Belgian cable operator Telenet has said that there are 380,000 active users of the Yelo TV second screen service a month after its launch .
Viewers can access the service, which offers live TV as well as on-demand content, on the computer, smartphone or tablet. On weekdays, an average of 80,000 people use the service, on the weekend the numbers rise to around 100,000.
Telenet is now also starting to make the Yelo TV interface available on the TV set via the operator’s set-top box, the so-called HD Digicorder.
Yelo TV will progressively be made available to Telenet customers. The first 5,000 homes have now the possibility to download the software. The cabler expects to have the interface available across its entire network before the summer.
Yelo TV, which is inspired by Liberty Global’s Horizon, with regard to its looks and feel as well as its functionalities. Customers are free to use the new UI or keep the existent interface.