BSI/Liberate join on Korean cable

Sun, 03/18/2001 - 7:00pm
Anne Kerven

Broadband Solutions Inc. plans to streamline its digital interactive services to its eight million Korean TV viewers, using a software platform from Liberate Technologies, the two companies report. The duo also agreed that BSI will use the software exclusively across Korea and that BSI will be sole provider of Liberate-based services for that market.

BSI is a full-service provider of digital content and delivery for system operators in the Korean market, with digital video and data content, and infrastructure that includes digital set-top boxes and headend components.

BSI reports it chose Liberate's TV Platform Software based on its history and its dedication to open standards. The software allows network operators to deliver such entertainment and information services as video-on-demand, TV-based e-mail and Internet access.

BSI provides broadband equipment and services to cable television network operators in Asia. Liberate provides a software platform for Internet-enhanced content and applications to information appliances.


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