Los Angeles -- Ericsson announced at Cable Show 2010 here that Cox Communications has used its "Next Generation MediaPath Secure Content Delivery System" to help centralize its video-on-demand operations.
The Ericsson solution (formerly sold under the Tandberg Television brand) was selected by Cox Communications for receiving and distributing content to its on-demand library. Cox, which has used components of Ericsson's on-demand solution since 2001 for receiving content from networks and programmers, has been streamlining its VOD operation to pump content out to individual systems from a centralized library.
The new VOD architecture uses Cox's existing IP / MPLS (Internet Protocol/Multi-Protocol Label Switching) over fiber backbone to offer thousands of titles to Cox's digital cable customers.
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