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Mariner Wins Prestigious IPTV World Series Award

March 22, 2012

Mariner xVu™ Solution Recognized for Bringing Innovation to Improving the Quality of IPTV Installations


Saint John (CNB) - March 22, 2012 - Mariner today announced that its Mariner xVu™ platform received an IPTV World Series Award in the category of “Best Quality Improvement Solution.”

Mariner’s new products, Mariner MyVu™ and Mariner FieldVu™, focus on improving the quality of both customer self-installations and field technician installs as well. These latest additions to the xVu solution suite, were selected from among a group of six shortlisted companies, each with different offerings in the space. Other recognized companies in this category included Advanced Digital Broadcast, Bridge Technologies, IneoQuest Technologies, Tektronix and ZTE Corporation. The winners were announced at the 2012 IP&TV Industry Awards ceremony at the London Film Museum last night.

Key Facts:

  • The IPTV World Series Awards are given annually and recognize excellence in the IPTV industry. “The Best Quality Improvement Solution” category honors the best technology or service that can be used to test, monitor, report upon, analyze or manage (proactively or reactively) video services delivered over IP-based networks.

  •  Mariner xVu is the world‘s first and most widely deployed service oriented IPTV monitoring solution , with customers in North America, Europe, the Caribbean and Asia-Pacific markets.

  • By deploying Mariner xVu, operators are able to provide Quality of Experience (QoE) insight to head-end technicians, network operations, field technicians and customer service representatives. The xVu solution enables them to proactively and efficiently confirm and isolate IPTV performance issues before they negatively affect the end user’s experience. This insight significantly lowers OPEX costs by reducing costly truck roles and drives proactive management of at risk customers.

Supporting Quote:

“This award comes at an exciting time for the IPTV industry, as providers look forward to a promising future of increased IPTV adoption,” says Curtis Howe, President and CEO, Mariner. “High OPEX is a pressing issue for IPTV providers in today’s market. This award recognizes Mariner’s continuing focus on bringing solutions to the persistent challenges to TV profitability.”

About Mariner

Mariner is a leading provider of innovative IP video and TV solutions that deliver unique value to the expanding IPTV industry. Mariner’s flagship TV care product, Mariner xVu™, specializes in broadband and IPTV service monitoring. Mariner’s solutions enable service providers to better assure the viewing experience, isolate troubles and guide cost effective resolution such as "smart" truck rolls. Mariner’s frostt™ platform delivers interactive TV, social networking and self-service capabilities to the TV in a highly compelling viewing experience.

For more information on Mariner, please contact:
Marie Jo Thibault, Director of Marketing Communications, Mariner

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