Clear Lake Telephone Selects Entone For IPTV Launch

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
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SAN MATEO, California — Entone, Inc., a leading provider of IPTV home connectivity solutions, today announced that Clear Lake Telephone has selected Entone’s award-winning Hydra™ IP video gateway and Amulet™ IPTV receiver for their high-definition (HD) IPTV service launch.

Clear Lake Telephone (CL Tel) is a full service telecommunications and broadband service provider. Its advanced broadband and fiber optic networks enable the delivery of digital telecommunications and video services to subscribers in Clear Lake and Ventura, Iowa. Clear Lake Telephone offers a triple-play service bundle of voice, video, and data using Entone’s Hydra IP video gateway and Amulet IPTV receiver.

“To be competitive in this dynamic market, not only is it vital to deliver a reliable and high-quality video service but lowering installation costs and customer churn are also important in making the business case for IPTV services,” commented Jan Lovell, President of CL Tel. “We selected the Entone solution because of its field-proven track record and its ability to deliver advanced services without having to rewire our subscriber’s home. Entone’s support has been outstanding. They have been an excellent partner in helping deploy this advanced IPTV service.”

As part of Entone’s Connected Home Solutions, Hydra IP video gateway and Amulet IPTV receiver integrate patent-pending media routing technologies that enable the delivery of live broadcast television and recorded video services throughout a subscriber’s home without requiring new wiring or a set-top box at each TV set. “We are excited to be working with an ambitious and forward-looking operator such as CL Tel,” said Steve McKay, CEO of Entone. “With more than 80 operators deployed with Entone, CL Tel’s deployment further validates our leading position as the market leader in IPTV customer premise equipment.”