NewonTV selects Cybermedia Television to power its Dutch OTT TV serviceWednesday, April 11th, 2018
New Dutch TV operator NewonTV selects Cybermedia Television to power cutting-edge OTT TV service
ROTTERDAM — Cybermedia Television today announced that it has been selected by NewonTV, the new Dutch Internet TV operator, to power its new cross-device TV service.
NewonTV is a brilliant new OTT platform providing all primary TV channels in the Netherlands, premium content packs, community driven linear TV info channels and a range of entertainment, information and smart home TV apps.
As an additional service, the basic free-to-air TV channels will also be made available to Dutch viewers who currently reside outside of the Netherlands, by using the NewonTV BASIC streaming service.
NewonTV will be available on Android, iPhone, iPad, set-top boxes, Roku and connected TV devices. The service is available to consumers as a subscriptions service and offers linear TV. Fuelled by strong demand and a fast growing Dutch generation that prefer consuming TV anywhere, the launch of NewonTV in close cooperation with Cybermedia Television, will be followed by adding community driven TV a wider range of community TV and this at highly competitive end-user prices.
“As a pioneer in OTT TV and CDN solutions, Cybermedia Television is a natural partner for us,” said Peter Blok, CEO at NewonTV. “The revolutionary virtual CDN technology from Cybermedia Television gives us the commercial advantages we need, in this high competitive and fast changing Dutch TV landscape.”
“With NewonTV we respond to the increasing demand for innovative TV,” says Ron van Herk, CEO of Cybermedia Television. “In a world where TV viewing anywhere and anytime needs to go hand in hand with traditional TV viewing and with the growing community requirements in TV consumption, we delivered this TV service for this high demanding customer within 4 months. The result of this close cooperation with experienced teams, is a TV service that is solid, scalable and customizable, ready to take the Dutch TV market.”
Cybermedia Television is using its virtual CDN technology to stream all the linear channels, enabling NewonTV to launch at the lowest price for TV in the Netherlands.
After the launch, NewonTV will announce the first large strategic retail partners that will accelerate new customers boarding in and after summer.