Anevia Launches New DVB to IP Gateways for TV Retransmission over IP

Anevia’s powerful and carrier-grade new generation of Flamingo is ready for the next IPTV deployments wave

Paris, France, May 12, 2007 --( Anevia, the French specialist for IPTV gateways, VOD and nPVR servers, today announced the launch of its new product generation, the Flamingo 220 series, able to retransmit up to 60 encrypted or clear TV channels over IP with only one equipment.

Anevia’s new Flamingo 220 (1RU) is based on the Flamingo technology that has been successfully deployed in more than 30 countries. It features many industry-leading and carrier-grade innovations for IPTV deployment:

– More performance: 2 full transponders per equipment (up to 60 TV channels streamed with one equipment), lower price per channel/transponder, Gigabit Ethernet ports, new hardware and software

– More features: free-to-air or encrypted channels streamed, DVB-S2 compatibility, time shared services, PID remapping

– More simplicity: all-in-one 1RU (demodulator, descrambler, muxer…), management (via SNMP, web service or web interface), 2 CAM slots in front panel, product range simplification.

New models are Flamingo 220S for DVB-S and DVB-S2, Flamingo 220C for DVB-C and Flamingo 220T for DVB-T and theyr are replacing the former ones (Flamingo 110S, 200S, 200T and 200C). Flamingos 220x have been already preordered and successfully tested by some telecom operators for their current IPTV head ends.

Flamingo 220x is now available at Q2 2007.

Anevia is bringing its technology to Prague this month, at IPTV World Forum. Visitors will see this new IPTV gateway for the first time at this event.

About Anevia:

Anevia is a telecom equipment supplier, specialising in the video element of Triple Play - Video on Demand, IPTV and digital recording.

Unlike traditional electronic solutions, the originality of Anevia’s approach is in its innovative software solution which combines broadband and broadcast television. As a result, Anevia has developed the TOUCAN VOD/nPVR servers and the FLAMINGO DVB-to-IP gateways which are compact, cost effective and fast to deploy.

Set up in 2003 by former members of the VideoLAN team that developed the VLC media player, Anevia is a French company, whose main investor is CDC Enterprises Innovation. Anevia’s products have been selected by a large number of telecom, xDSL and FTTH operators, broadcasters and system integrators worldwide.

Unnaka Keuk