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Telecom Platform Deployment: China Central Television Taps Nevion for NEBS-Compliant Solution
By Rajani Baburajan, TMCnet Contributor
Telcos and broadcasters preparing to implement next-generation communications solutions should look for advanced telecom platform deployment solutions that offer support for best-in-class platforms such as ATCA and NEBS. These platforms offer the highest quality frame-level integration services available.
Recently, Nevion (News - Alert), a provider of managed video services for broadcasters, service providers and government organizations worldwide, revealed that China Central Television (CCTV), the largest national broadcaster in the country, will be utilizing Nevion’s offerings to deploy a complete fiber optic video transport solution.
The fiber optic video transport solution, which is based on Nevion’s Ventura product family, will be implemented at CCTV’s new Television Cultural Center (TVCC) building in the center of Beijing. Ventura was preferred over other video transport solutions due to its distinguishing design philosophy and product quality.
The Ventura product line consists of hundreds of Ventura VS251-RC-SFP fiber optic transmitter/receiver/ transceiver cards and Ventura VS103 4RU chassis. The VS251-RC-SFP is a multi-function optical interface card that supports bit rates from 10Mbps to 1.5Gbps.
The advantage of the VS251-RC-SFP is that it can be operated as a fiber transmitter, receiver, repeater or monitor for HD-SDI, SD-SDI, DVB-ASI and SMPTE-310 video. Ventura products feature NEBS Level 3 certification for operation in harsh environments. They also strictly adhere to ISO, SMPTE and DVB-ASI video standards for signal performance and integrity.
“This is a very significant deal for Nevion not least because CCTV is one of the largest national broadcasters in the world. It demonstrates the faith that the world’s national broadcasters continue to have in the quality and reliability of our solutions as well as our optical video transport expertise,” said Hans Hasselbach, senior vice president of Asia Pacific sales at Nevion, in a statement.
Edited by Jamie Epstein