YES teams with Cisco to enhance TV services


By Telecom Lead Team: YES, Israel’s provider of
multichannel television via satellite, has selected Cisco as its innovation
partner to help architect new next-generation video experiences, matching the
vision and strategy of Cisco Videoscape.

 

Videoscape is a comprehensive TV platform for service
providers that bring together digital TV and online video content with social
media and communications applications.

 

“In this highly-competitive marketplace, the key to
staying ahead is continuing to stay relevant through innovation and making wise
technology decisions. Our partnership with Cisco is testament to our commitment
to lead the video market with next-generation TV experiences for consumers,”
said Itzhak Elyakim, vice president of engineering and CTO, YES.

 

YES is working closely with Cisco to expand its services
by strengthening its video infrastructure to include cloud technology, network
hardware and software that will enable new video experiences for its 600,000
customers.

 

“This is a unique collaboration of two innovative
companies: Yes and Cisco. We look forward to working with YES to both advance
its video network with new IP technology today, and help it utilize its
existing video infrastructure investments for years to come in Israel,” said
Jordi Botifoll, senior vice president, Cisco EMEAR, South Theatre.

 

Recently,
Cisco
unveiled new solutions to help people collaborate effectively in the post-PC
era.

 

Cisco
unveiled the next generation of Cisco WebEx. From HD video advancements and
enhanced mobile capabilities that enable new ways to prepare, meet and
follow-up after a meeting, Cisco WebEx is helping to change the meeting
experience. 
Cisco also extended cloud conferencing to more people
with a new free basic edition of WebEx designed for three people or less.

 

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