Athens, June 23, 2009 - Taylor Telephone Cooperative, Inc. has signed an agreement to deploy cutting edge video services to its members and customers in Texas, using Conklin-Intracom's fs|cdn integrated IPTV middleware solution.
The service will offer standard definition and high definition channels to members and customers served by a recently completed FTTH initiative using a mix of MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 encoded content and will also include popular on screen DVR & pause live TV capabilities.
Steve Singletary, Assistant Manager for Taylor Telephone elaborates on the decision, "Conklin-Intracom offered us a great solution: a single point of contact, industry recognized customer support, as well as all the features we required and more. This will allow us to provide our members and customers with top of the line video in addition to the high speed data & phone services they already receive from us.""This agreement with Taylor Telephone Cooperative demonstrates that our IPTV solution is flexible enough to meet the needs of a growing number of different network configurations. We are very pleased to have been selected as their IPTV solution partner and look forward to supporting them in growing their customer and revenue base." states Ian Meletios, CEO, Conklin-Intracom.
fs|cdn™ is an integrated IPTV middleware solution allowing service providers to deliver linear and on-demand TV, DVR, chat, email, messaging, and next-generation interactive services that drive new revenue opportunities as well as increase customer loyalty.
Taylor Telephone Cooperative, Inc. was formed in 1951 and currently serves 14 cities and 9 counties, covering a 2,000 square mile area. Their mission is "to provide high quality essential telecommunication services and enhanced services where justified, at a market comparable price which enhances the quality of life and economic well being of our members and the communities we serve."
INTRACOM TELECOM is a leading developer and producer of telecommunication systems as well as provider of integrated solutions and professional services to fixed and mobile operators in the EEMEA region. Over 100 customers in more than 50 countries choose INTRACOM TELECOM for its state-of-the-art products and solutions. INTRACOM TELECOM has 2,500 employees, operates subsidiaries in 16 countries and is amongst the largest European companies leading in R&D investments. Since June 2006, INTRACOM TELECOM is controlled by JSC SITRONICS (Russia) with 51%. JSC SITRONICS is the technology subsidiary of JSFC SISTEMA, a leading diversified holding company in Russia and the CIS. INTRACOM HOLDINGS Group (Greece) retains a 49% stake.