Kabel Deutschland counts on Kaltura for TV everywhere app

DetailsMichelle Clancy | 10 February 2015

Kabel Deutschland has chosen Kaltura's (over-the-top) OTT TV platform for TV App, its first multiscreen OTT product.

TV App is a free TV everywhere service from Germany's largest cable network operator that allows consumers who subscribe to both KDG's TV and Internet services to watch TV on their tablets and smartphones. The TV App provides access to more than 50 unencrypted digital free-to-air TV channels carried on the cable network, including Das Erste, ZDF, ProSieben, Sat.1, Tele 5, DMAX and Disney Channel. Features include live TV, fast channel change and favourite channels. The iOS version is available now with Android to follow.

Kaltura OTT TV provides an end-to-end pay TV solution, with monetisation tools, household and device management, advanced social interactivity and discovery tools, and personalisation features.

"We are truly honoured to have been selected by Kabel Deutschland to power their new OTT TV solution," said Ron Yekutiel, Kaltura co-founder, chairman and CEO. "Kaltura OTT TV, now integrated with the Tvinci technology, is the most advanced solution in the marketplace. We are excited to partner with Kabel Deutschland, and to jointly push TV innovation to new levels around the globe."