Award strengthens Alcatel-Lucent’s leadership in the interactive television market and its capacity to help cable operators.
Alcatel-Lucent today announced that is has been selected by TeleCable to deploy its MiViewTV interactive television platform in the Spanish Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias.With this end-to-end solution, which includes multimedia integration services, TeleCable will be able to offer to more than 143 000 customers advanced multimedia services, such as broadcast TV and audio channels, VoD, pay per view, a personal video recorder (PVR), time shifted TV, pause live TV, videoconferencing, interactive advertisements and an electronic programming guide (EPG).
This contract demonstrates that MiViewTV, the Alcatel-Lucent middleware proposal originally developed for IPTV deployments, also perfectly fits with cable operators need to deliver rich media experiences.
Juan García-Conde, President, TeleCable, said: “The Alcatel-Lucent multimedia solutions will allow us to provide the more advanced multimedia services to our customers in Asturias, and also to manage our network with total guarantee.”
"Collaborating with TeleCable highlights that Alcatel-Lucent is actively engaged to help cable operators to cost-effectively differentiate themselves and offer the best customer experience. This project, beyond its technological aspects, also stresses how important integration and services expertise are to design and deliver innovative television and multimedia solutions in a fast, efficient manner,” said Adolfo Hernandez, President of Alcatel-Lucent EMEA.
This turnkey project includes:
- Migration of the present digital headend to the next generation system
- An advanced Video Operation Centre (VOC) solution
- The Alcatel-Lucent MiViewTV multimedia platform
- Comprehensive systems integration of the entire project
As part of this agreement Alcatel-Lucent is leveraging its extensive experience in multimedia by providing a full suite of comprehensive services including network design, integration, installation, maintenance, training and operations support.