Volia teams up with Entone

April 21, 2014 23.09 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

volia-grafitiThe leading Ukrainian cable operator Volia has selected Entone’s Aria Interactive DTA to support its Smart HD service expansion.

Smart HD was initially launched in Kiev and Kharkov but is now available throughout Ukraine across Volia’s own network, as well as any other internet network.

Gyorgy Zsembery, CEO of Volia, commented: “In keeping with our promise to our customers, we are excited to continue expanding our service portfolio to include rich and interactive Hybrid TV services.

“With Entone’s ready-to-deploy Aria iDTA, we can quickly and cost-effectively deliver compelling hybrid services today while also laying a foundation to support cloud and interactive applications in the future.”

Steve McKay, CEO of Entone, added: “in today’s competitive pay-TV arena, service operators are seeking a cost-effective approach that will enable them to deliver a unique entertainment experience that can help drive revenue.

“We are pleased to be supporting Volia as they continue to launch new IP services to their growing subscriber base.”