Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Chunghwa Telecom Switches to Ericsson for IPTV

Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom has selected Ericsson to deploy a new IPTV system for its 900,000 subscribers. The new platform will replace Chunghwa's existing IPTV system and respond to a growing demand from consumers for content anywhere, any time on a wide range of devices including TVs, computers, smartphones and tablets. The deal also includes Ericsson Multiscreen TV and the Ericsson Media Connect (IPTV Remote) service. The new services are due to be available to subscribers in December of this year. Financial terms were not disclosed.