Advanced Television

Viaccess, Orca and Alpha partner on Billi

March 25, 2010

Viaccess, a France Telecom company and Orca Interactive its subsidiary company, an expert in IPTV middleware and applications have been selected to provide Conditional Access and DRM solutions including Orca's IP native TV-middleware “RiGHTV” to Alpha Networks who have recently launched Billi, an innovative new Belgian triple play operator.

Alpha Networks, a Belgian systems integrator and provider of white label IPTV solutions, has developed a pre-integrated platform as part of a turnkey solution which it will market to alternative international service providers under the branding of turnKeyTV. Billi is the first operator to deploy Alpha Networks' new turnkey solution, which includes components from a range of leading IPTV companies including Viaccess,Orca, Harmonic and Ericsson.

Using the new turnkey platform, Billi is the first converged operator to launch its new 'Unlimited' triple play service in the Belgian market. The triple play service has been designed to challenge traditional operators by offering IPTV plus unlimited telephony and Internet access at an affordable price. The IPTV service features 60 channels and offers live pause and PVR facilities and three-screen user experience leveraging Viaccess and Orca's fully integrated IPTV suite.

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