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diciembre 2020

Second industry award for A1 XploreTV deployed by Zappware

Vienna, Austria – Hasselt, Belgium – 14 December 2020

Second industry award for A1 XploreTV deployed by Zappware

After having won “Best Interactive TV Technology” in September, A1 Xplore TV has now been awarded “Advanced TV Service of the Year”.

A1 Group is active across seven countries in Central and Eastern Europe and has a One-Group One-Brand strategy. This strategy has also been reflected in launching a unified TV service across the served countries within A1 Group. The NeXX 4.0 solution from Zappware has been branded A1 Xplore TV. After the first award in September from CSI Magazine, the Zappware deployment now receives an other industry recognition from Digital TV Europe.

“The VideoTech Innovation Award 2020 is a great confirmation, not only for our team, which has done an excellent job, but also for our group strategy to establish ourselves as a super aggregator. With A1 Xplore TV, we have proved the need to become a competitor ourselves. This is the only way we can build our own business models and exploit sustainable revenue potential” says Alejandro Plater, COO, A1 Telekom Austria Group. “With this solution of One-Screen, we offer personalized TV experience according to different needs and interests of our Group customers”.

Patrick Vos, CEO of Zappware: “Innovative technologies only become great when combined together in a meaningful way for the end-user. A1 Xplore TV is about exploring and discovering content in a seamless way. In such a way the viewers are triggered to explore what is suggested in the welcome screen. Zappware teamed-up in an agile way with the A1 Group stakeholders to address all the in-country flavours in terms of networks, content types, integrate with legacy building blocks and finally hide the technology challenges for the end-users”.

About A1 Group

A1 Group, listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, is a leading provider of digital services and communications solutions in Central and Eastern Europe with more than 24 million customers, currently operating in seven countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Belarus and Slovenia (A1), the Republic of Serbia (Vip mobile) and North Macedonia (A1). Offering communications, payment and entertainment services as well as integrated business solutions, A1 Group achieved revenues of 4.47 billion Euros by year end 2018. As European unit of América Móvil, one of the largest wireless services provider in the world, A1 Telekom Austria Group is headquartered in Vienna and gives access to global solutions.

For more A1 related information about this press release:
Mag. Livia Dandrea-Böhm
A1 company spokeswoman
+43 664 66 31452
livia.dandrea-boehm@a1.at

About Zappware

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 serve millions of devices around the world and provide 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.

For more Zappware related information about this press release, please contact:
Laurent Van Tornhout
+32 475 25 63 65
press@zappware.com

WIND VISION now available for PC viewers!

Athens, Greece – Hasselt, Belgium – 2 December 2020

New device, same WIND VISION experience! WIND’s PAY TV platform is now available through computer at www.windvision.gr. Streaming through WIND VISION is now possible in all household screens, with a seamless experience and all advanced functionalities enabled.

On windvision.gr subscribers can enjoy Family Pack content of more than 50 PAY TV channels with series, kids, documentaries, sports, music and news. All WIND VISION features are also present in the WEB environment, 3 TV guides for easy access to content, Restart, 7 day catch – up, Cloud Recording (NPVR) and as well as full access to past personal recordings in “myLibrary” section. Furthermore, to ensure the safe viewing for all family members, parental control settings and “lock channels” functionalities are also available.

WIND VISION WEB service is easily accessible over any network and through any of the most commonly used browsers, without installing any additional software simply by using WIND VISION credentials, used by customers to also access their myWIND account!

Hermann Riedl, WIND’s Chief Business & Digital Transformation Officer stated: “WIND VISION never stops to amaze us with it’s capabilities. We are very happy to have developed such a high-tech product with hardly any limitations. We live up to customers’ expectations and needs offering true value and flexibility in the content consumption experience.”

Patrick Vos, Zappware’s CEO elaborates: “As end-to-end system integrator and solution provider for WIND VISION, we always had the viewer in mind. The viewers want easy access to any content on any device. After the hybrid Android TV set top box and the mobile solution with Chromecast, we are now also addressing the very demanding web users. The feature rich solution for PCs is also powered by Zappware’s Cloud-Native backoffice on Amazon AWS.”

 

About WIND Hellas

WIND Hellas is one of the largest telecommunications companies in Greece and one of the fastest growing telco in Europe. Since WIND was established, 1992, it has been consistently investing in technology, providing integrated Mobile, Fixed, Internet and Pay TV solutions to its Customers. Always in the forefront of the evolution, WIND delivers innovative communication and technology solutions that improve the way its customers live, work learn and play.
Believing in the power of a modern interconnected world, everything is possible when connectivity is assured. Therefore, Wind implements one of the largest private investment projects in Greece. Particularly, as part of its 500 million euros investment plan 2016-2020 for the development of new generation networks, WIND focuses on ultra-high speed networks, both in mobile (4G, 4G+, 5G pilot program), and fixed (VDSL, FTTx).
WIND has become a major convergence player providing added value solutions both to individuals and business sector.

For more information visit www.wind.gr

Contact:
Georgina Kanavou
g.kanavou@wind.gr
+30 2106158000

About Zappware

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 serve millions of devices around the world and provide 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.

For more Zappware related information about this press release:

Laurent Van Tornhout
+32 475 25 63 65
press@zappware.com