General DataComm Ltd. and CJSC Netris have completed integration of IPTV devices Print E-mail
General DataComm Ltd. and Netris have announced the successful completion of work connected with integration of General Data Comm set-top boxes for digital TV IPSTB102, IPSTB201, IPSTB202 and Netris service delivery platform IPSoft iVision IPTV Middleware.

IPSoft iVision IPTV Middleware is a carrier-class software system, for managing video (IPTV, VoD, PvR, TSTV), communication (voice, IM) and interactive services (games, advertisements) for mobile and IP-networks. At the present time the IPSoft iVision platform is installed as a key system component for implementing digital television services by the major operators in Russia and CIS countries. In all the networks, where this Netris product is installed, one can use set-top boxes produced by General DataComm as subscriber equipment.

There are three set-top box models: IPSTB102, IPSTB201, IPSTB202.

IPSTB102 set-top boxes are intended for reproducing video signal in MPEG-2 SD format with the possibility of MPEG-4 SD format support. Models IPSTB201 and IPSTB202 support reproduction of both formats MPEG-2/4 SD, and the latter one additionally allows receiving of a high density (HD) TV signal.

"We always welcome the appearance of new players in the sector of subscriber devices for IP-television, especially as "General DataComm" is a Russian manufacturer, said Alexey Bugay CEO at Netris. We hope that together we will make IPTV technologies more affordable for service providers and operators of various levels".

"Our companies specialists have carried out important work, noted General DataComm Sales Director of Active Telecom Equipment Konstantin Fetisov. As a result of our collaboration integration has been successfully completed just as the IPTV market is gaining momentum. This is why General DataComm set-top boxes are being provided to implement major projects in Russia and abroad."

About Netris

"Netris" (www.netris.ru) is a leader in software development and system integration for communication operators and banks. The company’s products and solutions are sold under the IPSoft trademark, which has been on the Russian market for more than ten years. The company’s main clients are telecommunication companies and banking organizations who wish to improve their efficiency by using advanced technology. Among "Netris"’s clients are: CJSC "Comstar-Direct", "Metalloinvest "Holding, JSC "Central Telegraph", LLC "Comstar-Ukraine", JSC "Ukrtelecom", JSC "Kazakhtelecom", CJSC "Rosmedia" and a number of other operators in Russia and the CIS, as well as major Russian banks.

About General DataComm Ltd

General DataComm Ltd has been operating since 1993. It is engaged in manufacturing and introducing advanced telecommunication equipment in Russia and CIS countries. It offers the full range of accompanying services, including system integration, technical support and personnel training. The company’s Head Office is located in Saint Petersburg and the company has regional representative offices in all Russian Federation federal districts, as well as branches in Estonia, China and the UAE. "General DataComm" clients are major operators of mobile and fixed communication, organizations from the oil and gas industry. These include: interregional companies JSC "Svyazinvest", JSC "Vimpelcom" JSC MTS, JSC "Megafon", JSC "Rostelecom", CJSC "Sky-Link", CJSC "Prestige-Internet" (Enforta), RJSC Integrated Power Systems and others. Detailed informtion can be found at: www.gdc.ru.