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February 03, 2010

Mega Hertz Inks ViP-TV Reseller Agreement with EchoStar

By Jai C.S., TMCnet Contributor

EchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation, has aled that Texas Systems Integrator Mega Hertz Inc. has joined its ViP-TV Reseller Program.
Mega Hertz is an IPTV technology integrator and offers a variety of communication and entertainment solutions for IPTV distributors.
EchoStar Satellite (News - Alert) Services provides network for backhaul, aggregation and distribution of video, audio and data domestically and internationally.
The company also offers IPTV (News - Alert) solutions through its ViP-TV platform. Which includes approximately 300 popular, broadcast-quality TV and music channels in IP H.264 format.

iP-TV can also provide satellite-delivered local TV channel aggregation in a telco's designated market area in both high definition and standard definition.
As a reseller, Mega Hertz will market the ViP-TV transport solution to cable systems and telcos seeking a competitive IPTV solution for popular video and audio channels, including high definition.
'Mega Hertz is a great addition to the EchoStar ViP-TV team with their 35-year history in the business,' said Vernon Smith, senior vice president and general manager of ViP-TV for EchoStar.
'We are excited about bringing next generation IPTV solutions to market with them.'

Jai C.S. is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Jai's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Stefania Viscusi