In Brief: Lucent to help Telefonica IPTV rollout

Apr 19, 2006

Lucent Technologies will be supporting Telefonica's Internet television service rollouts worldwide.

Lucent will develop the Spanish carrier's Imagenio Internet television platform in part by establishing Internet Protocol TV research centers in the Spanish cities of Madrid and Huesca as well as Sao Paulo, Brazil, in conjunction with Bell Labs.

"This comprehensive agreement will help Telefonica remain a leading provider of innovative IPTV services," said Vicente San Miguel, general director of infrastructure and information systems at Telefonica. "Lucent has proven to be an exceptional partner as we launched and expanded our 'Imagenio' IPTV service in Spain, where we are now supporting more than 250,000 customers," he added.

Copyright 2006 by United Press International

Explore further: After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom—and glut

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

'Prosumers' take over

May 06, 2009

It’s the movie awards season, and the world is tuning into to admire the stars of the big screen. But one European project wants to make Joe Bloggs the writer, director and star of his own show, online and ...

Ubiquitous broadband, more than optical illusion

Feb 19, 2008

Better access to ultra-fast broadband networks in Europe is driving development of a host of new web services, promising everything from video conferencing to internet protocol (IP) television. But “ultra-broadband” like ...

Eyes on Huawei-Nortel broadband deal

Feb 02, 2006

Nortel's decision to tie up with China's Huawei Technologies to develop broadband access is seen as a good deal for the Canadian telecommunications group. Yet some industry analysts are questioning whether the same could ...

Recommended for you

Drivebot aims to touch driver bases for safety, savings

4 hours ago

Five Thailand-based engineers have developed a dongle device that serves as a fitness tracker for cars and have turned to Indiegogo to raise funds for bringing it forward. The attraction is that it is a simple ...

HP announces Sprout—a truly innovative workstation

7 hours ago

Hewlett-Packard Co has announced the development of a new kind of computer workstation—one that combines the power of a desktop computer with 3D scanning and projection—and adds a second display surface ...

Q&A: 'Interstellar' filmmaker Nolan on his robots

7 hours ago

In his secrecy-shrouded sci-fi extravaganza "Interstellar," filmmaker Christopher Nolan isn't just taking audiences to outer space. He's also sending a couple of robots along for the ride—and they're just ...

User comments : 0

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.