Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Tandberg Selected for European MPEG-4 AVC TV over DSL System

TANDBERG Television announced a contract valued over EUR 4 million to supply TV over DSL system for a leading European telco. The name of the service provider was not disclosed. The commercial TV-over-DSL network is expected to launch in summer 2005.

The contract is for an MPEG-4 part 10 (H.264/AVC) video head-end and TANDBERG Television will deploy its EN5930 encoding system to support ingest and delivery of MPEG-4 AVC video, as well as enable MPEG-2 encoding. The EN5930 is TANDBERG Television's standard definition MPEG-4 AVC encoding system which provides low bit-rate encoding of up to 50% less than MPEG-2.

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