Teleste’s headend platform steps up for IPTV delivery in Brasil

Press release

Teleste collaborates with Digital Designers TV to provide a solution for live-TV streaming to a Brasilian Internet service provider Arganet

TURKU, FINLAND – 20 November 2014 – Teleste, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, announced today that the company and its partner, Digital Designers TV, have provided a solution for content acquisition and delivery of live streaming IPTV for Arganet in Brasil. The solution includes Teleste’s digital headend platform, the Teleste Luminato, which is ideal to support the Latin American markets with its new ISDB-T digital terrestrial receiver.

Arganet, located north of São Paulo, is an Internet service provider that was founded 12 years ago. The company’s core business is to provide fiber-based internet access for the business and residential market, also CCTV security services are available.

Incorporated in 2014, Digital Designers TV (DDTV) is a system integrator that was founded by professionals with extensive experience from the digital TV industry in Brasil. Ricardo Pirola, CEO of DDTV says: “We are focusing initially on providing a turnkey cost-effective IPTV solution for ISPs, of which there are more than 1,200 in Brasil, and we are delighted to be working with Arganet and Teleste”.

In Brasil, Internet service providers require a TV/video complement to their current business and residential internet services offering. “Working with DDTV and Teleste enables us to fulfil this in the most effective way. We look forward to working closely with DDTV and their partners including Teleste”, says Cesar Cotrim, Commercial Director of Arganet.

The Teleste Luminato headend platform has proven to offer world-class reliability and efficiency in live TV delivery, and, with its ISDB-T digital terrestrial receiver, the platform is now fully equipped to answer the specific demands of the Latin American service providers. “We are pleased to provide Arganet a solution that fulfils their requirements for IPTV delivery”, states Hanno Narjus, SVP of Video and Broadband Solutions at Teleste.

Latin America is going through a rapid expansion of digital TV with the number of new digital TV households forecasted to reach 132 million by 2020.  “We look forward to working together with DDTV in Brasil, the single most important Latin American market. We are confident that our solutions provide powerful tools for content delivery, both during and after the digital transition”, Mr. Narjus continues.

More information:
Hanno Narjus
Senior Vice President , Video and Broadband Solutions, Teleste Corporation
hanno.narjus@teleste.com

Press contact:
Mirkka Lamppu
Manager, CEM and Communications, Teleste Corporation
Tel. +358 2 2605 611
mirkka.lamppu@teleste.com