UTStarcom, Inc. announced a multi-million dollar contract with Just In Time Holdings to supply its industry-leading RollingStream end-to-end Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) solution to Sri Lanka Telecom yesterday.
SLT, will use the RollingStream platform to bring IPTV services to its growing customer base throughout Sri Lanka.
SLT, expects to grow its residential and commercial business through its increased triple play capabilities now available with this IPTV deployment.
SLT s IPTV deployment is designed to support around 100,000 subscribers in the next two years and will enable the company to provide video services to future subscribers over copper lines in the next three to four years.
Sri Lanka Telecom is well-known in the region as a tier-one communications provider and is credited with establishing several industry firsts in the country, Managing Director for UTStarcom in South Asia Vijay Yadav said.
UTStarcom is looking forward to the opportunities our relationship with Sri Lanka Telecom will present in the region and we are committed to providing the operator with a competitive IPTV solution that will extend SLT s strides and solidify Sri Lanka as a major telecom hub in South Asia, he said.
UTStarcom s Rolling Stream end-to-end IPTV system currently supports more than 850,000 live IPTV subscribers globally and maintains a total system capacity exceeding 2.5 million subscribers.