South Central Goes Boxless With Entone
February 19, 2014 - Cupertino, CA
Entone, Inc., a global leader of Hybrid TV and Connected Home solutions, announced today that South Central Rural Telephone Coop (SCRTC) has selected its EnterLink video networking solution for delivery of advanced IPTV services to multi-TV homes.
Entone's EnterLink solution offers flexible in-home video distribution options for enabling operators to deliver a seamless whole-home viewing experience across multiple TVs from a single device.
"With the average household having two to three TVs, we needed a cost-effective and flexible whole-home solution that would allow us to reliably deliver integrated broadband services and advanced video applications without having to rewire our subscriber's home or adding a set-top box at each TV location," explained David Davis, General Manager at SCRTC. "The economic advantages of the EnterLink solution made Entone a clear choice."
As part of Entone's EnterLink video networking solution, Entone's Boxless feature simplifies installation and eliminates the need for operator-provisioned set-top boxes. With Boxless, users can independently record, pause, play, rewind, and fast-forward live or recorded programming from any TV within the home.
"In this competitive environment, an operator's success will depend on their ability to keep pace with consumer demand while staying within budgetary constraints. By enabling the delivery of multiple simultaneous video streams throughout the home from a single device, the cost and time associated with new subscriber installation can be minimized," said Mark Evensen, founder and CTO of Entone. "We are excited to be supporting South Central as they rollout their Hybrid TV services."
About South Cenral Rural Telephone Cooperative (SCRTC)
Founded in 1950, SCRTC is a regional telecommunications provider covering nine counties within South Central Kentucky, including: Barren, Hart, Metcalfe, Monroe, Larue, Adair, Green, Allen, and Nelson. With headquarters in Glasgow and a branch office in Munfordville, this member owned cooperative has developed into an integrated communications provider offering reliable full-feature Telephone, Digital High-Definition Television and Broadband Internet as its core services to over 30,000 residential and business customers.
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