Canal+ Group deploys Frog by Wyplay software on DTT STBs

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Canal+ Group deploys Frog by Wyplay software on all its Le Cube DTT Set-Top Boxes

MARSEILLE, France — Canal+ Group has updated all its digital terrestrial Set-Top Boxes with the Frog by Wyplay software, customized by the Canal+ team. The new software version has been successfully deployed and transparent to DTT subscribers who will now benefit from:

  • A new HD HTML5 user interface
  • Access to the complete range of CANAL+ / CANALSAT channels through OTT via Internet in addition to channels broadcasted over the terrestrial network
  • A single and intuitive point of access to the MyCanal web and mobile portal allowing subscribers to find all programs and use the associated services including CANAL+ and CANALSAT on-demand catch-up, TV Guide, Eurêka personalized recommendation engine, remote recording and navigation, and the ability to start-over an on-going program, etc…)

“Thanks to this co-development based on Frog, we were able to improve our subscribers’ TV experience as well as gain a greater degree of flexibility to update our set-top boxes,” said Frederic Vincent, Technical & System Information Director at Canal+. “In this on-going partnership, we are now co-developing the Satellite STB software update based on Frog for a 2015 update, as well as the development and market launch of our future next generation devices.”

“I am very pleased with the tight collaboration with the Canal+ Group that has enabled them to innovate and evolve their products in an autonomous manner.” added Jacques Bourgninaud, Wyplay CEO. “This deployment by Canal+ is a clear example of the virtues of the Frog by Wyplay model where operators can now re-gain the freedom and control over their future.”