Tele2 Netherlands will use the Espial’s Evo TV service platform to launch its next generation television platform. With this platform, Tele2 provides advanced services including linear TV, VOD, HD, PVR and interactive services.
Tele2 Netherlands has operated as an alternative telecommunications operator in The Netherlands for the last 12 years. As the first operator to offer IPTV services in the country, it has gained deep knowledge and experience in pay-TV services.
“It is essential for Tele2 to provide a rich set of high performance, interactive television services to our consumers. We evaluated several middleware products during a rigorous evaluation process and chose Espial’s IPTV middleware. It met our selection criteria for its scalability, rapid service creation capabilities and ease of portability to set-top boxes”, said Günther Vogelpoel, MD Consumer of Tele2 Netherlands, in a statement. “Espial’s middleware is a critical element of our next generation television strategy. We are counting on Espial’s platform to deliver innovative new services, differentiate our brand experience and to provide a highly responsive user experience.”
“Tele2 Netherlands is one of the IPTV pioneers in Europe and we’re honoured to be chosen for their next generation digital television platform. Their evaluation process was based on stringent requirements from lessons they’ve learned from years of delivering IPTV services” stated Jaison Dolvane, CEO of Espial. “The selection of our IPTV middleware testifies to the scalability, robustness and rich capabilities of our IPTV middleware, Evo TV Service Platform. We look forward to working with Tele2 to launch their advanced interactive television services.”