Advanced Television

Wyplay and Altech team for STBs

December 6, 2010

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

“This partnership complements Altech Multimedia’s broadband and broadcast 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 Over-The-Top services to their customers.

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