Broadstream and Music Choice have launched a service offering forty specialist digital music channels for IPTV services.
The package will include forty digital music channels programmed by Music Choice, from Classic to Rock.

“Broadstream is dedicated to providing our customers with the widest variety of commercial-free, digital music, and we know that our new agreement with Music Choice is going to be a huge hit with our customer’s IPTV subscribers,” said Anthony Bontrager, president and chief executive of Broadstream.

The Broadstream IPTV Connect transport network has been jointly developed by leading equipment manufacturers and service providers. It completely centralizes the aggregation, real-time digital encoding and IP encapsulation of programmer content, suitable for distribution via DSL, fibre or other broadband networks.

The Broadstream platform offers over 200 digital video and audio streams, with comprehensive coverage of the United States via a satellite network. It also provides a service management system and interactive program guide.

“We are pleased to be delivering unrivalled music programming to Broadstream’s customers and their IPTV subscribers,” said Rick Bergan, Vice President Distribution for Music Choice.

Headquartered in Horsham in Pennsylvania, Music Choice is a partnership of subsidiaries of Microsoft, Motorola, Sony, EMI Music, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications and Adelphia Cable.