OneFi Technology rolls out new IPTV channel

IPTV solutions provider OneFi Technology says it's planning to launch a new IPTV channel featuring local TV stations, and said it will reside on a platform which may be accessed through a Roku set top box device. The channel will give anyone, anywhere and at any time, the ability to watch local news from the four U.S. based time zones.

The Placentia, Calif.-based company, which last week said it had finished testing its bi-directional IPTV platform solution and was ready to launch, says it has plans to do more work with EyePartner, which is working on the channel launch.

"I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with EyePartner on establishing this community centric initiative," noted OneFi's CEO, Chet Noblett. "We believe this is just the beginning of innovative and creative concepts to be developed by EyePartner and OneFi Technology."

OneFi Technology develops broadband networks that are capable of 4G compatibility and says its focus is on rural communities and developing countries which lack infrastructure. It currently is working on projects in California and the Middle East.

EyePartner, meanwhile, is a Marathon, Fla.-based streaming media software development company that's been around since 1996. It recently debuted the TikiLIVE iPTV platform, an inexpensive middleware specifically developed for Roku set top boxes, as well as its integrated first Plug-and-Play Broadcasting Unit, designed for HD streaming solution.

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