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Pay-TV operator Cablevision is set to launch an IPTV service in Beirut, followed by its rollout in other major cities in Lebanon.

Cable Vision Lebanon IPTV 21 Sept 2018The company’s IP-based entertainment service will be bundled with broadband connection, and offer 150 TV channels as well as video on-demand and over-the-top (OTT) content.

Integrated by Meatel, the IPTV platform includes the tucanoRED service delivery platform from Alpha Networks, Amino’s high-performance Aria6 hybrid HEVC client device, Broadpeak’s nanoCDN for multicast ABR streaming and Viaccess’ Connected Sentinel security suite along with the Viaccess multi-platform secured media player for content delivery to multiscreen devices.

“We are confident that Cablevision will be able to offer a brand new content delivery and viewing experience to subscribers” said Bassam Jaber, chairman and general manager, Cablevision .

“The choice of a proven ecosystem helped us reduce the number of integrations and equipment, and therefore simplifies future business operations. We see IP-based delivery as the way forward for future content delivery and believe we have in place the right ecosystem with Meatel, Alpha Networks, Amino, Broadpeak and Viaccess to drive our future strategy.”

Cablevision has been operating pay-TV services in Lebanon since 1993, offering satellite channels to subscribers nationwide through a wireless encrypted signal.