gen technologies to improve the entertainment experience,” said Johan Craeybeckx, Business Line Director at Eurofins Digital Testing International. “We’re pleased to have been selected by RiksTV to provide service validation capabilities that help the company scale, and meet continuous release deadlines for its range of DTTV and entertainment services.”

Eurofins Digital Testing helps TV operators worldwide reduce development, testing and deployment cycles to accelerate service delivery, and support a more continuous delivery environment. Through its suite of automated test tools, professional testing support services, staffing of onsite personnel, and training, Eurofins helps increase test coverage and consistency to provide service validation, insights into the end-user experience, and performance monitoring for quality assurance.

Links: Eurofins Digital Testing; RiksTV