Síminn selects AirTies advanced IPTV STB

AirTies Networks, a supplier of advanced technology to the Broadcast and Broadband industry, has announced that it will deliver its Air7120 IP Set-top box to Síminn of Iceland.

AirTies Wireless Networks and Síminn work in tandem to upgrade Síminn’s IPTV service to next generation STB’s, offering advanced graphics and HTML5 with the Air7120.

This partnership will create an enhanced experience for current and new Síminn’s subscribers. With the AirTies solution, Síminn will be able to offer subscribers a state of the art High-definition graphical user interface with crisp HD video display for live TV programming, as well as interactive Video on Demand and Time-shift television applications.

The Air 7120 is a market leading compact, multi-format High Definition IP set-top box for Cable, IPTV, WebTV/OTT, Video-On-Demand and Home Media applications. Air7120 complements Síminn’s efforts to develop a fully-functional, high quality TV experience. The Air7120 utilizes an Opera browser, has a powerful and flexible JavaScript engine and simultaneously supports AES and DVB-CSA with Verimatrix Conditional Access System.

Sævar Freyr ®≠ráinsson, CEO of Síminn said, “Síminn selected AirTies based on its rich portfolio of products supported by a young and innovative R&D team: fast hardware, responsive software, cutting edge graphics rendering technology, responsive platforms and quick time to market. The entire package added up to be a clear winning solution.”

Bülent Çelebi, CEO of AirTies Wireless Networks, noted, “Working with Síminn presents us with great opportunities to bring our added value solutions and technologies to the market. We are delighted to announce our cooperation with Síminn in supplying them with AirTies latest generation High-definition STBs. As with any other market, HD offers the consumer the opportunity to get the most out of their television viewing experience and the added benefit of digital video recording enables ultimate user convenience. We strongly believe that these are exciting times for Icelandic consumers and that this service will be highly successful. “

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