Paris the 10th of September _Quadrille and HTTV announced today they will combine their efforts in order to bring on the market a turnkey Push VOD solution with enhanced user interface (GUI) for an outstanding user experience.
Quadrille’s QuadriCast™, France’s best selling Push VOD off-the-shelf solution, will be integrated with HTTV’s outstanding GUI and head-end infrastructure under two different ecosystems: a DVB-S, Mpeg4 HD PVR STB running Open TV and a hybrid Mpeg4 HD PVR STB with native middleware.
“Integrating our QuadriCast™ turnkey solution with HTTV’s GUI and head-end infrastructure will be providing the best of breed to broadcasters willing to quickly and efficiently increase their ARPU. It will also enable end-users to have an easy to use and appealing access to non linear contents.” said Jean Hatziraptis, Senior VP Sales & Marketing Quadrille.
“By associating, HTTV’s extensive expertise in broadcast streaming solutions and STB applications development with Quadrille’s Quadricast Push-VOD platform, both companies can offer a very competitive and fully integrated end-to end push-VOD solution.” Declared Jean-Christophe Jubin, EVP Sales & Marketing HTTV.
Founded in 1998, Quadrille is a leading digital TV software editor with customers among the most renowned broadcasters, telcos and STB manufacturers.
QuadriCast™ is a secured contents distribution platform allowing both satellite and DTT operators to propose appealing VOD services to their subscribers while dramatically reducing their network costs through an optimized use of the bandwidth. Unlike other solutions, QuadriCast™ doesn’t require a dedicated channel.
Already selected and deployed by TDF in the frame of the only successful Push VOD large scale trial over the French DTT network.
Also, QuadriCast™ is largely deployed by Française des Jeux to address all the promotional displays in their 35000 points of sales all over France ranking QuadriCast™ as the most widely deployed solution.
HTTV is a leading international technology and solution provider for interactive digital TV satellite, cable, DTT and IPTV operators.
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