Emery Telcom Partners with Latens to Launch IPTV

Thursday, November 12th, 2009
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Leading Utah Telco Utilizes Latens ECO Middleware for IPTV Delivery

ATLANTA — Latens, a developer of middleware and software-based security solutions for subscription cable and IPTV services, today announced that Emery Telcom has launched IPTV services in Utah powered by Latens ECO middleware and pre-integrated conditional access system (CAS).

Emery Telcom is one of Utah’s leading providers of telecommunication services. Based in Utah, Emery Telcom was formed as a cooperative in 1950 and has since earned industry-wide recognition for its excellence. Adding IPTV to its high quality service line up, Emery’s ‘ETV Interactive’ service provides almost 200 channels of SD and HD programming and DVR services.

Latens ECO is an industry leading middleware platform features pre-integrated conditional access software. Enabling telcos to deliver dynamic video control features that help them increase subscribers and reduce churn, ECO broadens the scope for operators enabling a truly interactive IPTV service capable of supporting a variety of capabilities like DVR, Remote DVR and OTT TV.

At Emery Telcom, Latens ECO has been integrated and deployed with ADB set-top boxes and Avail TVN headend for a truly state-of-the-art IPTV service.

“The deployment of our IPTV service is a significant step forward in our efforts to offer our customers the most advanced services,” says Jared Anderson, Chief Business Manager, Emery Telcom. “Latens ECO provides us with a cost effective solution, with great flexibility in customization to match our unique requirements for user experience, while fitting in with our business model and reducing our OPEX in relation to the other middleware systems we evaluated. Latens’ extensive knowledge of Pay TV services has also been invaluable to us, helping us to successfully launch our IPTV service in such a difficult market,” he concluded.

“We have worked closely with Emery to help them launch their IPTV service customized to the ETV Interactive user experience and business needs, resulting in a truly industry leading IPTV service,” says Phil Cardy, Product Marketing Director, Latens. “We are looking forward to working closely with Emery Telcom as they continue to roll out and evolve their IPTV offerings.”