Hasselt, Belgium – 31 March 2022
Zappware supports Orange Belgium for the launch of its next-generation AndroidTV solution
Orange Belgium recently launched its next-generation TV service using Zappware’s award-winning NeXX 4.0 ecosystem.
Zappware provided its AndroidTV Operator Tier solution, unlocking DVB-C channels and OTT streaming content in a nicely integrated user experience. All Orange branded and customized to the operators’ specific needs. This solution will bring the ultimate user experience to the end consumer by being seamlessly integrated with the 3rd party broadcaster and content apps.
The versatile multi-screen/multi-device user experience is powered by Zappware’s cloud-native AWS backoffice.
This micro-services based back-office architecture will give Orange Belgium the necessary flexibility to easily scale the system and extend it with additional features.
Next to offering its technical components, which are based on latest cutting-edge technology choices, Zappware also took the role of System Architect and System Integrator. Together with the Orange team and the other technology partners, Zappware took the lead in designing the end-to-end architecture to assure a high level of service quality.
Patrick Vos, Executive Partner Zappware, said: “With this next-generation deployment, we are pleased to lead Orange’s TV viewers to the new way of watching content, by providing a seamlessly integrated multi-content / multi-device solution that is based on scalable technology components such as AndroidTV and AWS.
With over 20 years of experience in deploying user-friendly TV ecosystems, Zappware could offer the necessary system integration and program management services to lead this new launch to a success.”
Thomas Parvais, Director Fixed Access Broadband & TV services Orange Belgium Orange said: “We have been relying on Zappware’s TV expertise for many years. Zappware’s combination of technology knowledge and creative skills have always helped us create a great customer experience. Together with the other partners that contributed to this launch, we are very excited to further grow our TV customer base!”
About Orange Belgium
Orange Belgium is a leading telecommunications operator on the Belgian market with over 3 million customers; Orange is also active in Luxembourg through its subsidiary Orange Communications Luxembourg.
As a convergent actor, we provide mobile telecommunications services, internet and TV to private clients as well as innovative mobile and fixed-line services to businesses. Our high-performance mobile network supports 4G and 5G technology and is the subject of ongoing investment.
Orange Belgium is a subsidiary of the Orange Group, one of the leading European and African operators for mobile telephony and internet access, as well as one of the world leaders in telecommunications services for enterprises.
Zappware, founded in 2001, combines creativity and technology into powerful digital TV solutions for Entertainment Service Providers. With proven and award-winning user interfaces Zappware currently serves millions of devices around the world and provides an intuitive and personalized multi-screen TV experience across set-top boxes, smartphones, tablets and PCs. It includes a unified Service Delivery back-office that allows the operator to monetize the service on cable, satellite, terrestrial, IPTV, OTT and hybrid networks.