Topfun Media inks NetRange deal

November 22, 2013 10.25 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

TopfunTopfun Media, the operator of biggest online VOD service in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, has signed an agreement with Hamburg-based NetRange.

Under it, the Topfun VOD application will be launched on devices that operate on the NetRange MMH platform.

Commenting on the deal, Radek Prikryl, sales director and Topfun Media board member, said: “We see a great potential and contribution in a close cooperation with this strong, technological partner. We are very pleased that the combination of our forces has brought the first result and we are confident that Topfun Video on Demand application will be launched on other devices in cooperation with NetRange”.

Jan Wendt, CEO of NetRange, added: “Topfun is clearly the number one VoD in Czech Republic and a very important strategic partner of us.”

Topfun Media was launched in 2006. It has partnerships with nine IPTV partners and also cooperates with web portals, TV companies and film studios.

NetRange is meanwhile a leading global provider of brand-independent smart TV portal solutions and lists Sharp, IKEA, Loewe, Vestel, HD+ / SES Astra and TELE System among its clients.

It is also one of the most successful service providers in the development of smart TV applications and services worldwide.