Airties partners with Anevia to offer seamless OTT solutions

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 
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ISTANBUL — AirTies, the innovative wireless home networking vendor has today announced its partnership with Anevia, a leader in video streaming solutions and service infrastructure for live TV and Video on Demand (VOD). The partnership will see AirTies’ Air 7124 High Definition 802.11N Wireless IP set-top box support Anevia’s video server and adaptive bit rate solutions to enable operators and broadcast service providers to offer over-the-top (OTT) services.

Anevia’s video streaming and infrastructure solutions provide fixed and mobile telecom operators, cable companies and satellite service providers with a full range of carrier grade products for flexible, scalable and manageable video services that can be delivered to TVs, PCs, Internet-connected devices and mobile phones. Anevia has also developed 3Screens – a platform that manages delivery of video content to multiple devices for IPTV, Mobile, Broadcast, and many other services.

The Air 7124 is the first self install, high definition, 802.11N wireless STB featuring secure wireless network enabled by AirTies’ AirTouch technology, which makes it possible for anyone to setup a complex wireless network automatically at the touch of a button. AirTies’ distinct technology also allows IPTV or OTT service providers to offer seamless wireless video distribution at home without the user losing video quality. The Air 7124 model carries ample memory and storage capacity for the most demanding and innovative interactive TV features including adaptive bitrate support for perfect OTT video experience. Due to the cost advantage, the STB’s default 2GB NAND flash offers Pause-Live TV functionality or Progressive Download application as a standard TV experience to all the subscribers of a service provider.

ANEVIA’s associate & co-founder Damien Lucas said: “OTT services are generating significant interest as an alternative delivery model for many operators and service providers. Anevia’s expertise in video streaming and infrastructure technologies combined with AirTies in-depth knowledge and innovative IPTV solutions will enable us to expand our portfolio to embrace OTT services. We look forward to working closely with AirTies to provide our customers with a superior viewing experience.”

AirTies’ CEO Bülent Çelebi added: “AirTies is delighted to be working with Anevia. We feel that the company’s dedication to serving its customers and delivering solutions that meet their specific needs actively supports AirTies’ vision to deliver a flawless end-user experience. AirTies sees OTT as a major market opportunity for ourselves and our partners and one in which we aim to become a dominant player. The combination of Anevia’s video server and adaptive bit rate technology together with the Air 7142 offers a compelling combination capable of giving us a head start in the emerging OTT market.”