Thomson, Netgem offer IPTV/OTT platform
October 18, 2011
Thomson Video Networks and Netgem have announced a partnership to offer broadcasters and telcos a best-of-breed platform for IPTV and OTT services. The two companies have completed a test and validation programme for the interoperability of the Thomson ViBE VS7000 convergent video system and the Netgem N5000 and N8000 range of IPTV set-top boxes.
“The Netgem and Thomson Video Networks infrastructure allows operators to launch IPTV and OTT services efficiently and rapidly, and deliver a state-of-the-art viewing experience to subscribers,” said Yann Courqueux, CMO of Netgem. “We strongly believe that IPTV and OTT allow affordable solutions for service providers looking to offer a seamless blend of broadcast, broadband, and optimised Web content within a unified TV experience.”