Entone and ZTE collaborate to boost hybrid TV

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Market Leaders Accelerate IPTV and OTT Deployments

CUPERTINO, California — Entone, Inc., a global leader of Cloud TV and Connected Home solutions, and ZTE Corporation, a major global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, announced today the integration of Entone’s hybrid devices with ZTE’s IPTV platform to enable service operators to quickly launch IPTV and OTT services.

Entone’s connected home products have powered the deployment of IPTV and Hybrid TV services to hundreds of global operators. The combined ZTE and Entone platform will enable operators to offer the next generation of advanced hybrid IPTV services that combine live TV, cloud-based (OTT) services, video-on-demand (VOD), whole-home DVR, and multi-screen applications.

“The key to deploying a successful hybrid IPTV and OTT service depends on a well-designed solution that is open, future-proof and cost efficient,” said ZH Yao, President of ZTE USA. “Being a market leader in Hybrid TV and connected home solutions, Entone is the partner of choice when it comes to developing hybrid video services for our customers. We look forward to working with Entone to expand our market reach.”

ZTE’s IPTV platform has the largest market share in global IPTV market with nearly 50 worldwide deployments and a user base of over 20 million subscribers. Entone has integrated its series of MoCA-enabled devices with ZTE’s IPTV middleware platform. ZTE’s award-winning middleware and Entone’s market-leading connected home solutions create a formidable combination for the most progressive of global operators.

“We are pleased to team with ZTE and to help them diversify their solution with our hybrid TV devices,” said Steve McKay, CEO of Entone. “We look forward to working together to make our customers successful.”

Stop by the ZTE booth at the Broadband Vision show in Las Vegas (October 1 – 3) to see the integrated Entone-ZTE solution.