Intigral Selects ARRIS Wireless HEVC Set-Tops for Middle East

Intigral, a provider of video delivery solutions in the MENA region, has selected ARRIS International, plc to support the deployment of a new video delivery service.

ARRIS was selected following a detailed market evaluation of its VIP4302W set-tops, including the KreaTV operating system and services.

“The ARRIS VIP4302W is one of a new generation of HEVC set-tops that delivers secure high-definition video experiences with the convenience of wireless connectivity, matching our expectations and technical specifications,” said Barry Mehdizadeh, GM Technology Business & Solutions for Intigral. “By using an HEVC-enabled set-top, our customers are able to offer TV services over existing networks without the need for broadband infrastructure upgrades. ARRIS integration services ensure the set-tops and KreaTV system are optimized with Intigral’s UI and DRM systems to deliver a new video service to consumers.”

“Consumer demand for high-quality, accessible video entertainment continues to grow exponentially. We’re excited to collaborate with innovative companies like Intigral as they strive to deliver the best viewing experience in the MENA region,” said Steve McCaffery, Managing Director of International Sales and Business Operations for ARRIS’s International Business Operations Group. “This alliance with Intigral further extends our reach in the Middle East, where we’re helping operators meet consumer demand for personal TV experiences now and in the future.”

“We believe that innovation is key to driving growth within our ecosystem, and we’re delivering on this with our turnkey solutions. The ARRIS HEVC set-tops will allow us to take the next strategic step forward and roll out our new IPTV/OTT TV service, enabling our telco clients to differentiate their core offering and enhance their business propositions,” said Ben Kinealy, CEO of Intigral.