Advanced Television

Com Hem selects Elemental processing

August 27, 2015

Elemental Technologies, a supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, has announced that Com Hem, a Swedish supplier of broadband and TV services, has chosen Elemental software-defined video processing systems to support a flexible and scalable unified headend for delivering linear video across cable, IPTV and over-the-top TV networks.

Com Hem broadband, television, and telephony services reach approximately 1.92 million households in Sweden including 625,000 digital TV subscribers. To drive more efficiencies and simplify its cable, IPTV and OTT TV workflows, Com Hem has chosen to deploy Elemental software-defined video in a unified headend solution that supports both IP and SDI inputs. Elemental Live systems are used to simultaneously process live H.264 DVB-C, RTP, and ABR streams for all Com Hem delivery networks.

“Com Hem is committed to offering our customers the best available content and a high level of service,” said Henri Caddeo, CTO at Com Hem. “By consolidating our headend with Elemental we are able to meet this commitment across all of our networks and to all types of devices.”

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