UKRAINE'S VOLIA TAPS ADB FOR OTT AND HYBRID OTT/CABLE PRODUCTS
•ADB chosen to deliver OTT and hybrid OTT/cable set-top boxes along with software integration services•ADB products will support Volia's future requirements for on-demand and cloud-based applications/services•First customer engagement in Ukraine
3rd June 2014 - Geneva, Switzerland:ADB today announced that it has been selected by Volia, Ukraine's largest pay-TV provider with nearly two million subscribers, to deliver OTT and hybrid OTT/cable set-top boxes, software, and software integration services. The project will set the foundation for Volia's further expansion into new on-demand and cloud-based services.
The deal represents ADB's first customer engagement in Ukraine. Volia will be using two new ADB set-top box models: the ADB-1720CW for hybrid cable and IP/OTT and the ADB-1720W for IP/OTT HD environments.
ADB is also managing the software integration withVolia's existing third-party applications. The project is already underway with completion slated for later this year.
"Providing a broader set of high quality services to deliver entertainment for our customers, wherever they are and no matter what device they use, is the key driver of our business. We believe that ADB's products and software integration services are helping us to achieve this goal. We have been impressed by ADB's professionalism and its ability to deliver cost-effective products and software integration services for a hybrid, multi-screen world," said Gyorgy Zsembery, CEO at Volia.
"Volia is a progressive pay-TV operator that understands the importance of working with an experienced vendor to future-proof its hardware and software investments. We are committed to helping Volia lay the groundwork for its next raft of market-leading OTT and cloud-based applications and services that will be truly valued by subscribers," said Peter Balchin, CEO at ADB.
Volia delivers advanced TV and internet services with a footprint spanning 34 cities in Ukraine.
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ADB (www.adbglobal.com) provides and integrates software, system and service solutions to service providers delivering connected services for connected lives. With our unique combination of broadcast and broadband expertise we are driving convergence towards a multi-service approach that covers networking, video, hybrid, managed platforms and associated devices.
Our customers are some of the world's leading cable, satellite, IPTV and broadband operators including A1 Telekom Austria, Canal Digital, NC+, Swisscom, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telenet, and Vodafone.
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VOLIA is a Ukrainian nationwide telecommunication provider that provides telecommunication services including analogue, digital, HD and interactive TV "VOLIA SmartHD", high speed internet access, as well as cloud-based solutions and services from the Ukraine's largest data centre.
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