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Comcast Technology Solutions for Magenta TV

June 6, 2022

Comcast Technology Solutions, a division of Comcast Cable that provides media and entertainment technology to content providers, operators, and advertisers, has announced that its Cloud TV Suite is being deployed as the new back-end platform for Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV in selected markets. Deployments began in Austria and will be phased across other Deutsche Telekom markets throughout 2022.

Comcast Technology Solutions’ Cloud TV Suite provides a unified platform and common architecture to power Magenta TV services across set-top boxes, connected TVs, computers, smartphones, and tablets.

“At Deutsche Telekom, we are committed to delivering the ultimate, world-class TV entertainment experience, which centers around the customer, through Magenta TV. This means deploying the most modern, flexible, and scalable back-end management system,” said Pedro Bandeira, Vice President of Product and New Business at Deutsche Telekom. “We selected Comcast Technology Solutions’ Cloud TV Suite because of its ability to address our needs with market-proven reliability and efficiency. Moving to this advanced new platform will enable us to further harmonise our product roadmaps, accelerate new service delivery, and enable consistent and seamless experiences across devices and our markets.”

“Deutsche Telekom is a global leader in product innovation and customer experience across Europe and around the world,” added Ken Klaer, President of Comcast Technology Solutions and Executive Vice President of Comcast Cable. “We are extremely honored that they selected our team to help support the next-generation of Magenta TV by adopting our versatile Cloud TV Suite. We have an incredibly strong and collaborative relationship with Deutsche Telekom, and we look forward to helping them execute on their vision for the future.”

Specifically, Deutsche Telekom will use the Cloud TV Suite to provide a comprehensive video management platform for centralised ingest of video assets; easy workflow management; multi-language metadata management; video processing; content protection; entitlements, availability windows, and rights enforcement; data analytics and insights; and publishing across devices. In addition, Comcast Technology Solutions is providing a 24×7 service level agreement (SLA) and dedicated support team committed to the success of Deutsche Telekom.

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