Etisalat Picks OTT Partners

Kaonmedia partners with Verimatrix to enable enhanced over-the-top TV experience for Etisalat’s OTT services

March 22, 2012

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LONDON -- Kaonmedia Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ: 078890), a leading provider of digital set top-boxes with cutting-edge technology around the world, and Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services, today announced a partnership that has enabled the delivery of a next-generation, high quality over-the-top (OTT) TV experience for the Etisalat OnWeb service, which is part of eLife.

The collaboration has resulted in the development of an innovative new Android smart pay-TV solution, which features Kaonmedia’s Android-based SmartCube/TV+ consumer devices with proven digital TV revenue security from Verimatrix and its award-winning Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) for Internet TV. The result is a secure broadcast television quality solution for OTT delivery of premium content, further supported by an intuitive user interface with easy navigation among video services, full Internet access and a multitude of apps from the Kaon App Store. The hybrid set-top-box (STB) version SmartTV+ is also optimized for DVB services in addition to OTT, providing for a unified TV experience.

“Kaon is committed to technological innovation and to providing our customers with the most intuitive, consumer-oriented set-top box designs on the market today,” said Hwa-seop Lim, establisher and chief executive officer, Kaonmedia. “Partnering with Verimatrix is a natural choice for us, as the company shares the same commitment to innovation. Additionally, leveraging their VCAS technology will help us deliver the highest-quality OTT TV experience to our growing base of joint customers.”


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