Notola and Vestel are to build a partnership to support over the top TV sets and boxes in Europe.
Notola “zero time to market” built-in web entertainment/communication technologies and Vestel state-of-the-art manufacturing, marketing, and distribution fields, will bring immediate solutions for operators, broadcasters, ISPs, content providers, distributors, cable TV providers and TV channels. Over the top TV sets/boxes and multi-services networks will be built for all existing and future digital services, breaking down the barriers between access networks and enabling services to traverse geographies, network domains and devices.
Commenting on the partnership, Notola CEO Boban Sakic said: “ worldwide pay-TV subscribers will be totalled 700 million at the end of 2010. Subscriber growth is fastest in IPTV platforms and it will continue to growing. The demand for video-on-demand, voice and other connected solutions on multiple platforms is increasing, but the problem has always been the cost and the time. Notola and Vestel partnership has been developed as the solution to this problem.”
Hakam Kutlu, deputy general manager of Vestel, added: “Vestel and Notola bring together a successful solution. In a market where timing is critical, our combined proven product helps operators and distributors gain competitive advantage”.
Last week it was announced that Vestel will roll out connected TV with Yahoo! to consumers in more than 40 countries in Europe, starting in Q1 2011.