Pace Successfully Deliver GET's Pioneering Converged Services Platform

    Pace Successfully Deliver GET's Pioneering Converged Services Platform

  PR Newswire

  SALTAIRE, England, March 7, 2013

SALTAIRE, England, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

GET to launch Media Gateway March 2013

Pace plc, a leading global developer of advanced technologies for service
providers, today announced it has commenced deliveries of its Media Gateway
and client device platform to support new converged home services for GET
subscribers.

The Pace Media Gateway and companion HD client device delivers media content
and data to a variety of devices, giving subscribers the freedom to utilise
GET's services when and where they want around the home. The Media Gateway
supports real-time HD transcoding which converts broadcast and over-the-top
(OTT) content into a wide range of resolutions, formats and bit rates that
enable seamless content distribution to different screens anywhere in the
home, across TVs, tablets, laptops and handheld consumer electronic devices.
Using the Pace converged-home platform, GET will offer their subscribers a
wider range of linear, OTT and on-demand content, applications and data
services than ever before.

Shane McCarthy, President of Pace International said: "GET has a fantastic
vision for the connected home and the services their subscribers would like to
see. Pace is proud to be GET's partner of choice reinforcing our industry
leading position in advanced Media Gateway solutions and pedigree in bringing
advanced technology rapidly to market.".

Gunnar Evensen, CEO of GET, added: "We work in a highly competitive industry
where our customers expect the highest levels of innovation wrapped within a
great user experience. Together with Pace, we have developed a state of the
art hardware platform that enables us to take the customers experience ta a
new level, anywhere on any device."

The Pace converged home Media Gateway's advanced video processing capabilities
and DOCSIS 3.0 modem support ultra-fast downloading and streaming of media
content, expanding the range of content that GET can offer subscribers while
maintaining a high quality viewing experience. The platform offers dual-band
WiFi and Ethernet connectivity to allow maximum flexibility for how content is
delivered into and around the home

About Pace plc

Pace (LSE: PIC) creates technologies, software, hardware and services for the
broadcast and broadband industries. Pace solutions empower cable, telco and
satellite operators to simply and cost-effectively innovate at the speed they
want, in the way they want for their subscribers. Pace has built up its
experience and expertise over 30 years and this is recognized by a customer
base of over 160 operators around the globe.

Headquartered in the UK, Pace operates in markets across the world, and
employs around 2000 people in locations that also include the USA, France,
India and China.

About GET

Get is Norway's leading digital television and broadband provider, delivering
daily services to over 470,000 homes in Norway over both HFC
(Hybrid-Fiber-Coax) and FTTH solutions. Get is known for innovative and user
friendly products and Gets customers have the widest range of digital TV
channels and VOD services in Norway in addition to telephony, mobile broadband
and internet speeds up to 200Mbps.

For further information, contact:Rebecca Brandon Pace plc
rebecca.brandon@pace.com +44(0)1274-538054
 
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