Minerva Networks

Leading Mongolian Operator Selects Minerva Platform to Offer Multiscreen Television Services over Broadband and Mobile Networks

SkyC&C Ltd, the leading Broadband and Mobile provider in Mongolia, has deployed Minerva iTVFusion to offer advanced pay TV services to a broad set of subscribers.

Kowloon, Hong Kong S.A.R., April 08, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Minerva Networks, a leading provider of software solutions for the delivery of television services to connected devices, today announced that SkyC&C Ltd, the largest Broadband service provider in Mongolia, has deployed Minerva iTVFusion to offer advanced TV services within the region.

The Minerva platform, in combination with the latest adaptive bitrate technologies (HTTP Live Streaming - HLS), will enable the Mongolian operator to offer robust pay TV services nationwide over its broadband and mobile networks.

Both live and on demand content will be available to SkyC&C subscribers via PCs, Android and iOS devices, as well as IP set-top boxes. The advanced television services will enable SkyC&C to attract new subscribers and increase ARPU for existing customers. “Our solution incorporates technologies like Adaptive Bit Rate streaming, advanced data network content distribution, cross platform digital rights management and quality of experience thanks to Minerva’s strong service delivery platform,” said Gantogoo Zundui, CTO of SkyC&C.

SkyC&C recently added support for mobile devices including Apple’s iPhone and iPad, as well as tablet and smartphones running Google’s Android operating system, expanding the service beyond the traditional set-top box.

“We are very pleased that SkyC&C is enjoying strong market traction with our iTVFusion service management platform,” said Mauro Bonomi, CEO of Minerva Networks. “SkyC&C searched for a solution that could leverage their existing network infrastructure, maximize the reach of their television services, and allow flexibility and service innovation. Our platform is delivering on all fronts.”

“With the Minerva platform we were able to offer our customers all the latest features of a premium pay TV service,” explained Byarbat Ariunbold, CEO of SkyC&C. “We are looking forward to delivering more services on more devices to our growing subscriber base.”

Solution for Next Generation Television Services
The Minerva platform enables the delivery of robust television services over both managed and best effort broadband networks. With the iTVFusion back-office service providers are able to easily manage the complex business rules associated with content sources, subscribers, and devices while providing consumers with a consistent and compelling user experience – both inside and outside of the home. Providers like SkyC&C can minimize churn, while expanding the reach of their video services across both fixed and mobile networks.

About Minerva Networks
Minerva is the leading provider of carrier-class solutions for the delivery of television services over IP networks (TV-over-IP). Over 300 operators worldwide have deployed Minerva’s service management platform to deliver next-generation entertainment services. For more information, visit www.minervanetworks.com

About SkyC&C, Ltd
SkyC&C LTD is a leading Mongolian operator that offers a portfolio of advanced telecommunication services.
Jessie Sheldon