Czech TV broadcaster TV Nova to launch HbbTV

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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HELSINKI — TV Nova, the leading private Czech broadcaster, has deployed Icareus Playout HbbTV server to expand to hybrid broadcast and broadband services.

Icareus Playout CS Carousel server was selected thanks to its versatile features, the competitive overall expense and long history in broadcasting production usage.

Icareus HbbTV Carousel server allows TV Nova to offer the interactive HbbTV experience to its viewers while managing the services and network parameters in the most efficient way possible

Icareus Playout HbbTV system provides TV Nova the most flexible and highly modular platform for hybrid HbbTV services.

Icareus’ Director Mr Mikko Karppinen explains “Icareus has a long history of working in the Czech Republic with the TV operators like Ceske Radiokomunikace and Digital Broadcasting s.r.o. and we are delighted to start working also with the leading broadcaster in the market ”. TV Nova is the number one channel in Czech having the highest share of the daily TV viewers in the market.