Liberty Global, Ericsson partner to expand DVR services in Latin America

Ericsson signed a new two-year deal with VTR in Chile and Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico, both part of LILAC Group (Liberty Latin America and the Caribbean). The operators will use Ericsson’s Video Storage and Processing Platform (VSPP), which will allow them to expand the reach of their DVR services.

 

In a press release, Ericsson said the platform simplifies the recording capabilities and provides enriched functionalities for LiLAC’s linear TV services. It also offers a unique, proven infrastructure that allows for seamless augmentation and replacement of legacy television services with new cloud-based services.

 

Furthermore, Ericsson’s VSPP provides outstanding performance gains and greatly simplifies Cloud DVR and video on demand (VoD) architectures, allowing operators to avoid many of the complexities and costs associated with these new services.

 

“We consider DVR a very attractive entertainment service for our customers and we are pleased to now provide them with an enriched user experience that lets them enjoy the service even more. Working with Ericsson makes us confident we will continue to succeed in meeting consumer expectations into the future”, said Derek Yeaomans, Logistic Manager at VTR, the largest pay TV operator of the Chilean market.