NDS to drive Bouygues Telecom new IPTV platform

By Telecom Lead Team: French Telecom operator Bouygues
Telecom has selected NDS to support the deployment of its next generation IPTV
platform including their new set-top box (STB), the Bbox.


is providing its STB integration services for the launch of the new platform,
together with integration consultancy and a selection of critical software
components to enable an enhanced pay-TV experience.


The NDS set-top box software components to be deployed by
Bouygues Telecom include a graphical engine to power an enhanced user
experience with HD and 3D capability.


Additionally, application manager engine by NDS will
enable the development and management of a whole host of innovative new apps
based on HTML5 and Flash.


NDS is the perfect choice to support us in creating a TV
experience that will greatly satisfy the needs of our subscribers,” said Yves
Caseau, executive VP, Technologies, Services & Innovation, Bouygues


We are extremely pleased to be supporting Bouygues
Telecom in the development of their next generation services,” said Yves
Padrines, VP and GM of EMEA at NDS.


NDS’ set-top box software enables advanced services for
subscribers around the world. A future-proof solution, it enables the
deployment of additional functionality and services throughout the lifetime of
a platform.


The company said that its approach to professional
services is based on its extensive knowledge of pay-TV platforms and
longstanding integration expertise.  Its services are being adopted by
leading operators around the world, including Comcast, Cox Communications and
Charter Communications.


With an established presence in France, NDS provides
set-top box software and solutions to enable an enhanced subscriber experience
for leading French operators including CANAL+ and SFR.


A few months back, Kabel Deutschland, Germany’s largest cable operator deployed NDS’ technologies in
their new HD set-top box (STB).


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