KAON STBs selected for Online.nl IPTV service

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 
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M7 Group selects KAON for new IPTV service

SEONGNAM, Korea — IBC 2014 — KAONMEDIA (KOSDAQ : KAON MEDIA) is very proud to announce that M7 Group , a Pan-European Satellite Operator based in Luxembourg, have selected KAON as partner to supply the new IPTV set-top boxes for the Online.nl platform. This partnership enabled M7 Group to rapidly launch the new IPTV services on the Kaon set-top boxes in the Netherlands earlier this year.

“We are pleased to partner with Kaon as one of the leaders in the set top box market for our new IPTV platforms. With KAON, we were successfully able to provide our customers with the ultimate IPTV experience in extremely short timescales” confirmed Ron Paans, Technical Director of M7 Group in Luxembourg. “Based on the flexible and innovative approach shown by KAON throughout the launch of our IPTV services in The Netherlands we now look forward to expand our cooperation as we aim to expand our offering of new services to our customers.”

As such, KAON will also be supplying M7 with Set-Top Boxes for the group’s next generation TV service platforms from 1Q 2015. This service will be available in both Hybrid DVB-S/IP zapper and PVR versions, featuring DVB-S/IP/OTT and multi-room capabilities running in Viaccess-Orca’s conditional access environment. Running on Zenterio middleware with M7 affiliate Stream Group’s Solocoo client and User Interface, the Next Generation Set Top boxes will ensure M7’s customers can experience a vast range of new TV and entertainment features across traditional DVB-S and new IPTV and OTT platforms and services.

The new IPTV service set-top box will be demonstrated during the upcoming IBC2014 at KAON Booth, which is located at Hall 1, Stand B16. The IBC will be held from September 12 to 16 in Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands.