announces an agreement to deliver its ViP-TV
video transport service to BTC Broadband, a provider of whole home telecommunications services in Oklahoma. BTC will receive transport of up to 49 HDTV channels to its IPTV headend.
BTC Broadband is a communications company offering a variety of cutting-edge communications and entertainment products for residential and business customers in Oklahoma, including local and long distance telephone, high speed Internet, enhanced calling features, digital television and wireless service. BTC Broadband has deployed fiber-to-the-home for delivery of high speed two-way video, voice and data services.
BTC Broadband's IPTV solution integrates ViP-TV streams into the fs|cdn® IPTV middleware solution from Conklin-Intracom. This solution has gone through rigorous testing and has been certified by Conklin-Intracom.
EchoStar's ViP-TV transport service offers a suite of IPTV services that includes approximately 300 popular, broadcast-quality TV and music channels in IP H.264 format. ViP-TV can also provide satellite-delivered local TV channel aggregation in a telco's designated market area in both high definition and standard definition (where available).