Telekom awards Ericsson IPTV contract

16 Feb 2010

Swedish equipment supplier Ericsson has announced that it has been selected by Telekom Austria to enhance its IPTV platform in order to deliver blended content services to multiple devices, eliminating barriers between TV sets and PCs and introducing a new generation user interface. As well as prime integration and consultancy services, Ericsson will provide its OpenStream Digital Services Platform for video on demand (VoD) and WatchPoint Content Management System to address the challenge of delivering the same content in different formats, to multiple devices. Walter Goldenits, CTO Telekom Austria, said: ‘We will offer new features like advanced graphical user interface, internet services over TV, latest VoD and recording functions to our customers in Austria. This will enhance the user experience drastically and keep our leading position in the IPTV area.’

Austria, A1 Telekom Austria Group, Ericsson