nangu.TV provides the largest operator in Slovakia, Orange Slovensko, a.s., with enhanced TV features including VoD, TV Archive, and multiscreen delivery.
*Prague, Czech Republic; October 18, 2012* -- Orange Slovensko, a.s., the leading telco operator on the market uses the nangu.TV Media Platform for IPTV and OTT delivery. „With the growing demand for interactive television and more viewing possibilities, Orange sought a proven solution to bring to the market,“ says Product Manager at Orange, Martin Hainzl.
Orange offers their customers TV with value added features, which gives them more options and comfort than classic live TV. The VoD selection stores 50 movie titles, accessible on multiple screens: TV, PC, Smartphone or tablet. The TV Archive allows playback of content up to 7 days in the past. Customers can utilize the time shift feature to browse content already aired and watch it at their leisure with pause, play and star t over commands. They have flexibility in watching television on the go with the newly released applications for both iOS and Android devices. The nangu.TV solution allows operators to stay ahead of competition by giving cutomers the chance to be in control of how they watch TV.
nangu.TV worked in cooperation with the German set top box manufacturer, iP4.tv GmbH, on the development of hybrid STBs, specifically for the Orange implementation. These STBs combine the DVB-S2 satelite broadcasts with digital functionalities of IPTV. This enables the delivery of value added services to the screen. Broadcasts are secured by Motorola Mobility's SecureMedia.
Orange made available these interactive services in September. The next phase of implementation will make the TV packages accessible to an even larger audience.
About Orange Slovensko
Orange Slovensko is an integrated telecommunication operator providing comprehensive telecommunication services in the most advanced mobile and fixed network in Slovakia. It is the largest mobile operator in Slovakia. As of 31 December 2010, it had almost 2.87 million customers of its active mobile network, the signal of which covers 99.6% of the population and more than 90% of the Slovak Republic and, additionally, more than 47,000 customers of FiberNet, FiberTV and FiberTelu in the fixed optical network. In 2010, Orange Slovensko achieved sales of almost EUR 764 million. In addition to its GPRS mobile data network with national coverage, it operates an EDGE mobile data network with the best coverage in the SR – 98.3% of the population, as well as a third generation UMTS standard mobile network with incomparable coverage of more than 69.2% of the Slovak population, which represents more than 3 million citizens in 136 towns and 391 adjacent villages. The high-speed Orange HSDPA/HSUPA mobile data network, which supports transmission speeds of up to 42.2 Mbit/s for data downloads and 1.46 Mbit/s for data uploads, is available throughout Slovakia in areas covered by the UMTS signal. Orange Slovensko is the first telecommunication operator in Slovakia to launch the most advanced fixed third generation networks based on FTTH (Fiber To The Home), which currently covers more than 308 thousand households in 17 cities. The quality of services provided by Orange Slovensko meets the criteria of the ISO 9001:2000 certificate under international quality standards. Independent auditors confirm that Orange Slovensko has established a management system that guarantees the quality, stability and consistent provision of services to customers. Orange Slovensko holds an environmental management certificate under ISO 14001:2004. In Slovakia, it is the leader in CSR and corporate philanthropy which is covered from the Orange Foundation. Through Atlas Services Belgium, the France Telecom Group is the owner of 100% of the shares of Orange Slovensko. Orange Slovensko is the first telecommunication operator in Slovakia which, through its subsidiary, obtained the industrial security certificate from the National Security Authority. Orange is the only company in Slovakia which has six times in a row been placed first in the Company of the Year ranking, which is annually created by the weekly economic magazine Trend. Information on Orange Slovensko is available on www.orange.sk.