SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick — March 6, 2013 — Mariner is a world leader in IP video monitoring solutions that provide improved network visibility and service quality. Its OTT and multiscreen service monitoring solution, Mariner xVu™, has been shortlisted in the “Best Network Technology for IPTV and OTT TV” category for the TV Connect Industry Awards.
Organized by global market intelligence provider Informa Telecoms & Media, the awards recognize innovative technology solutions in the connected entertainment industry. As the most widely deployed, commercially available IPTV service monitoring solution, Mariner xVu enables telecommunications providers to deliver a reliable, high-quality user experience to a wide range of IP-connected devices while reducing operational expenses.
“Mariner is thrilled to be shortlisted for the industry’s premier technology awards,” said Curtis Howe, President and CEO of Mariner. “OTT and multiscreen services are key growth areas for cable and IPTV service providers. Mariner xVu captures insight from both edge devices and from the content delivery network so that operators can successfully manage the growing complexities of multiscreen, offnet and OTT services.”
Awards winners will be honored during a special ceremony at the TV Connect exhibition, March 20 in London. The TV Connect Industry Awards are judged by a prestigious panel of industry professionals that includes cable and telecom operators and independent experts.
Mariner xVu’s OTT and multiscreen monitoring platform offers content and service providers a ubiquitous monitoring and assurance solution for delivering IP video services to any device, including tablets, smartphones (Windows, BlackBerry, Apple, and Android), PCs, Macs, mobile gaming devices, smart televisions and traditional Set-top boxes. By capturing insight from edge devices, Mariner xVu provides operators with a holistic view of their customers’ quality of experience across managed and unmanaged networks. Through performance analytics and correlation of delivery networks to end-user devices, operators can strategically target capacity expansion investments, reduce customer churn, and assure a consistent user experience across all devices.
For the complete shortlist, please visit: http://http//tvconnectawards.com/2013_shortlist/
For more information, please contact:
Marie Jo Thibault
Director, Marketing Communications
About Mariner (www.marinerpartners.com)
Mariner is a leading global provider of IP video monitoring solutions and technologies for multiscreen networks. Mariner’s innovative, award-winning flagship product Mariner xVu™ allows service providers to offer a reliable, high-quality viewing experience; rapidly isolate IPTV network issues; and cost-effectively reduce truck rolls to ensure a superior broadband and IPTV service. Mariner xVu is the world’s most deployed monitoring solution, with 7 million devices under management. Mariner’s frostt™ platform is an application management solution that allows service providers to monetize their IPTV applications by turning every subscriber interaction into a revenue generating opportunity.