is proud to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious 2010 IPTV World Series Awards for ‘Best Client Software / Intellectual Property Solution’. First Media gains this honor for the innovative Xpertis Agent product developed by them. Xpertis Agent is part of Xpertis product family that provides real-time, end-to-end, QoE management capability over IP based multi-play networks. Xpertis product family provides industry's most comprehensive solution covering Head-End, Core Network, Aggregation network, Access Network, and Customer Premises to measure Quality at Transaction, Transport Stream, Transmission and Content layers.
Xpertis Agent is a real time media quality monitoring software that is deployed on the set-top boxes at home. Xpertis Agent serves as a remote eye for operators to gauge quality of content delivered to end users. Xpertis Agent monitors the quality of media currently being played by the customer from the set-top box, and periodically updates Xpertis View platform at a central Network Operations / Command Center. In addition to this constant monitoring, First Media's unique technology allows operators to perform diagnostic tests remotely on the STB, right from the Network Command Center, thereby substantially reducing number of truck rolls.