July 20, 2010
NTT MSC & SELECT-TV JOIN-FORCES TO PROVIDE INTERACTIVE MEDIA SERVICES AND SOLUTIONS TO THE REGIONAL TELCOS
Select-TV Solutions Sdn Bhd and NTT MSC Sdn Bhd are joining forces to provide Interactive Media Services and Solutions to the Regional Telecommunication Companies.
Select-TV, is a global provider of IPTV and Interactive Television technologies with operations spanning from the Middle East to Asia Pacific covering more than 10 countries. Select-TV’s leadership position in IPTV solution and offerings provision is clearly seen in its involvement in key signature projects and IPTV deployments internationally:
IPTV Project - Burj Khalifah Dubai U.A.E. (tallest tower in the world)
IPTV Project - Yas Island Ferrari Theme Park (world’s first Ferrari Theme Park)
IPTV Home – CABNET Thailand (Thailand’s IPTV provider for homes)
IPTV Home – VASC/VNPT Vietnam (Vietnam’s IPTV provider for homes)
Select-TV is also currently finalizing partnerships for IPTV deployments in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Oman, further stamping its mark in this rapidly growing industry.
Select-TV’s solution and offerings transcend traditional solutions which focused solely on content delivery thus limiting the return on investment for operators such as telecommunication companies. Select-TV focuses on the creation of value for both consumers and operators by providing true interactive capabilities designed and built for today’s consumer lifestyle. By integrating content, communication capabilities and information delivery, Select-TV truly transform the television into a platform for revenue creation for operators and essential lifestyle utility for consumers.
According to CS Goh, CEO of Select-TV, “Internet Service Providers and Mobile Service Providers are constantly searching for additional offerings that leverage on deployed connectivity infrastructure, customer base and brand value. Our value proposition is contained in three simple words, SPEED, PROFITS and VALUE. We enable our client unprecedented speed to market IPTV offerings in as fast as 3 months, our solution is proven to deliver the much required return on investment up to 130% increase in ARPU and last but not least, our solution delivers valued services to consumers thus further strengthening our client’s market position and brand value.”
Goh adds “Our dominance and strength in IPTV deployments especially in Asia Pacific has given us the opportunity to develop new offerings and competencies to increase our value proposition to our clients. Today marks a critical milestone as we set up Asia’s first centralized and shared IPTV centre to offer content, media services and technologies to IPTV operators globally. Our partnership with NTT MSC in Malaysia pushes the keywords SPEED, PROFITS and VALUE a notch further with this centre providing ready IPTV facilities, economies of scale and content & media services.”
According to President and CEO of NTT MSC, Mr. Fumitoshi IMAIZUMI “NTT MSC is pleased to be a part of the initiatives by organizations such as Select-TV to introduce the latest innovations to spur economic growth and enhance the lifestyle of the people.” He adds, “NTT Communications is Asia’s Global Tier-1 IP Transit provider. We have the combined strength in both data centres infrastructure and direct network connectivity to function as the platform to host Cloud Computing applications and emerging customer demands regionally and globally. We have the infrastructure, services and high-speed connectivity to enable Malaysian organizations such as Select-TV, a very low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) avenue to provide their services. By optimizing on our technology, Select TV will be ensured of the success of this interactive media service”. He further adds, “Companies will be able to focus on their core business and leverage off the economies of scale of NTT Communications’ global investments in Data Centre infrastructure and multi-service networks”.
Imaizumi adds “We are here to work with our customers’ to provide an optimal one stop global service. NTT MSC will strive to continue to provide a wide range of services to further enhance our customer’s operations. At the same time, we will maintain our existing services such as Data Centre, with a capability of end to end one stop services globally. We will be further enhancing our Data Centre service offerings, which will lower customer capital expenditure and be cost efficient”.
NTT MSC currently specializes in global private network, global IP network, data center and system integration services. NTT MSC’s second data center, Cyberjaya2 is a purpose built facility and operates under some of the most stringent data center requirements in the country. This new data center offers Disaster Recovery Center services in order to facilitate the rapidly growing customer demand to retain business continuity.
# # #
About Select-TV Solutions Sdn Bhd
Select-TV Solutions Sdn Bhd, a MSC status company, is a media and solutions provider focusing on bringing digital technologies and content to the television. Since incorporation in 1995, Select-TV has today grown into a multi-national company with operations and reach to more than 15 countries globally. As a global leader in IPTV and Interactive TV, Select-TV serves 4 main markets namely, Hotels, Hospitals, Cruise Liners ad Telecommunication Companies. For more information, please visit www.selectv.com.my
About NTT MSC Sdn Bhd
NTT MSC Sdn. Bhd., established in 1997, is a subsidiary of NTT Communications (NTT Com). NTT MSC is the first foreign company to be awarded Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Pioneer Status from the Government of Malaysia and now provides global network, data center, system integration and a full suite of Internet services to enterprise customers and service providers. For more information, please visit www.my.ntt.com
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide. The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology. NTT Communications' extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar™ Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier-1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centres in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Communications is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world's largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges. Please visit www.ntt.com/index-e.html
Media Enquiry or for more information:
NTT MSC Sdn. Bhd.
Select-TV Solutions Sdn. Bhd.