Invitel rolls out IPTV services using BeeSmart technology

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

LJUBLJANA / BUDAPEST — Recently Invitel, a Hungarian service provider, launched IPTV service using BeeSmart technology from Smart Com.

Invitel, the second largest fixed-line operator in Hungary, expanded its offering from voice and data to complete multiplay services. Recent service launched on the market is IPTV. This is a modern, feature rich service with many advantages for the end user like electronic programme guide, video on demand, TV recording, TV time shifting and much more.

After a detailed evaluation, Invitel decided to run its IPTV services using BeeSmart technology from Smart Com. BeeSmart middleware, a core component of Smart Com`s complete end to end solution, enables value added TV services that Invitel requires today to meet customers` needs. “After first months of a very successful commercial operation of our InviTV, we are happy to have chosen BeeSmart for our IP TV platform. BeeSmart`s flexibility and its extensive feature set helped us a lot to be able to offer a real differentiated TV service on the Hungarian market. The flexible BeeSmart IP TV platform, together with its vendor Smart Com as our IP TV partner, gives us a very good feeling to achieve the expected TV market share in our service areas,” said Áron Javorniczky, Head of TV Services at Invitel.

Smart Com is determined to further develop and deliver cutting edge IPTV solutions, thus helping its customers to strength their position on the market. “Our preferred way of working is developing strong relationships with local partners and we are proud to succeed this way also with Invitel,” said Filip Remškar, CEO of Smart Com.