April 9th, 2012 – the leading provider of technology solutions for mobile and multi-screen TV, announced today that velcom, one of the largest telecom operators in the Republic of Belarus, has chosen SPB TV for arranging the high-class mobile TV service velcom 3G TV. The service, powered by SPB TV Media Platform and enhanced with the most up-to-date SPB TV client solution, provides velcom subscribers with the ability to watch TV channels on their multiplatform mobile devices.
To ensure rapid and cost-effective deployment of the velcom 3G TV service, SPB TV has provided velcom with a hosted turn-key solution incorporating advanced server infrastructure, access and authentication controls, and white-label client-side software optimized for multiplatform devices. SPB TV Media Platform enables velcom to deliver chosen media content to all smartphones and tablets of its subscribers, and provides smooth uninterrupted video playback in the changing network capacity due to supported adaptive streaming technologies.
SPB TV mobile application was specifically designed according to velcom corporate identity and provides the same rich watching experience on such major mobile operating systems, as Android, bada, iOS, Symbian and Windows Phone. velcom 3G TV branded solution features fast channel preview, picture-in-picture mode, EPG, and “transparent” on-screen controls that allow subscribers easily adjust settings while watching TV.
Velcom is a leading Belarusian provider of voice communication services and high-speed Mobile Internet. Implementing of innovative technologies, considerably improving user experience of their subscribers, is a strongly marked focus of the velcom’s activity. Being the first operator in Belarus to offer the third generation HSPA+ technology throughout 3G coverage area, velcom highlights leveraging its network with consistent mobile services, including one of the most popular ones – mobile TV. For more information, please visit www.velcom.by.
SPB TV (SPB TV trademark) is one of the world’s leading providers of end-to-end mobile and IP TV solutions video content delivery to multi-screen devices. SPB TV solutions are integrated by the largest mobile operators, including StarHub, MTS, MegaFon, BSNL; and have been recognized through a variety of awards, including CSI Award, Google Developer Challenge , BlackBerry Super Apps Challenge and more. The SPB TV client is available on all main devices and operating systems, such as iOS, Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile, Windows Phone 7, Blackberry, Maemo, bada, WebOS, Windows PC and Mac OS X. For more information, please visit http://www.spbtvsolutions.com.