Advanced Television

Altech Multimedia partners with Wyplay for next generation TV-centric software solutions

December 6, 2010

Wyplay, a global player in innovative TV-centric Operator software solutions, and Altech Multimedia, the international developer of interactive software solutions and digital Set-top Boxes (STBs), have unveilled their formal collaboration to integrate Wyplay’s STB Client software.

Wyplay’s software solutions sit at the very heart of the connected home and power the top brand names in consumer electronics and broadcaster/operator providers such as SFR and Vodafone. Wyplay’s offering is one of the broadest in the market spanning complete connected media players, to a full range of global & local web services, Over-The-Top web experiences, media playback via intuitive 3D interface, support for Widgets, and unparalleled connectivity. Wyplay’s solutions provide an unsurpassed end user experience thereby endearing subscribers to their operators.

Altech Multimedia is a global provider of professional services and competitive software solutions to the digital Broadcast, Broadband and Telecommunications Industries. Altech Multimedia solutions include a number of innovative world-first applications that are currently deployed in several digital television networks around the world and in addition to being device independent, Altech Multimedia offerings are available as either stand-alone or complementary solutions that integrate seamlessly with existing systems.

“This partnership complements Altech Multimedia’s broadband andbroadcast product offerings to address convergence within the multimedia market,” said Peter Balchin, CEO of Altech Multimedia. “In addition to strengthening our software and professional service offering, this partnership will enrich our secure transactional media distribution capability. Wyplay’s software will also be tightly integrated in Altech Multimedia’s next generation devices as well as third party STBs.” “We are very excited to be collaborating with Altech Multimedia, a global player with strong regional presence in Africa and Australia. This enables Wyplay to extend its geographic coverage and scale its operations. Altech Multimedia will market, integrate, support, and extend Wyplay’s software solutions,” said Jacques Bourgninaud, CEO Wyplay.

The solution is targeted at operators and broadcasters looking to extend their content offering by providing a rich mixture of linear, non-linear, and OTT services to their customers.

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