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China : GUIZHOU PROVINCE TV deploys TVN platform to drive launch of new IPTV service

July 5, 2014

The Chinese Guizhou province's primary broadcaster, Guizhou Province TV, has announced the deployment of Thomson Video Networks (TVN)'s award-winning ViBE VS7000 encoding and transcoding platform for driving the launch of its new IPTV service, Guizhou IPTV.

The ViBE VS7000 deployed in Guizhou Province TV's operations center in Guiyang City, joins a current footprint of TVN video compression solutions including ViBE EM1000 and EM3000 encoders and the NetProcessor 9030 MPEG processing platform.

The ViBE VS7000, delivers 17 HD channels and 35 SD channels through IPTV at present and is providing the base for the network's long-term strategy to provide various IP video services, including multi-screen delivery.

Huang Xuejun, division manager of Guizhou IPTV, stated : "As a longtime user of Thomson Video Networks' encoding and video processing solutions, we knew we could count on world-class quality, reliability, and service when deploying the ViBE VS7000 to drive our new IPTV solutions. In addition to compact size and efficient operation, the ViBE VS7000 provides outstanding picture quality and the scalability we need as we continue to expand our services."

Tony Berthaud, vice president, Asia-Pacific sales, Thomson Video Networks, added : "The ViBE VS7000 is an ideal choice for Guizhou Province TV because it provides all of the transcoding capabilities needed to offer the highest quality HD and SD IPTV services today, with the ability to expand its functionality into the future to support emerging standards such as ultra high definition TV. We appreciate our long-term partnership with Guizhou Province TV and look forward to working with it as it continues to add exciting new services for viewers."

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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