Advanced Television

Mirada wins new contract in Spain

September 4, 2019

Mirada, a provider of integrated software solutions for Digital TV operators and broadcasters, has won a new customer in Spain. Mirada has started working for Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores for the development of its new OTT-based TV platform. Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores is a new Spanish OTT enabler whose main shareholder is Procono, and with secondary shareholders Opencable, ACUTEL and AOTEC.

Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores is planning for Mirada to deploy a purely OTT solution across the its network to deliver content with a cutting-edge viewing experience to subscribers via Android set-top boxes, smartphones, tablets, laptops and smart TVs, and a purchase order to commence deployment has been received by Mirada. Once launched, the Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores’ subscribers will enjoy all the advanced features of Mirada’s Iris multiscreen technology, including unique tools for content discovery, personal recommendations, session transfer, cloud DVR and much more. Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores expects the commercial launch of this project to take place during Q1 2020 and to reach at least 600,000 subscribers eventually.

Amelia Carrillo, CEO of Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores, commented: “For Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores shareholders, this project is totally strategic. We understand that with Mirada our subscribers are able to enjoy the best television experience available on the market, making the most of the TV content, with advanced features as catch-up, start-over, timeshift, VOD, NPVR, etc. and adding the content of the most important Streaming Platforms, and customer’s preferences, in one single recommendation system.  We are sure that Mirada’s solution is the key factor to become the fourth TV platform in Spain, unifying the historic cable industry under the same brand.”

José Luis Vázquez, CEO of Mirada plc, commented: “We’re delighted to announce our latest project, this time with the Spanish operator, Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores. It’s fantastic to see another company opt for our acclaimed Iris technology and also to see such interest in our solution for Android TV Operator Tier which we launched only recently. We are looking forward to working with our fellow Spanish company, Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores, and seeing what this great new partnership will bring for both parties.”

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