Vodafone Netherlands is partnering with cloud TV and connected home solutions specialist Entone and its systems integration partner, Divitel, for a fibre-based TV services in the Netherlands.
The Vodafone Thuis service is being deployed over the provider’s high-speed FTTH network to enable an array of advanced television services, including Pause Live TV (PLTV) and an extensive VoD library from public broadcasters, HBO, Videoland, and many others.
“This is a significant step in Vodafone’s strategy, in the Netherlands and globally, to build on our market leadership in mobile communications to create a multi-service delivery platform that addresses all needs of the consumer,” said Gerard Overmars, Head of Consumer Fixed at Vodafone Netherlands. “We are pleased to partner with Entone and Divitel on this rollout due to their proven track record in Cloud TV and Connected Home solutions. Entone’s EnterLink solution enables us to quickly deploy advanced services today while also providing a flexible platform to launch emerging applications in the future.”
“Teaming with Vodafone Netherlands, part of one of the world’s most innovative service operators, is a privilege we aim to earn every day,” remarked Steve McKay, CEO of Entone. “We see mobile operators increasingly moving into advanced video services, and this represents a major growth area for Entone that leverages our track record for quality and innovation.”