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Alticast appoints Nicholas
to head North American sales

windmill_visual1BROOMFIELD — Broomfield-based Alticast Corp., providers of multimedia home platform solutions to the interactive TV industry, has hired David Nicholas as Senior Vice President of Sales for North America.

Formerly vice president of sales for iNovo Broadband, Nicholas brings almost three decades of industry experience to Alticast. He previously held executive positions at Panasonic, BigBand Networks, Symmetricom, N2 Broadband, Concurrent and Phillips Electronics. Prior to joining iNovo Broadband, he was VP/General Manager, CATV Group at Panasonic, where he was responsible for the refocus and restructuring of the business in the U.S. market.

"Alticast is pleased to have someone with David Nicholas' insight and experience guiding our North American business activities," said Alticast CMO Thomas Jung. "David is well known and respected in our business sector. He will ensure we continue to anticipate, develop and deliver solutions that meet our U.S. and Canadian customers' revenue and operating goals."

Alticast develops interactive TV service solutions and other products for TV operators and media content providers. Its Windmill Ecosystem provides a framework of open, modular technologies to enable service providers to deploy services like integrated commerce and connected device advertising with seamless interactive service across devices.

The company’s Windmill suite includes AltiPlatform, which provides a high-performance, stable middleware core. It includes modular support for HTML-5, Android, GEM, HbbTV and Blu-ray and provides easy access to standards-based TV functionality and web and mobile services.

The company also offers AltiProtect, a conditional access and digital rights management solution for pay TV operators to secure premium content from piracy and unauthorized use. Its AltiMetrics product provides insight into audience response for programs and interactive services, providing viewer and advertising data.

Founded in 1999, Alticast is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, with offices in Broomfield, Kronberg, Germany and Taipei, Taiwan.

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