P&TLuxembourg chooses ATEME IPTV Headend for HD

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 
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Kyrion® Encoder selected by leading European IPTV operator

AMSTERDAM — IBC 2009, Booth 1. D70 — ATEME has today announced that P&TLuxembourg, the leading postal and telecommunication provider in Luxembourg, is deploying ATEME’s IPTV headend, which includes HD MPEG-4 AVC encoding.

This solution will enable P&TLuxembourg to launch HDTV linear broadcast television services in 2009.

“P&TLuxembourg is committed to producing exceptional programming and building the highest quality infrastructure to support delivery of content,” said Jean-Marie Spaus, director of the telecom division at P&TLuxembourg. “ATEME’s Video head end architecture with Kyrion HDTV H.264 encoders solution has met our stringent standards for quality and performance, enabling us to provide our viewers with a very compelling HD viewing experience.”

Claude Stoffel , EMEA Sales Director for ATEME says: “We are honored to have been selected by P&TLuxembourg for the supply of HDTV high value service. ATEME’s continuous investment in video quality compression systems and support for open video head end architecture allows P&TLuxembourg to offer their customers a best-in-class quality experience, as well as prepare for future channel line-up expansion.”

The IPTV headend supplied to P&TLuxembourg includes Kyrion AM2101 market leading MPEG-4 AVC HD encoder, DR8100 Integrated Receiver Decoders and Skyline Communications DataMiner Open Network Management System.