Orange Spain deploys Viaccess-Orca solution for multi-platform TV offering
Viaccess-Orca has announced a deal with Orange Spain that will see the telco adopt its TV Everywhere services for a multiscreen content service launched by Orange at the end of September. The deal comes in the wake of wins for Viaccess-Orca with Orange in France in 2011, Poland in 2012 and Romania earlier this year.
“We are now able to provide customers throughout the Orange footprint with a high-quality TV experience by offering premium content across every IP-enabled platform using a highly scalable and fully convergent TV system integrated around Viaccess-Orca’s core components,” said Philippe Rozes, vice president of multiscreen services at Orange. “This successful deployment promises to be yet another important milestone in the collaboration between Orange and Viaccess-Orca as we continue to move forward with our TV Everywhere solution in other countries.”
The Orange TV service in Spain includes more than 25 pay-per-view HD channels, and is available across the operator’s fixed and mobile networks. The firm supports content consumption on PC as well as iOS and Android devices.
The Viaccess-Orca solution, “enables innovative content services to blend OTT content with the programming mix delivered over managed networks, “turning a challenge into an opportunity to better embrace subscribers’ changing video consumption habits,” said François Moreau de Saint Martin, CEO at Viaccess-Orca. “It also allows those subscribers to access more content on more devices via the same provider with an improved user experience.”