The IPTV World Series Awards 2009 are a unique celebration of outstanding achievements in the IPTV market.

[USPRwire, Fri Feb 20 2009] Mariner is one of the companies shortlisted in the Best IPTV Service Delivery Platform or Client Software category with xVu, Mariner’s innovative TV care platform.

The xVu Solution delivers to the Service Providers unparalleled visibility, beyond the reach of the existing network monitoring systems, focusing on the collection of customer experience data where most (>85%) of the customer issues are occurring: In the home!

Mariner’s President and CEO, Curtis Howe, has also been nominated in the Special Merit Award for Outstanding Industry Contribution category. As this award is for an individual, there will be no shortlist, but the winner will be announced at the Gala Evening at IPTV World Forum, the world’s largest IP Video focused event, on Wednesday, 25th March 2009 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London.

The IPTV World Series Awards continue to recognize the outstanding technologies developed for
Telecoms video services while also expanding the awards to reflect the full IPTV ecosystem. A number of new categories have been added to recognize excellence in IPTV service marketing and to promote the activities of operators and content providers in the IPTV space.

The shortlist for the first time includes a number of content and operator companies, including
AT&T, Telekom Austria, PCCW (Hong Kong), Belgacom, Portugal Telecom Portugal, BesTV (China), BBC iPlayer, and NBC Universal.

About Mariner
Mariner is a leading provider of IP video solutions and services that leverages its “Lifecycle” services to develop market-leading technologies that deliver unique value to the IPTV industry. xVu, Mariner’s innovative TV care platform and frostt, the IPTV service acceleration platform, enable service providers to successfully meet the challenges of developing and operating advanced video services in today’s increasingly complex marketplace.
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For more information, please contact:

Marie Jo Thibault, Director of Marketing Communications, Mariner

Company: Mariner

Contact Name: Marie Jo Thibault

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Contact Phone: 506 - 650 - 6111

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