* Bharti picks Tandberg products for satellite service
By Mike Robuck
Bharti Telemedia will be using a range of products from Tandberg, including the latter’s MPEG-4 standard definition encoders, for the launch of its new direct-to-home satellite service in India. Bharti is also utilizing Tandberg’s iSIS 8000 IP headend. According to Tandberg, the system is one of the first satellite DTH platforms in the world to benefit from SD MPEG-4 AVC.
The DTH services will be launched nationally across India, and Bharti is setting up a state-of-the-art infrastructure near Gurgaon (Haryana) for the purpose of uplinking and broadcast.
* CCSA picks v.1 solutions for members
By Traci Patterson
The company’s Front Line solution, IP Device Diagnostic Center and Self-Install Wizard, will be used to control operating expenses related to call center and customer care operations. v.1 Labs and the CCSA expect to install with the first customer in the next 30 days.