Latvia Enters IPTV Arena

Optibase said it successfully installed the Baltics' first turnkey MPEG-4 IPTV solution for Lattelecom, Latvia's leading provider of information-technology and telecommunications services

In addition to streaming live TV channels, Lattelecom digital-subscriber-line customers can form personal program sets; order TV shows and movies; create personal archives; select languages; and use Internet and voice communications.

Lattelecom’s end-to-end solution from Optibase, supported by local partner Hannu Pro, includes the vendor’s MPEG-4 Media Gateway platforms, middleware, video-on-demand systems, encrypting technologies and set-top-boxes for end-users.