Published: 10.09 UTC, March 14, 2011

Netherlands*-based CYMTV has signed a memorandum of understanding with Vietnam’s Hanelcom to jointly build a new IPTV service for Vietnam.

The new service will be called HanelTV and will become available for TV using the new Hanel set-top box, as well as on PC, smartphone and tablet.

The main technology used will be CYMTV’s private cloud streaming product, which ensures high-*?quality video content to be securely streamed over the open internet.

HanelTV will offer live channels in SD and HD quality, as well as on-demand video, news and information services, games, karaoke, anbd a community portal. The service will even offer 3D content.

In addition, HanelTV will also become available for Vietnamese living outside of Vietnam.

CYMTV and Hanelcom will also coopeate on the future DVB T-2 platform set to be launched in the country in 2012.