EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MobiTV, an industry innovator of IP video delivery solutions, and National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) announce a new agreement between the two companies that could help more than 800 NCTC member pay-TV providers stay competitive through a new and forward-thinking approach to transitioning their offerings to IP/application-based solutions. With eight new agreements already signed with pay-TV operators across the United States, including DirectLink, Citizens Fiber, USA Communication, Hickory Telephone, and more, MobiTV’s proven software solution offers operators an innovative option for managed services and network offers.
“NCTC is an important and respected group in our industry. Our inclusion in their suite of video distribution offerings couldn’t make us prouder of our commitment to innovation and the future of pay TV offerings for hundreds of independent video and broadband providers,” said Charlie Nooney, CEO and President of MobiTV. “Now celebrating ten years as CEO of MobiTV and 17 years of innovation excellence, we remain at the forefront of this rapidly evolving technological revolution in video. Certainly not the last of our firsts, we are proud to be the first to market with a software solution that will continue to meet the needs of cable and broadband operators to transition their offerings and no longer be limited by the old decoder. box ecosystem.
This partnership strengthens the viability and longevity of MobiTV’s flagship offering, the MOBITV CONNECT™ platform. The solution has been tested, proven and commercially deployed by national operators such as C Spire in their respective evolutions towards the provision of video services over IP.
“MobiTV can directly address many of our member operators’ needs to stay competitive through an improved customer experience,” said Rich Fickle, President and CEO of NCTC. “Our members may not have the resources to build solutions from scratch, but they know that transitioning to an IP-based infrastructure is very beneficial. Live, on-demand and local content delivered through robust, user-friendly apps is the future of television, and MobiTV’s end-to-end solution will help them get there. We looked at proposals from 20 different companies and found MobiTV to be more advanced and nimble than most other choices. Our members typically respond to consumer needs faster than the largest companies in our industry. It’s clear that application-based delivery leveraging IP technology is where the video business model is heading. »
Using MobiTV’s technology, operators can transition their network’s video delivery system to a scalable IP-based approach that includes on-demand TV, live TV, catch-up TV, network DVR and recommendations. Customers will enjoy a sleek and modern user experience enabled on popular streaming devices that customers already own, including retail devices such as Roku, Apple TV, connected TV devices, PCs, tablets and mobile phones. MobiTV’s SaaS-based model enables real-time enablement of new technologies such as 4K/HEVC, Cloud DVR, replay TV and robust voice control, without the high cost of replacing existing set-top boxes in the home, essentially creating a future solution. experience for operators and viewers.
About National Cable Television Cooperation (NCTC)
NCTC is a Kansas nonprofit corporation that operates as a programming and equipment purchasing organization for its member companies that own and operate cable systems throughout the United States and its territories. NCTC seeks to maximize current and future opportunities to ensure the profitability, competitive stature and long-term sustainability of its member companies. For more information, visit www.nctconline.org.
About Mobi TV
MobiTV is a video streaming solutions expert committed to enhancing the live and on-demand entertainment experience across all devices and platforms. Our content delivery platform unlocks content from the traditional set-top box (STB) experience for pay-TV providers. We provide Pay-TV providers with customizable, cloud-based, end-to-end video streaming solutions, enabling them to deliver high-quality video across multiple devices, cost-effectively, with a cutting-edge user experience at all times. ‘spirit. With 17 years of industry experience, MobiTV’s rugged technology enables operations with 99.999% uptime, while ensuring optimized video quality on all screens. Our connected media solutions are designed for IPTV operators, as well as mobile and over-the-top TV customers (including T-Mobile, US Cellular and Reliance). For more information, visit http://www.mobitv.com/.