IBC 2009. IPTV Zone, Stand IP521. Netgem and Monaco Telecom have announced the impending launch of an interactive TV service.
Built upon Monaco Telecom’s existing cable and internet network, the new service has been developed using NetgemTV, a software platform featuring a visual and intuitive user interface as well as VOD, Media Centre, numerous internet-based services, such as web radio, local internet TV and a service information portal.
“Netgem understands our business and our desire to create new and innovative services for our customers,” said Martin Péronnet Monaco Telecom MD, in a statement. “In developing our new interactive TV service, we been able to not only take advantage of Netgem’s mass market readiness and scalability, but also maximise our network investment, provide a rich stream of personalised content and a truly compelling customer offering.”
Speaking on behalf of Netgem, MD Christophe Aulnette said: “We are delighted to partner with Monaco Telecom on this exciting new service that combines the best of broadcast with the power of internet to deliver leading edge, interactive TV experience.”
Aulnette has been appointed by Netgem to drive the company’s expansion into European and worldwide markets.