Nationwide digital TV headend network

The deployment of digital TV headend solution consisting of tens of headends in 90 cities nationwide for Mobile TeleSystems OJSC ("MTS"), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS.
Teleste Luminato and Teleste Broadcast Manager are used to build a nationwide digital TV headend network consisting tens of headends.
Customer need

Development of fixed broadband network and digital services is one of the core areas MTS seeks to concentrate. MTS has already implemented several projects for construction and modernization of fixed networks in Russia and plans to convert all the networks in digital format in 2012-2013. The company has a goal to enable subscribers in all regions of Russia to use advanced packages of TV channels, additional services and high definition content. Achieving the goal requires further strengthening of MTS's video distribution network by digitalising headends.

Solution to customer's need

The deployment of digital TV headend solution consists tens of headends in 90 cities nationwide. The core of the solution is formed by Teleste Luminato video headend platform and Teleste Broadcast Manager service management and EPG solution. The utilized technology provides the most compact and flexible solution for delivering premium quality digital TV experience and carry far to the future in terms of video and TV service information.

Benefits achieved
  • Fast and sound product delivery and installation
  • Products having state-of-the-art features and functionality
  • Proofed high level of reliability
  • Solid product roadmap carrying to the future
  • Wide selection of TV services both in HD and SD
Customer comments / quotation

“We are very pleased with the progress we have had and how our plans have realized. The short timeframe from selecting Teleste as our provider to the situation where the new services were available to subscribers in the planned extent has exceeded our expectations. Our decision to carry out this project with Teleste has proved to be successful. When deciding about expanding to new locations, we didn’t hesitate to continue with Teleste”, states Boris Tomilin, the Chief of TV Division in Fixed Network Development Department, MTS OJSC.