Promptlink Communications Officially Launches Set-Top Box Testing Platform

May 20, 2014

Added Support Puts Set-Top Tester in Forefront of Testing Options for Telecom Operators

SAN DIEGO - May 20, 2014 – On June 8, Promptlink Communications Inc., a leading solutions provider to broadband network providers, today announced release of the Promptlink Set-Top Box Test Platform™ (STBTP). Similar to other Promptlink test solutions, the STBTP product performs a complete functional test of all video and audio features of a digital set-top box, and is designed to be used by non-technical personnel. “As a leader in Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) test solutions, Promptlink recognized the importance of adding video equipment testing to our suite of products” said Dr. Foad Towfiq, president and CEO of Promptlink Communications, a U.S.-based company with headquarters in Oceanside, Calif, in San Diego County. “We have provided an advanced analysis tool to allow our customers to manage field-returned inventory and quickly determine functional and non-functional equipment at the highest level of reliability. Along with our recent release of a wireless router testing solution, the STBTP product further expands our product offerings to the cable and telecommunications industry.”

About Promptlinl’s Set-Top Box Test Platform (STBTP)

The Promptlink Set Top Box Test Platform (STBTP) currently supports testing of DVB-C and IP-based set-top boxes, and can test 16 units per system in parallel in as little as five minutes. The system is currently in use and operating 24/7 in multiple locations.

The STBTP system is used to test any DVB-C digital set-top equipment, from any manufacturer in a turnkey system that includes testing of all audio and video interfaces at any resolution, including native HD 1080P. Promptlink’s unique, patent-pending “rolling rack” design allows for pre and post-staging of equipment. With this staging configuration, testers can maximize production by rotating tested and untested equipment quickly and simply in and out of a testing area. Combined with universal cabling connections, the Promptlink solution provides the speed, flexibility and technical excellence that have made Promptlink a leader in CPE testing solutions.

The STBTP platform is now available in general release. Future releases will support DAC (Q3 2014) and DNCS (Q4 2014) video delivery systems.

About Promptlink Communications

Promptlink Communications has been providing software and system integration solutions to the broadband industry since 1994. Promptlink Communications is an innovative company with a focus on the development and deployment of tools for broadband network service providers. Promptlink customers have included all major telecommunications operators in the Americas and around the world. Promptlink Communications is a privately held company headquartered in Oceanside, California. Promptlink offices can be found in North America, Latin America, and Europe.

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VP, Sales & Marketing Promptlink Communications, Inc,
Phone: +1 (760) 688-4022

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