Ooredoo is to deploy Netgem’s multiscreen TV-as-a-service in Oman.
It’s the first deployment in the Middle East for the French developer.
The Netgem-powered multiscreen TV-as-a-service will enable Ooredoo Oman to offer its customers a range of programming, including English and Arabic channels, and VOD services.
Sylvain Thevenot, Managing Director Netgem #TelcoTV Services said: “This is the first deployment of our TV-as-a-Service solution in the Middle-East, and reinforces that our cloud-based technology is the platform of choice to rapidly launch powerful entertainment services. With our award-winning user interface now adapted to support mixed Arabic and European content, we are looking forward to further deployments in the region.’’
Johan Buse, Chief Commercial Officer at Ooredoo, added: “We are very excited to unveil Ooredoo TV, which is powered by Netgem, and give consumers in Oman a simple and seamless way to stream their favourite content direct to their mobile phones. This is a step change in the way people access TV content and we are happy to be at the forefront of a new digital experience.”
Ooredoo Group supplies 138 million customers across North Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.