IBC Show, AMSTERDAM, September 7 - Scopus Video Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: SCOP), a provider of digital video networking solutions, together with Kvant-Efir, a leading manufacturer and supplier of TV and radio broadcasting equipment in the Ukraine, announced today that they have been selected to supply and implement a DTT network in Ukraine. RRT, the country's largest government TV and radio operator, awarded the two companies a contract to deploy, for the first time in Ukraine, MPEG-4 H.264 networks. The initial deployment will be carried out in the Kiev and Zhitomyr regions.
According to the awarded tender, the companies will implement two digital Single Frequency Networks (SFN) serving a population of 5.5 million by the end of 2007. The full terrestrial networks will combine high-power digital TV transmitters, MPEG-4 encoding and multiplexing headends, and signal distribution networks.
Kvant-Efir will also provide system integration services, it will launch and operate the network as well as a control center. Scopus' transmission and compression platforms will be deployed at the headend and receiving sites, and will be comprised of IVG-7100 Intelligent Video Gateways, UE-9000 encoders, and IRD-2900 Integrated Receiver Decoders.
"We were selected as a team together with Scopus because of the advanced capabilities, effectiveness, and reliability our systems have," said Ivan Omelyanyuk, President, RPE Kvant Efir. "Together, we deliver a great deal of added value to RTT, as they expand next- generation services through the new DTT network in central regions."
"Our long-term relationship with Kvant-Efir, our Ukrainian partner, has been very successful," said Elya Presman, Scopus' AVP EMEA Sales. "Scopus'
H.264 MPEG-4 solutions and Kvant-Efir's equipment will deliver advanced technological capabilities. RTT is leading Ukraine into an era of new broadcasting technologies and we are proud to be an integral part of this process."
Kvant-Efir is the leading manufacturer and supplier of TV and radio broadcasting equipment in Ukraine. Company's motto is: No compromise at expense of quality!
Kvant-Efir is at booth No. 8.301
About Scopus Video Networks:
Scopus Video Networks (NASDAQ:SCOP) develops, markets, and supports digital video networking solutions that enable network operators to offer advanced video services to their subscribers. Scopus' solutions support digital television, HDTV, live event coverage, and content distribution.
Scopus' comprehensive digital video networking solutions offer intelligent video gateways, encoders, decoders, and network management platforms. Scopus' solutions are designed to allow network operators to increase service revenues, improve customer retention, and minimize capital and operating expenses.
Scopus' customers include satellite, cable, and terrestrial operators, broadcasters and telecom service providers. Scopus' solutions are used by hundreds of network operators worldwide.
For more information visit: www.scopus.net
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