Net Insight chosen for expansion of Digital Terrestrial TV network in Morocco
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Net Insight, a leading developer of efficient and scalable transport solutions for media, IP and broadcast networks, today announces that the national public broadcaster in Morocco, Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision (SNRT) has chosen Net Insight for expanding their existing Digital Terrestrial TV network. Net Insight won this order in partnership with Ericsson Morocco.
SNRT, the national public broadcaster in Morocco, will use Net Insight’s Nimbra platform for expanding their existing DTT-network. The purpose of the network expansion is to enhance the availability of the network as well as protect their services and investment already made.
This project is the latest phase of the digital network build-out for SNRT. The Net Insight Nimbra platform will offer best-in-class availability and control functionalities to the existing and expanded network. Redundancy will be provided on both a DVB-ASI service level as well as SDH-STM-1 trunk level. The Net Insight network management system Nimbra Vision will be used to monitor and control the quality and availability of the network services.
Net Insight won this order in partnership with Ericsson Morocco. Ericsson will be the prime integrator of the project delivering project management, support and installation services.
“Globally, Net Insight has a strong leadership in Digital Terrestrial TV networks. With SNRT as our latest customer, we now enter a new market, in the North African region,” says Fredrik Trägårdh, CEO of Net Insight. “Once again, a customer has decided, that Net Insight’s technology is very competitive in combination with our partnership with Ericsson”.
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Net Insight delivers the world’s most efficient and scalable transport solution for Broadcast and IP Media, Digital Terrestrial TV, Mobile TV and IPTV/CATV networks.
Net Insight products truly deliver 100 percent Quality of Service with three times improvement in utilization of bandwidth for a converged transport infrastructure. Net Insights Nimbra(TM) platform is the industry solution for video, voice and data, reducing operational costs by 50 percent and enhancing competitiveness in delivery of existing and new media services.
World class customers run mission critical video services over Net Insight products for more than 100 million people in more than 50 countries. Net Insight is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange, Stockholm.
For more information, visit www.netinsight.net
Previously Radio Télévision Marocaine (RTM), SNRT is the National Society for Radio and Television Distribution (Sociéte Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision, (SNRT)); It is, in accordance with Law n° 77-03 relating to audio/visual communication, a Moroccan public limited company whose authorized capital is entirely held by the State. For this reason and, under the terms of the 1st and 47th articles of the aforementioned Law, SNRT is a national audio/visual company pertaining to the public sector service of audio/visual communication.
SNRT is financed by State grants, advertising revenue and the tax for the promotion of the national audio/visual landscape (TPPAN). Through its TV and radio programs, the Moroccan Public Service channels aim to promote and safeguard the national cultural heritage.
For more information, visit www.snrt.ma/
Ericsson is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators. Ericsson is the leader in 2G, 3G and 4G mobile technologies, and provides support for networks with over 2 billion subscribers and has the leading position in managed services. The company’s portfolio comprises mobile and fixed network infrastructure, telecom services, software, broadband and multimedia solutions for operators, enterprises and the media industry. The Sony Ericsson and ST-Ericsson joint ventures provide consumers with feature-rich personal mobile devices.
Ericsson is advancing its vision of being the “prime driver in an all-communicating world” through innovation, technology, and sustainable business solutions. Working in 175 countries, more than 75,000 employees generated revenue of SEK 206.5 billion (USD 27.1 billion) in 2009. Founded in 1876 with the headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, Ericsson is listed on OMX NASDAQ, Stockholm and NASDAQ New York.
Fore more information, visit www.ericsson.com
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