METTER,The Pineland Telephone Cooperative, based in Metter, is providing more than 200 channels of television over its network by utilizing Internet Protocol TV technology from SkyStream.

Pineland is using SkyStream’s Mediaplex-20 product.

The telephone company services 30 communities and counties in Georgia. It has plans to offer.

“As IPTV continues to gain momentum around the world, it’s crucial that the equipment providers can meet the scalability demands of growing services,” said Jim Olson, president and CEO of SkyStream. “Our unique ability to support our customers’ expansions and migrations to advanced technologies while retaining the majority of their initial equipment investment, is one of the main reasons why providers like Pineland have chosen to launch their video services on the strength of our headend platform.”