MobiTV Powers Network DVR for Deutsche Telekom’s Entertain Service
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MobiTV, a global leader in enabling delivery of live and on-demand multi-screen TV services, today announced the company is powering new cloud recording capabilities of Deutsche Telekom’s Entertain to go streaming service. Entertain to go delivers live and on-demand programming across screens in and out of the home. With the enhancement of cloud recording, customers can now also view personally-recorded programs on laptops, tablets and smartphones, offering added flexibility and convenience.
“MobiTV’s cloud based nVR solution further strengthens Entertain to go’s leadership position in the market with anytime anywhere access to personally recorded content,” said Paul Scanlan, president and cofounder of MobiTV. “Deutsche Telekom has always been a leader in this rapidly evolving industry, and with MobiTV’s innovative solutions Entertain takes another giant step ahead of the competition.”
MobiTV’s network nVR software solution expands Deutsche Telekom’s already successful Entertain to go service, allowing recorded programs to be stored in the cloud and played on any mobile device, anytime, anywhere. Entertain to go is available on up to four devices and includes 40 channels and a wide selection of movies. The service offers customers 10 hours of cloud storage with the additional option to purchase extra space.
“We are committed to providing customers with the most advanced options in TV viewing,” said Gert von Manteuffel, vice president of product management TV, Deutsche Telekom. “Since collaborating with MobiTV to power Entertain, we are now the only company in Germany offering live TV, video on-demand and access to customers’ recorded programs across multiple screens.”
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About MobiTV, Inc.
MobiTV is a global leader in delivering live and on-demand video to any screen, connecting media reliably and securely anytime, anywhere, on any device. The company’s end-to-end platform delivers a true TV everywhere experience that helps service providers reduce time to market and control costs associated with the deployment and operation of high concurrency, multiple platform services. MobiTV’s connected media solutions solve the complexity of delivering video across networks, operating systems and devices while managing associated rights. The company efficiently optimizes for network conditions to deliver multiscreen media services that center on empowering the viewer. MobiTV’s connected media solutions are tailored for IPTV and broadband/DSL providers as well as mobile TV and over-the-top customers including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Verizon among others.
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with over 142 million mobile customers, 31 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2013). The Group provides fixed network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in around 50 countries and has approximately 229,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 60.1 billion in the 2013 financial year – more than half of it outside Germany