The City of Salisbury, N.C., has awarded Amino Communications a contract to provide A140 and A540 MPEG-4 set top boxes as part of a major rollout of IPTV services across a new all fiber network.??

Salisbury is targeting 10,000 subscribers for its new service as part of a program to deliver advanced high-speed broadband access, entertainment services and local content to the local community under the brand name “Fibrant.”

For the first time in the North American market, Amino will supply its new A140 and A540 PVR set-top boxes based on the latest STi7105 System on Chip (SoC) solutions. Amino is partnering with Minerva on the deployment, now underway.??

City of Salisbury Sales and Marketing Manager Len Clark said in a statement: “Fiber to the Home defines a community just as good water, power and transportation has in the past. Our city can now compete in a global economy and also benefit from enhanced entertainment and community services.”

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