ABOX42, a supplier of OTT, IPTV and hybrid DVB set-top-boxes, will demonstrate the company’s new dotIO Smart Home Platform for pay-TV, internet and mobile operators at ANGA COM 2017 at booth 8/R9. ABOX42 dotIO opens up new business models and revenue streams for operators by providing them with a complete, fully managed turnkey solution for distributing smart home services.
“With the margins for internet, telephony and TV services shrinking, operators have to look g for another major revenue stream. Smart home services are a great opportunity from a monetization standpoint, yet they can be complex to set up,” said Matthias Greve, CEO and founder of ABOX42. “Being a white-label solution, our new ABOX42 dotIO Smart Home Platform eases those issues, enabling operators to quickly enter a new service space, create additional revenue streams, and reduce churn.”
The ABOX42 dotIO end-to-end solution includes the ABOX42 H38 secure gateway, a number of essential sensors, a big data cloud service, mobile applications for iOS and Android™ devices and a real-time cockpit for service monitoring. Moreover, it provides operators with a set of ready-made subscription services based on clearly defined use cases. Using the ABOX42 dotIO smart home solution, operators can rapidly roll out innovative services as an extension of their existing service offerings and multi-service bundles to monetize upon the global operator smart home market, which will be worth $62 billion by 2020 according to a recent report from Strategy Analytics.
ABOX42’s dotIO platform is easy to install, easy to use and completely customizable, enabling operators to tailor their smart home services toward the exact needs of their customers. The solution is operated, and managed by ABOX42 experts 24/7, and integration with existing CRM and billing systems is seamless. Through secure sensors, a highly secure gateway, encrypted data transmission systems and protected hardware, the dotIO smart home solution effectively meets the high-end security requirements in the operator environment. Data is collected independent of customer information to ensure compliance with increased privacy concerns.