Telenor rolls out IPTV in Scandinavia

Telenor has selected Thomson to provide services and hardware to assist it to deploy IPTV services in Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

Thomson will be providing Telenor with its SmartVision video services platform, which incorporates middleware, video on demand (VoD) servers and two ranges of IP set top boxes (the DBI2210 and the DBI8500 with integrated hard drive for personal video recording).

Additionally, Thomson is supplying full system design, engineering and integration services including training and maintenance, as well as integrating a conditional access content protection application from Conax.

Thomson is a long-term supplier to Telenor.

The telecomms company provides traditional telecomms services, ditect to home and cable TV services and mobile phone services to subscribers in the Nordic region, with a growing mobile communications subscriber base in a total of 12 countries.