Cable Bahamas Selects UXP Systems’ MINT Platform for Multiscreen Video & New Service Enablement
TORONTO, ON – August 1, 2012—UXP Systems (www.uxpsystems.com), provider of a leading platform to aggregate, personalize and orchestrate multiscreen offerings for cable and telecom operators, has announced that Cable Bahamas has selected its Multiscreen Interaction (MINT) Platform to enable a variety of next-generation personalized, multiscreen video, voice and messaging services in an upcoming market trial.
“We continue to serve our customers with the most advanced technology and offerings in the Bahamas, and that is a key pillar of our market leadership,” said David Burrows, Head of Marketing and Product Development for Cable Bahamas. “UXP Systems’ MINT Platform gives us a unified foundation to extend our entertainment and communications offerings across all screens, in a seamless, authenticated and personalized way.”
Cable Bahamas selected UXP Systems’ MINT platform in preparation for a number of next-generation multiscreen services, scheduled for launch in the near future.
“This is another important validation for us that new business models require aggregation, authentication and orchestration capabilities that can bring together content, metadata, social media and blended services around individual users,” said Gemini Waghmare, CEO of UXP Systems. “UXP Systems’ MINT Platform provides operators with these capabilities, ensuring the success of new business and service models like Over-the-Top Video and TV Everywhere. We’re very pleased to have Cable Bahamas as a customer in this first phase of a production market trial.”
The recent win at Cable Bahamas concludes a busy quarter for UXP Systems, which included its MINT Platform being selected a winner of the CIO.IT innovation award at the 2012 Cable Show in May. In addition, the company will exhibit its MINT Platform live at the CableLabs Summer Conference 2012 in Keystone, CO, August 5-7, 2012.
About UXP Systems
Based in Toronto, Canada, UXP Systems’ patent-pending Multiscreen Interaction (MINT) Platform and components enable operators to create new, one-to-one relationships with new and existing subscribers, and seamlessly deliver converged services to consumers seamlessly across screens and devices. With industry –leading User Lifecycle Management and Multiservice Orchestration, UXP Systems’ award-winning MINT Platform has enabled several industry innovations, including the multiscreen bundle, multiscreen home phone services, and household personalization and OTT business model enablement.
About Cable Bahamas
Cable Bahamas provides world-class cable television services, international data communications, web hosting, business continuity and high-speed Broadband services over its high tech broadband network to residents and businesses on 21 islands in The Bahamas. With revenues exceeding $85 million, the company has built a state-of-the art broadband network consisting of a Hybrid Fiber Coax used for all broadband services, video and High Speed Data and a direct fiber network for Ethernet and TDM based services. Today, Cable Bahamas Ltd. is wholly owned by over 2,000 Bahamians and the Government of The Bahamas. In addition, the company created the Cable Cares Foundation and has awarded more than $1 million to local Bahamian non-profits organization. In October 2009, Cable Bahamas received a 15 year license from the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) that allows the Company to provide any type of network or carriage communications services inclusive of video, data and voice services.