The Gulf States in the UAE are implementing the latest technology without having to deal with antiquated systems. The wealth in this part of the Middle East gives it the means to invest in the best infrastructure available in the world today. Baharain’s advanced fiber optic backbone infrastructure will allow it to provide premium video content to its more than 10 million customers using Oregan’s video delivery platform.
Oregan Networks is one of Great Britain’s leading IPTV (News - Alert) service providers for telecom’s and businesses around the world. The company’s BlackBox Set Top Box will give Batelco the ability to offer a full range of options of video content, including:
- Catch-Up TV
- IPG – Interactive Programming Guide
- Search based on Keywords
- Personal video recording and time shifting
- Full HD on-demand and linear video streaming
These and other tools will give the telecom an integrated system for end-to-end video delivery and an efficient platform for subscriber management systems. The platform will give it the option of delivering multiscreen delivery so users can view content on their TVs, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices with broadband connections. This will give users many options when it comes to viewing the programming of their choice with anytime viewing using PVR and EPG time shifting.
“The Batelco IPTV deployment is an ambitious initiative that drives the evolution of the telecoms business in Bahrain and catalyses faster broadband adoption – by giving subscribers a simple reason to sign up. Oregan are proud to be the technology of choice that defines the IPTV user experience and, as such, is part of Batelco’s diversification and customer acquisition efforts,” said, Oregan’s VP Market Strategy Milya Timergaleyeva.
Oregan provides support for telecoms and hardware manufactures for some of the most recognized brands in the world including Sony, Phillips, Sharp (News - Alert), NTT, Telefonica and Dixons. The company’s headquarters and primary R&D center is located in London with branches in Korea, Taiwan and Argentina.
The Batelco Group provides services and operates in seven markets in the Middle East, North Africa and India.
Edited by Brooke Neuman