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Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom, 2008/07/28 - iPoint-media signs teaming agreement with Sri Lanka-based systems integrator to offer iPoint-media’s 3G video calling and participation TV platforms to mobile operators, service providers and television broadcasters throughout Asia Pacific. LSE: IPNT
iPoint-media (AIM:IPNT), a leading video calling specialist and provider of interactive video application delivery platforms for web, 3G mobile and media, announces the signing of a teaming agreement with CNT International Limited (CNT), a Sri Lanka-based systems integrator. CNT will offer iPoint-media’s 3G video calling and participation TV platforms to mobile operators, service providers and television broadcasters throughout Asia Pacific.
As the penetration of 3G mobile phones has increased, broadcast and media companies have expressed a growing interest in 3G as it offers an ideal way for average citizens to collect and transmit user generated content (UGC). iPoint-media’s GOliveTV platform offers these companies a solution for collecting, moderating, storing and playing out UGC to webcasts, TV broadcasts and mobile TV. The platform also enables the deployment of new interactive TV show formats where viewers participate in live TV broadcasts from their 3G mobile phones.
iPoint-media’s solutions also benefit mobile operators and service providers looking for new and innovative services to offer their 3G subscribers. The Company’s Vitrage 3G video calling application platform enables the deployment of a wide range of interactive premium rate, community and enterprise video services that help increase 3G traffic and revenues while offering new visual experiences for mobile subscribers.
Suramya Karunaratne, CNT’s Chief Executive/Director, commented: “We are excited about our partnership with iPoint-media - the world’s leading provider of video application delivery platforms. Given the extremely fast growth and take-up of 3G services in the Asia Pacific region, we are confident that our partnership with iPoint-media will enable us to rapidly penetrate the market with state of the art 3G video value added services.”
Yaron Sagie, iPoint-media VP Business Development, commented: “Asia Pacific offers one of the largest potential markets for 3G video calling services. We’re pleased to be working together with CNT to improve our access to the region and look forward to working closely with them to deliver the leading interactive 3G video calling services.”
CNT is headquartered in Sri Lanka and has many offices in the Asia Pacific Region catering to the requirements of the telecommunications industry by providing carrier grade state-of-the-art solutions based on cutting edge technology.
iPoint-media’s 3G video calling platforms offers a flexible means of delivering interactive video calling services. The Company’s platforms are currently used by leading mobile operators, service providers and broadcasters in Europe and Asia Pacific.