At NAB in Las Vegas, Minerva Networks
unveiled a pay TV solution designed to be deployed over broadband data networks. Built on Minerva iTVFusion 5, the new Broadband TV (BBTV) service combines linear and on-demand video over a service provider's data network. BBTV incorporates adaptive bitrate streaming, data network CDNs, cross platform DRM/conditional access, wireless 8.02.11x LAN and QoE.
The company and its ecosystem partners -- Harmonic
, Juniper Networks
, and Wistron NeWeb
-- also launched a BBTV Reference Platform and Solutions Guide to serve as a framework for operators to investigate, model and assess business opportunities available through Minerva BBTV.