Monday, September 24, 2012 10:32 AM by Import

Connected Home Academy is now a Member of the Open IPTV Forum (OIPF)

Connected Home Academy is now a Member of the Open IPTV Forum (OIPF).

The Connected Home Academy is proud to announce its membership in the Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) participating in the Forum’s on-going work to shape the future of global, mass-market Internet Connected TV. As members of the OIPF, Connected Home Academy supports the evolutionary path towards a harmonized goal of open, interoperable  solutions, which will lead to a much more positive and productive future for all players in the media value chain.

OIPF - Open IPTV Forum MemberSam Hurrell, IPTV Learning Program Director says “We aim to work with the OIPF membership to enable a certified education program for the IPTV / OTT industry, delivering knowledge of OIPF specifications and related technology in both practical and theoretical contexts via the Connected Home Academy.

“Organizations cannot fully implement or relate to industry standards until they understand them. The specifications work of the OIPF to date is an ideal base for us to build the right multi-level learning toolkit to allow companies to understand customer requirements, boost customer engagement, and work with technology partners across the industry in the most effective way.”

The Connected Home AcademyThe Connected Home Academy offers 4 professional certifications and over 35 individual courses to Broadcast, Telco and Connected Home professionals. Connected Home Certified Executive, Connected Home Certified Associate, Connected Home Certified Professional and Connected Home Certified Expert).

The Business Leaders series encompasses six short courses that are designed to give leadership a high level introduction to the technologies and insight into how these technologies can be monetized, and the shape of the current market.

The Technical Series offers training starting with technical overviews to deep level ‘hands-on’ engineering courses around classic managed IPTV, unmanaged OTT TV (Over-the-top TV), video encoding and head-end, content protection such as CAS and DRM, Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), Access and Core network technologies, Home Area Networking (HAN), Voice over IP (VoIP), WiFi, Femto, and ZigBee.  

To learn more about the Connected Home Academy or to book a Connected Home Academy training course please call us on +44 (0) 207 620 0033. You may also send an email to [email protected].

For more information about the OIPF, including a complete listing of all current OIPF members, please visit the OIPF web site.

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