Last night, Telecom Asia recognized the best innovations and accomplishments of technology vendors across the region at the fourth annual Telecom Asia Readers’ Choice Awards ceremony. The reception was held at the Movenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa in
Singapore.  Microsoft was named Video Platform Vendor of the Year for Mediaroom. Winners were selected based on a range of criteria including:

  • Overall quality of innovation and contribution to technology advancement
  • Market acceptance -- market share, growth in market share and new customer acquisition
  • Revenue growth and contribution to overall industry growth
  • Vision and industry leadership

Today, we’re experiencing a surge in digital entertainment and a wealth of new content experiences, bringing a new opportunity for software to redefine how consumers interact and engage with TVs and devices.  We’re focused on helping to enable our operator partners to
deliver differentiated services and experiences on an integrated platform to drive these connected scenarios across all the devices in the consumer’s life.

The Mediaroom product portfolio is designed for operator flexibility, spanning IPTV, OTT, and new channels, such as Xbox to deliver premium TV services, along with streaming and DRM technologies. Today, Mediaroom is deployed in 20 countries across Asia Pacific, North America,
Europe, the Middle East and Latin America by more than 40 operators and we’re looking forward to seeing this momentum continue.

Congratulations to the entire team involved in securing this prestigious award and a special thanks to all our operator partners who made this kind of industry recognition possible!