The Minerva platform powers more IPTV deployments than any competing solution in the market today. The open nature of the Minerva platform enables operators to choose from a broad selection of third-party encoders, video servers, conditional access systems and set-top boxes to assemble pre-certified solutions that best meet their budget and deployment requirements. The platform features a complete set of advanced television applications including EPG, PPV, VOD, SVOD, set-top box and network based DVR, Whole-home DVR, Catch-up TV, Pause of Live TV and Restart TV. Further, operators can seamlessly add Internet video sources to their offering, enabling subscribers to access blended pay TV and Internet video content from a variety of devices through a personalized and intuitive interface. The Minerva platform supports a broad set of IPTV set-top boxes, enabling operators to migrate from their current solutions to Minerva’s next-generation platform while preserving their investment in legacy infrastructure.