TSTT, the incumbent provider of telecommunication services in Trinidad and Tobago, has successfully launched advanced triple-play services with Minerva iTVManager 4.0 platform

November 10, 2009
Orlando, FL

Minerva Networks, the leading provider of open and IPTV delivery platforms, announced today that TSTT, the incumbent telecommunications operator in Trinidad and Tobago, has successfully launched triple-play services with the Company's fourth generation IPTV platform.

Minerva's iTVManager is the most deployed open software solution for the delivery of nextgeneration IP television services, including high-definition television (HDTV), personal video recording (PVR), whole-home digital video recording (WHDVR) and video-on-demand (VOD). The Minerva platform also features a Widget Engine that enables the seamless integration of applications including RSS news feeds, stocks, weather and traffic information, visual voice mail, caller ID and popular social networking services.

"We selected Minerva's platform to deliver next-generation television services to our subscribers after a thorough evaluation process," stated Gary Barrow, Executive Vice President, Converged Services at TSTT. "Minerva iTVManager provides the rich feature set, reliability and extensibility we need to offer advanced services to our subscribers."

TSTT's programming ranges from standard television line-ups to specialty sports, culture, movies and kids' entertainment. Subscribers will also enjoy Digital Video Recording (DVR), Video on Demand (VOD), Caller ID display on their TV screens and a host of Widgets.

"Minerva is very pleased to be a part of TSTT's successful triple-play launch," stated Mauro Bonomi, CEO of Minerva Networks. "I am confident TSTT will enjoy strong customer traction for its advanced television offering. We look forward to working closely with them as they scale their services."

About Minerva Networks

Minerva Networks is the leading independent provider of open-platform solutions for the delivery of television services to IP-connected devices. More than 180 network operators worldwide use Minerva solutions to deliver next-generation entertainment and communications services. Minerva Networks is headquartered in Alviso, CA. For more information, visit www.minervanetworks.com.

About TSTT

Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago Limited is jointly owned by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago (51%) and Cable & Wireless (49%). The company provides a complete suite of communications services throughout the twin-island state including fixed line and mobile communications, broadband Internet access, lease lines and data services. TSTT is the only communications solutions provider in the country deploying both wireless and wired next generation networks with voice, data and multimedia capabilities making it one of the most advanced solutions providers in country. The company's customers include key industry leaders in the finance, energy, government and tourism sectors. For more on the company's products and services visit www.tstt.co.tt.

Media contact:

Michelle Kwan, Minerva Networks
Camille Salandy, Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago Limited

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