-- MobiTV's platform extends Entertain2Go rollout across devices
AMSTERDAM, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBC (Connected World Hall 14, Booth 160) -- MobiTV, a global leader in enabling delivery of live and on-demand true TV everywhere, announced today that its platform partnership with Deutsche Telekom's Entertain2Go streaming service has successfully completed the first phase of the rollout. The new multiscreen service extends the robust Entertain service to deliver live TV and on-demand programming across screens.
"Advancements in wireless technology, network quality and content availability are changing the way consumers discover, access and view video programming," said Charlie Nooney, chairman and chief executive officer at MobiTV. "Consumers want to be able to choose when, where and on which devices they view their content. Deutsche Telekom has been at the forefront of this transformation in the industry and the MobiTV team is proud to be at the core of the solution."
MobiTV's software solution has been deployed to expand Deutsche Telekom's converged service offering, extending the delivery of live TV and on-demand programming to multiple screens. By integrating MobiTV' s software solution, Deutsche Telekom has broadened its IPTV service to deliver primetime shows, live sporting events and VOD services to smartphones, tablets, PCs and IP-connected TVs.
"Since rolling out Entertain to our customers, we have continued to offer options to ensure that our customers are provided the latest in technology so they have the best quality of experience," said Marc Schwarze, VP Consumer Marketing TV, Telekom Deutschland. "MobiTV's collaboration has helped us change the landscape for our customers and will allow them to break out of the home and experience their content wherever and whenever."
The MobiTV solution enables service providers the ability to deliver live and on-demand TV and movies in and outside the home, across all types of devices and platforms. Utilizing its lightweight software, the company enables seamless opportunities for in-network deployments.
MobiTV is a global leader in delivering live and on-demand video to any screen, connecting media reliably and securely anytime, anywhere, on any device. The company's end-to-end platform delivers a true TV everywhere experience that helps service providers reduce time to market and control costs associated with the deployment and operation of high concurrency, multiple platform services. MobiTV's connected media solutions solve the complexity of delivering video across networks, operating systems and devices while managing associated rights. The company efficiently optimizes for network conditions to deliver multiscreen media services that center on empowering the viewer. MobiTV's connected media solutions are tailored for IPTV operators, as well as mobile TV and over-the-top customers including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, T-Mobile, TELUS, US Cellular, and Verizon among others.