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Hikari TV Compatibility

The Hikari TV Compatibility Program confirms that devices can properly function with this broadcast system. In addition, a stress test is performed to make sure that digital broadcasting can work properly when the network is in full state by putting burden (stress) on the network. Devices that can pass the program are authorized to obtain the Hikari TV logo proving that they work properly with this broadcasting system.

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Allion is authorized by Hikari TV as Compatibility Program Lab

In collaboration with NTT Plala Inc., an internet service provider of NTT Group, Allion is pleased to announce that Allion Japan is now certified to provide the Hikari TV Compatibility Program. Hikari TV (ひかりTV) is an antenna-free television broadcasting system that uses the fiber optic network to provide multi-channel broadcasting, video on demand (VOD), IP retransmission of terrestrial digital broadcasts, NHK on demand, and Karaoke services under NTT's “Next-Generation Network (NGN)”.

 

With Allion's dedicated engineering service and the most comprehensive test program, we are confident to ensure your product quality and assist you to stand out in the competitive market. This Program is necessary for Manufacturers to obtain the Hikari TV Certified logo and be listed on Hikari TV website.

 

NOTE: According to the testing policy of NTT Plala Inc., the Hikari TV Compatibility Program will not be provided overseas unless the vendor has a branch office in Japan. For any customers interested in this program, please feel free to contact our global representative for details.

 

 Item Coverage 

  • Bridge devices
    - Network switch
    - Wireless LAN device
    - PLC device
    - C Link device
    - Router

     
  • Routing devices
    - Broadband router

 

 Test Coverage 

  • Function Test 

With the Function Test, your product will be examined strictly under Hikari TV's required specification. Major features, such as multi-channel broadcasting, VOD services, and IP retransmission of terrestrial digital broadcasting, are all included in the verification criteria. Function Testing confirms that your product is fully conformable to the spec and can perform properly in different connection modes.

  • Load Test

The Load Test covers many other crucial test points to assess product performance. From protocol regulation to actual play tests, including DLNA content and continuous playing, your product will be inspected for quality and reliability. In addition, the connectivity under huge network burden will be verified to test product workability. Passing Load Testing including basic function testing, in addition to better quality testing to face diverse circumstances.

 

About Hikari TV Compliance Program

The Hikari TV Compatibility Program confirms that devices can properly function with this broadcast system. In addition, a stress test is performed to make sure that digital broadcasting can work properly when the network is in full state by putting burden (stress) on the network. Devices that can pass the program are authorized to obtain the Hikari TV logo proving that they work properly with this broadcasting system.