Volia deploys Minerva platform

March 19, 2013 07.53 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul
The leading Ukrainian cable operator Volia has deployed Minerva ITVFusion to offer advanced TV services.
The Minerva platform, in combination with the latest bitrate and HTTP streaming (HLS) technologies, will allow it to provide pay-TV services over third-party broadband networks, thereby significantly increasing its footprint.
The platform will also be deployed to offer enhanced services to existing customers.
Initially, both cable and broadband customers will be offered over 130 liners SD and HD channels, additional services like YouTube and on demand video services.
Volia’s next step will be to launch a unique hybrid –IP set-top box in Q2 this year, allowing its existing cable customers to access all interactive services in addition to