The head-end was built with state of the art equipment from Appear TV and is scalable to the current multimedia and digital entertainment and information of Wateen’s existing customer base as well as any future growth in subscribers.
As a result of this upgrade, Wateen’s customers will receive better quality cable as well as have access to digital channels with improved picture quality and reception, without interruptions.
The latest head-end combines an innovative modular approach that enables it to offer the most flexible portfolio of solutions for cable operators, with support for the delivery of video services most formats and enabling a rapid transition to IP-based networks.
The company’s solutions enable descrambling and multiplexing of content in a compact format allowing high capacity signals to be sent over the network. The streaming solutions support MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 HD and SD services. These solutions will enable Wateen to offer better quality services to the cable operators who carry its feeds to consumers.
The new head-end will go online immediately to allow Wateen customers access to the added benefits of this latest technology. It signed up multiple distributors over the last year to enhance its coverage.
Wateen claims to have 125,000 Cable service customers in Lahore and Multan.