TeNeT connects with its customers via Appear TV's IPTV platform

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 
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Appear TV’s advanced architecture, features and flexibility cited as key differentiators in comparison with the competition

OSLO, Norway & KIEV, Ukraine — At the opening of the Eastern Europe Broadcasting Convention 2008 in Kiev, Ukraine, Appear TV, a global provider of next-generation head-ends for broadcast and IP television, and DEPS, an Appear TV regional partner specializing in telecommunications infrastructure and broadcast television systems, are pleased to announce the selection of Appear TV’s SC2000 system as the new TeNeT IPTV head-end.

The largest internet service provider in Odessa, TeNeT owns and operates a fiber optic network connecting Odessa to other cities in the region, and delivers broadband services to more than 20,000 subscribers via Metro Ethernet, xDSL and an extensive Wi-Fi network. TeNeT has been operating initial IPTV services in Odessa and, as the next step towards launching a commercial service, has chosen to upgrade the company’s IPTV head-end to an Appear TV SC2000.

“After assessing the products available on the marketplace followed by in-house testing, TeNeT engineers preferred the Appear TV SC2000 to the competition,” commented Alexander Linets, Senior Sales Manager of DEPS. “We expect the advanced architecture, features and flexibility of the SC2000 to provide a strong platform for TeNeT’s IPTV services.”

“Appear TV is pleased to be selected as TeNeT’s head-end supplier,” said Thomas Lind, Technical Director of Appear TV. “This latest deal is further evidence of the strength of our advanced IPTV head-end solutions and we are glad to be part of TeNeT’s new service offering and wish the company every success for its commercial launch.”

Appear TV and DEPS will be presenting the SC2000 product at DEPS stand A.623- A.624 at EEBC 2008, and will be presenting a seminar ‘Appear TV Head-ends and Redundancy Solutions’ at EEBC Company Session on Thursday 29th October, 14:00 – 15:00.

About the SC2000

The Appear TV SC2000 is the most powerful reception and streaming solution available for television network operators. The SC2000/SC2100 can be configured as a turnkey head-end, or as a standalone solution for intensive service processing applications. Applications include:

  • Content Aggregation
    Reception and descrambling of multiple services from multiple sources
  • Professional Descrambler
    Multi-service CAM-based, and high performance AES ‘Bulk’, descrambling
  • DVB and AES Scrambler
    Fully featured and high performance scrambling for all video streaming applications.