Cupertino, California – Entone, Inc., a leading provider of Connected Home solutions, today announced that Granby Telephone Company (GTC Broadband) is deploying Entone’s Amulet IPTV Receivers and Janus Media Hubs for its high-definition (HD) IPTV service rollout.
GTC Broadband is a full service telecommunications company based in Granby, Missouri. For over 100 years, GTC Broadband has been offering state-of-the-art services such as telephone, broadband Internet, and video services to residences and businesses throughout southwestern Missouri. GTC Broadband prides itself on first-class customer support and is committed to delivering advanced services to its local community.
Entone’s Amulet and Janus connected home devices allow GTC Broadband to offer its subscribers advanced video services such as linear HDTV programming and whole-home digital video recorder (DVR), as well as enable easy access to personal media and popular Web content and services – all from a single user interface.
“In order to differentiate ourselves and to maintain our market leading position, we needed a reliable and future-proof solution,” said Bryan Johnson, Technology Engineer at GTC Broadband. “Entone’s devices allow us to quickly and effectively deploy a compelling video service while also providing our subscribers with an enhanced and integrated TV experience.”
Building on Entone’s award-winning Hydra IP Video Gateway platform, Amulet and Janus enable live HDTV reception and recording from a variety of IP and broadcast sources, along with access to a growing array of online services, such as video on demand (VOD) from Vudu, music streaming from Pandora, photo sharing from FlickR and Picasa, social media from Facebook and Twitter, and many more popular web applications. As part of Entone’s Connected Home strategy, Amulet and Janus offer the best of live HDTV and web media services via a single remote control and a unified user interface.
“GTC Broadband has established itself as a leader of next-generation services,” said Ameer Karim, Vice President of Hybrid TV Solutions at Entone. “We are proud to be collaborating with a world-class partner like GTC and we look forward to supporting them as they expand their IPTV service and offer other new emerging (over-the-top) applications.”