CYTA selects Pirelli Broadband Solutions for IPTV Set Top Boxes

Friday, September 12th, 2008
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Pirelli Broadband Solutions, a leading supplier of IPTV Set Top Boxes and solutions for quadruple play services, today announced it has been selected by the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CYTA) to supply its IP100 HDTV IPTV Set Top Box for CYTA’s IPTV service.

Pirelli’s IP100 is a state of the art IPTV Set Top Box supporting HDTV, H.264 decoding and TR-069 remote manageability, and is part of a family of modular Set Top Boxes already deployed in large scale in other leading IPTV services in Europe, comprising hybrid DVB-T / IPTV and PVR capable models.

“To guarantee the highest level of quality and time-to-market targets for our IPTV service, the field proven ability to interoperate with our selected middleware, CAS and system integration providers were key requirements for our choice of the Set Top Box supplier, and Pirelli’s proposal fully satisfied them.” said Mr P. Kallenos Manager Planning and Development, CYTA.

“We are pleased to have been chosen by an innovative and quality oriented Service Provider such as CYTA” said Francesco Schiavinato, SVP Sales and Marketing of Pirelli Broadband Solutions. “CYTA adds to the other prestigious IPTV Operators who have chosen our product lines in recognition of our competitiveness and ability to reliably integrate into complex multi-vendor environments typical of the IPTV service platforms.”

Pirelli will be showcasing its IPTV portfolio at IBC 2008, RAI, Amsterdam at stand 4.B79.