Telstra takes T-Box national with Netgem

Following news of Australian telco Telstra’s national launch of the ‘T-Box’ Internet-delivered television service (See Daily News 02.06.10), connected entertainment technology provider Netgem has confirmed that the T-Box was created using Netgem’s NetgemTV middleware and Media Centre STB technology that allows content and applications to be deployed easily over TV.

Christophe Aulnette, Managing Director of Netgem, said the national launch of T-Box marked an important milestone for the global telecommunications industry, describing the T-Box as "a great illustration of how highly popular broadband Internet video services, such as YouTube and BigPond TV, can be optimised for TV viewing and delivered alongside high quality broadcast content within one, seamless and branded consumer experience."