The Russian cable operator Akado Telekom has successfully completed the upgrade of its digital TV platform.
In a statement it says that the procedure was undertaken without interruption of TV services and involved the deployment of a solution from the Russian company Teletor named TeleTAG.
It adds that TeleTAG is a hardware and software system that implements the process of generating metadata. The system imports from external sources all information about TV channels and programmes for the next 10 days, as well as a description of each TV programme. TeleTAG provides intelligent editing of the TV programme: control the length of text fields, spelling, correctness and completeness of data, also processes information and broadcasts it on the operator’s network.
The complex provides simultaneous support for TV programmes in several languages.
Commenting on the development, Dmitry Sinitsyn, deputy general director for technological development and operation at Akado Telekom, said: “We closely monitor the development of technologies, constantly test and implement modern and functionally advanced technical solutions, planned replacing obsolete equipment.
“It is important for us to provide all customers with high-quality digital television services with a guarantee of continuous TV broadcasting. After thorough testing of several DVB-SI systems, we decided to replace the outdated foreign platform with modern equipment of the Russian manufacturer. The Teletor platform is implemented in compliance with all DVB standards, allows our subscribers to receive the full-fledged DTV service of the highest quality with up-to-date information support, and gives us the opportunity to develop digital television services in the future. ”