One of Japan’s leading pay television operators has chosen
CommScope to provide set-tops for its SKY PerfecTV! Premium Service. SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation is introducing CommScope’s
high-definition (HD) set-top which features HD Pay TV channels and on-demand services for SKY PerfecTV! Premium Service subscribers.
The PT-SH700A will provide subscribers access to
more than 160 HD channels over a satellite or broadband fiber network. It will
also feature Wi-Fi®, video-on-demand, recommendations and web-based
interactive electronic program guide (EPG). Specifically, the set-top enables
live TV program recording with an external up to 8TB HDD (Hard Disk Drive) connected via USB, and
subscribers will be able to save live TV programs to LAN recording devices.
CLICK TO TWEET: SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation chooses CommScope's set tops to enhance its pay TV experience.
Pay TV subscriptions are on the rise in Japan, with
expected subscription rates predicted to reach 38% by 2020. This continued growth emphasizes
operators’ need to update the Pay TV experience with secure technology
solutions and minimize time to market. CommScope’s
unique combination of a broad Pay TV portfolio and localized expertise in
integrating new technologies within the Japanese market allows its customers to
deliver the latest services, reliably and in-step with increasingly shorter technology
collaboration with SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation emphasises our strong focus on
global video growth markets. It also highlights our strength in leveraging
key integration capabilities both centrally and locally in Japan,” said
Anthony Zuyderhoff, senior vice president, International Customer Premises
Equipment, CommScope. “We
thank SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, our partners, and our
team for their high degree of focus in delivering this innovative solution for
the benefit of Japanese consumers.”
PT-SH700A will be on the CommScope stand at IBC 2019
in Amsterdam (13-17 September in Hall 1—B19).
foundation in 1985 following the deregulation of the telecommunications sector,
we have created new businesses and services as a pioneer in satellite
communications and digital multichannel broadcasting.
through the merger of SKY Perfect Communications Inc. and JSAT Corporation in
2007 followed by the acquisition of Space Communications Corporation in 2008,
SKY Perfect JSAT Group has become one of the largest providers of multichannel
pay TV broadcast services in Japan, operating the largest satellite
communications business in Asia.
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