Missouri telco picks Entone's hybrid TV solution

Southwest Missouri telco Granby Telephone Co. (GTC Broadband) today said it's deploying hybrid STB-maker Entone's Amulet IPTV Receivers and Janus Media Hubs for its high-definition IPTV service rollout.

Entone's Amulet and Janus connected home devices will allow GTC Broadband to offer its subscribers advanced services like linear HDTV programming and whole-home DVR, as well as enable easy access to personal media and popular Web content and services.

"In order to differentiate ourselves and to maintain our market leading position, we needed a reliable and future-proof solution," said Bryan Johnson, Technology Engineer at GTC Broadband. "Entone's devices allow us to quickly and effectively deploy a compelling video service while also providing our subscribers with an enhanced and integrated TV experience."

In addition to linear TV, Entone's solution gives viewers access to a growing array of online services, such as video on demand (VOD) from Vudu, music streaming from Pandora, photo sharing from Flickr and Picasa, social media from Facebook and Twitter, and many more popular web applications.

"GTC Broadband has established itself as a leader of next-generation services," said Vice President of Hybrid TV Solutions at Entone Ameer Karim. "We are proud to be collaborating with a world-class partner like GTC, and we look forward to supporting them as they expand their IPTV service and offer other new emerging (over-the-top) applications."

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