Motorola extends reach into Latin America and China
SuperCable Venezuela, that country's largest MSO, is deploying Motorola's interactive digital cable platform in its new cable system in Bogota, Colombia. This is the first all-digital cable TV system of its kind in Latin America. The system is already in use in Caracas, Venezuela.
SuperCable will offer digital video and digital audio services using Motorola's DCT line of digital set-top terminals, including both the DCT-1000 and DCT-2000, and then continue to roll out interactive services throughout 2001. Motorola's interactive digital broadband platform is capable of delivering VOD, high-speed Internet access, Web-browsing, e-commerce, e-mail, and IP telephony.
Furthering its global reach, Motorola is also supplying Hangzhou Broadcasting and CATV Network Center (HBCNC) of China with Motorola's OmniStar Optical Transport Platform and Starline optical nodes.
HBCNC will offer advanced video, voice, high-speed Internet access and other data services over a two-way, integrated Hybrid Fiber coax network.
HBCNC provides cable services to over 450,000 subscribers. HBCNC's investment in Motorola's optical transmission products will provide a proven reliable platform for the delivery of enhanced revenue-generating voice, video, and data services.
In other news, Motorola's Energy Systems Group is offering its Testing Laboratories services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
The Testing Laboratories provides testing, compliance, research, and consulting services to original equipment manufacturers of consumer electronic products. Motorola Energy Systems Group Testing Laboratories can assist in the reduction of product design time for OEMs who are developing and manufacturing today's consumer products.