First in Russia Hybrid IPTV/OTT Deployment with Netris Print E-mail

Technical Center of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Sakha Republic (Russian Federation) is ready to provide IPTV and OTT services based on Netris End-to-End Solution.

Netris, the leading Russian developer in IP communications and digital TV, and Technical Center of Television and Radio Broadcasting (TCTR), the main operator for television and radio broadcasting in Sakha Republic (Russian Federation), announce the launch of hybrid IPTV/OTT platform. The deployed solution allows to provide a wide range of digital TV services, both within the operator's network and over the Internet to various user terminals: STBs, personal and tablet computers, mobile phones.

Thanks to Netris cutting edge solution users have an opportunity to watch high quality TV channels, record any TV show to a hard disk connected to the STB via USB, control viewing, set reminders, and more. Also the list of operator’s services contains six internet channels, including CCTV broadcasting, the national TV channel of Sakha Republic and its own promo channel based on the multi-functional Netris iStream Video Platform. The content is available both to IPTV subscribers and to any Internet users.

“IP-television system has been deployed in the cities of Yakutsk and Lensk", says Andrey Rebrov, 1st Deputy General Director at TCTR. "In these cities we will offer to our subscribers a full range of IPTV services: channels, timeshift TV, DVR, mosaic view, picture in picture and so on. But what is more important – thanks to Netris hybrid platform anyone not only from all over Sakha Republic with territory equals to five Frances, but also from all over the world can access our regional content. We have great plans for the development, including creating a special internet channel to present the sights of the republic and to attract tourists to our region”.

“The rollout that we have committed for TCTR has a new format”, says Murad Efendiev, CEO at Netris. “IPTV subscribers now have an ergonomic interface for internet content consumption on TVs and internet users have access to a range of services via different devices: computers, tablets and mobile phones. This way people who live far from the region center can participate in its life”.

The components of the solution are Netris iVision Middleware, Netris iStream Video Platform, RGB Transcoding System and STBs by Amino and Dune HD.

To learn more about Netris and Netris products please visit our site www.netris.tv and our stand at CSTB 2013 that is held January 29-31 at Crocus Expo, Moscow. Netris’ stand is #468, Hall 4, Pavilion 1.

About TCTR

Founded in 1996 TCTR State Enterprise (www.tctr.ru) is the main operator for television and radio broadcasting in Sakha Republic. The enterprise has 34 units in 31 regions of the republic. Since 2011 TCTR has been developing IP-television, along with access to electronic government resources and other electronic public services.

About Netris

Netris (www.netris.tv) is the leader in IP-communications software development and systems integration. Netris is focused on development of award-winning Digital TV and Business Intelligence solutions. The Netris headquarters are in Moscow, Russia.

Netris' customers are telecommunication companies and banking institutions that aim to improve their efficiency using high technology solutions. Netris Solutions have been deployed for Kazakhtelecom, Russian Standard Bank, MTS, TTK, National Cable Networks, Metalloinvest, Rostelecom, Ukrtelecom, and other Russian and CIS service providers and banks.