Bouygues Telecom Selects NDS To Provide Software Components for New IPTV Platform

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
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Bouygues Telecom selects NDS for the deployment of next-generation IPTV service; NDS provides set-top box software components and professional services, including systems integration

LONDON — NDS Group today announced that it has been selected by French Telecom operator, Bouygues Telecom to support the deployment of its next generation IPTV platform including their new set-top box (STB), the Bbox.

Through its professional services approach, NDS is providing STB integration services for the launch of the new platform, together with integration consultancy and a selection of critical software components to enable an enhanced pay-TV experience.

The NDS set-top box software components to be deployed by Bouygues Telecom include a graphical engine to power an enhanced user experience with HD and 3D capability and an application manager engine to enable the development and management of a whole host of innovative new apps based on HTML5 and Flash.

Yves Caseau, Executive Vice President Technologies, Services & Innovation, Bouygues Telecom, said: “We are exceptionally proud of our new platform – and more so in the collaborative nature of the development process. We were very selective in the partners that we chose for this project, and with their extensive track record of innovation and integration expertise, NDS is the perfect choice to support us in creating a TV experience that will greatly satisfy the needs of our subscribers.”

Yves Padrines, NDS Vice President and General Manager EMEA commented: “We are extremely pleased to be supporting Bouygues Telecom in the development of their next generation services. We have worked closely together to define the requirements for the platform and to provide critical software components to enable their subscribers with a quality user experience and we look forward to supporting them in future deployments.”

NDS’ set-top box software enables advanced services for subscribers around the world. A future-proof solution, it enables the deployment of additional functionality and services throughout the lifetime of a platform.