Beenius Signs Contract For OTT Deployment With BH Telecom

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
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Deal between Beenius and BH TELECOM leads to one of the first OTT deployments in CEE

Beenius, the interactive TV service platform provider and an industry leader in Central and Eastern Europe, announces the signing of a major new agreement with the ‘tier 1′ telecom company BH Telecom, the leading provider of telecommunications services in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The contract, understood to be worth nearly EUR 3 Million, represents another milestone for the fast growing Slovenia-based company.

Beenius will supply BH Telecom with an Over-The-Top TV delivery platform and an extension of the existing IPTV&VoIP system, representing one of the first of such deployments in CEE.

“The new OTT distribution system based on Beesmart will provided new advanced TV services to our subscribers and offer the TV experience at anytime and anywhere through their smartphones, tablets, and laptop devices. Service will also be available for users of other networks in and outside BiH,” said Mr. Nedžad Rešidbegović, General Manager at BH Telecom, and added “BH Telecom will remain the leading telecom operator in Bosnia and Herzegovina thanks to the constant development of new services and their level of quality, thus responding to increasing market demands and customers’ needs more than expected.”

Beenius is the developer of Beesmart, interactive TV middleware for modern TV service operators who wish to deliver the most exciting social TV experience to subscribers. Beesmart empowers the uniqueness of every operator by providing a TV platform along with the tools for extensive upgrades and prompt customizations in a cost-effective manner. Beesmart is recognized as an open, flexible, and feature-rich interactive TV service platform.

The agreement with BH Telecom offers Over-The-Top support for: STB, PC (Windows, Mac), and mobile devices (iOS and Android). Beesmart also supports the HLS protocol with variable bit rate for Over-The-Top video distribution.

Beenius has a proven track record of successful customers and partners, and is committed to continuously delivering the means for their sustainable growth. Beenius and BH Telecom have been working together since 2009. Hitherto, Beenius has catered to over 100,000 IPTV users through the incumbent Bosnian telco.

“We are very pleased to have this opportunity with our valued client BH Telecom and by the fact that we are contributing to improving the future of interactive visual communications available in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” said Mr. Matjaž Bevk CEO at Beenius. “We are committed to providing technology and knowledge to future-oriented TV operators, such as BH Telecom, to offer the most advanced TV services to their subscribers.”