Pace has confirmed a partnership agreement with Minerva, a supplier of software solutions for the delivery of television services over broadband networks. The global agreement will integrate Minerva xTVFusion middleware technology into Pace’s HD set-top boxes, expanding the range of IPTV middleware and technology delivery options available to service providers.
The partnership will allow Pace to offer a pre-integrated end-to-end solution to service providers across its global customer base. It will enable operators to seamlessly integrate IPTV services into the broadcast offering and provide a cost effective satellite and cable television delivery solution across Europe and South America.
Minerva middleware, integrated with Pace technology, will allow service providers to cost effectively deliver a range of new IP services to subscribers including video-on-demand, restart-TV, network-based digital video recording, catch-up TV, and Internet video.