LONDON Amino Technologies has signed a licence agreement with AS Intercom to manufacture and supply AmiNET MPEG2 and MPEG4 IPTV set top boxes within the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.
Intercom is incorporated in Cyprus but with principal operations within the Russian Federation and Amino (Cambridge, England) says the measure of the potential size of the market it could cover is the number of telephone subscribers which exceeds 30 million.
Intercom will pay a licence fee for a minimum of 5 years and royalties for Amino's IntAct IPTV software technologies and hardware designs.
Grant Masom, Amino's Chairman said, “We are pleased to have signed our first major licensing agreement, demonstrating Amino's ability to be both a market leading supplier of IPTV set top boxes under its own brand and to address a wider market through licensing its technologies to other set-top box manufactures and suppliers.”
AS Intercom TV is an IPTV solutions integrator, partnering with world-leading developers and suppliers of customer-premises products and software technologies for IPTV market (Amino), head-end systems (Anevia) and Conditional Access systems (Irdeto).
It develops and implements integrated solutions for content operators, adapting old broadcasting methods to new ways of content delivery over IP networks and enabling provision of variety of new on-demand services by operators. It develops its own software technology (middleware) for IPTV, the ITV Manager, which includes client's interface and monitoring, billing and control systems for services provision.