Alpharetta, GA – September 14, 2009: Amino Communications, the world leading independent IPTV specialist, has won a significant order from Pioneer Telephone Cooperative for high definition (HD) set-top boxes (STBs).
Oklahoma-based Pioneer will use Amino’s A130 and multi award-winning A130M STBs as part of a major HD upgrade for its 50,000-plus customers. One of the leading telephone co-operatives in the US, Pioneer offers a range of services including 161 channels of digital TV that can be bundled with a range of voice, cellular and broadband services.
The upgrade comes as Pioneer switched its middleware provider. By choosing Amino, with experience in integrating over 80 IPTV ecosystems, the transition has been seamless with no negative service effects to Pioneer’s customers.
Pioneer’s Scott Ulsaker, Manager Pioneer Long Distance, Broadband &Video Services, said: “Our digital TV offering gives us a competitive edge and delivering HD will further reinforce our market-leading position. The A130 series is proven technology that combines excellent performance with sleek good looks that our subscribers will be pleased to have in their homes.”
Amino Communications Director of Sales (Western Region), Dan Carufel said: “Pioneer is a leading player in IPTV deployment and we are delighted to strengthen our relationship with Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, by working together on this significant new rollout. We share with Pioneer an independent spirit and a clear focus on ensuring customers enjoy the best possible entertainment experience.”