TalkTalk to use Agama Technologies to monitor IPTV
Agama Technologies have announced today that TalkTalk will use Agama's head-end monitoring systems to continuously monitor it's to-be-launched TV service. The company have deployed the service monitoring solution which checks all streams in real-time for packet loss and freeze-frame conditions allowing the company to understand the quality of the TV service.
"It's with great pleasure I see that our powerful head-end monitoring offering proved to be the best fit for TalkTalk, enabling massive content level analysis in a cost and space efficient way. We warmly welcome TalkTalk as a new Agama customer, and look forward to being their quality assurance partner in the exciting future ahead of the UK market."Mikael Dahlgren, CEO, Agama Technologies
TalkTalk have plans to enhance their broadband service by offering customer the option of TV channels. The service is to be based around YouView, the project which is set to bring on-demand and pay-TV channels to freeview users. TalkTalk are looking to use this as an opportunity to break in to the quad-play market which would help them compete with Sky and Virgin who dominate this area. TalkTalk certainly have the customer base to try and sell to with over 4.2 broadband customers.