Ericsson inks football and IPTV deals
February 12, 2008
Valtech Communications supplier of next-generation triple-play services in Canada, has chosen Ericsson’s IPTV solution to provide new and value-added television services to its customers. The solution will enable Valtech to offer a wide range of standard and high-definition broadcast channels and interactive services.
Elsewhere, Ericsson and FIFA, the world governing body of football, have signed a global agreement where FIFA will use Ericsson’s content management and service delivery platforms to enable its broadcaster and telecom content licensees to propose a mobile content offer based on FIFA events in 2009 and 2010.