AT&T selects Ericsson to enhance its TV Platform

Via Ericsson

Sep 10, 2015

September 10, 2015, 11:26 (CEST)

  • Ericsson to work with AT&T on the evolution of its satellite and wireline TV platform
  • Platform evolution to integrate best-in-class DIRECTV and U-verse technologies

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today announced it has been selected to work with AT&T on the evolution of AT&T's TV experience platform. AT&T will be combining industry-leading capabilities of AT&T's U-verse and DIRECTV platforms to deliver its entertainment experience across AT&T's satellite and wireline networks.

This evolution will utilize leading technologies from AT&T's U-verse platform and AT&T's DIRECTV satellite platform to deliver a premium TV experience, serving customers across both satellite and wireline access networks.

"By collaborating with Ericsson, AT&T will be able to enhance its service offerings across its networks," said Enrique Rodriguez, Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, AT&T Entertainment and Internet Services. "Combining these technologies together uniquely positions AT&T to offer consumers an unparalleled bundled video entertainment, mobile and broadband experience."

"AT&T has long been one of the most future-oriented, pioneering operators in the industry and we look forward to helping them to evolve their platforms which will give consumers an advanced TV experience," said Per Borgklint, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Unit Support Solutions, Ericsson.

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