Sonera Deploys Teleste Luminato to its Backbone in Finland for Edge QAM Renovation

24 May, 2016, 07:00 ET from Teleste Corporation

TURKU, Finland, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The deployment ensures the delivery of high-value services from versatile sources to consumers within cable TV networks 

Teleste Corporation, a leading provider of video and broadband technologies and related services, announced today the deployment of Teleste Luminato headend platform to Sonera's cable TV network in Finland. As part of the international Telia Company, Sonera operates a nationwide backbone network, and provides its customers with both TV services and access network services. Including almost 100 sites, Teleste's deployment aims at a gradual Edge QAM update in Sonera's entire backbone.

"During our long-term cooperation with Teleste in different types of projects, Teleste has always implemented its high capabilities as a solution provider that meets our extensive requirements. Therefore, we are pleased continue our cooperation in this nationwide Edge QAM renovation project" , states Sakari Kangasvieri, Department Manager, Sonera.  

The Teleste Luminato headend platform is designed for flexible and future-proof Edge QAM installations, as its Edge-QAM solution provides an advanced DVB-C platform for the multiplexing of versatile video sources for delivery in cable TV networks. Luminato also allows reception and re-multiplexing of local channels on remote sites. Due to its modular design, Luminato makes it possible to scale and update services to meet changing subscriber demands and future needs. As one of the most reliable headend platforms in the market, it will also ensure that subscriber services stay up and running at all times.

"We are delighted that Sonera has selected our Luminato headend platform for this major renovation project. Sonera's networks are known for their coverage and service availability, and that is what their consumers are expect also in the future. We are confident that Luminato will provide them the best-of-breed solution which fulfils their, and their customers', high service expectations", tells Julius Tikkanen, Vice President of Video Service Platforms for Teleste.

Predefined by Teleste to meet Sonera's specifications, the deployment is designed the integration of the devices into Sonera's nationwide management system.

Designed to meet the versatile demands of live content delivery, the Luminato platform enables an easy evolution path to future TV services. Please visit here for more information about the Teleste Luminato headend platform and its features and benefits.

We also invite you to visit us at ANGA COM 2016, 7-9 June, in Cologne, Germany. At our stand E19 in hall 10.2, we will highlight the Luminato platform along its new technological advances, and our experts will be happy to discuss the benefits of the platform in developing an attractive service bundle for your consumers. Detailed information about our event selection is available on our ANGA COM 2016 webpage.

About Teleste 

Teleste is an international technology company that develops and offers video and broadband technologies and related services. Our supply of technology contributes to the convenience and safety of daily living. Our core business is video - video and data processing, transfer and management. Our customer base consists of cable and telecom operators, as well as public sector organizations. Our business is divided into two divisions, which are Video and Broadband Solutions and Network Services. In both areas, we rank among the world's leading companies and technological forerunners. Video and Broadband Solutions focuses on access networks and video security and information solutions. Network Services offers comprehensive services for network design, construction and maintenance. In 2015, Teleste's net sales totaled EUR 247 million, and the company employed more about 1,500 people. Teleste runs a worldwide network of offices and more than 95% of its sales are generated outside Finland. The company is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. For more information see and follow @telestecorp on Twitter.

SOURCE Teleste Corporation