Zenterio is to deliver its operating system to Deutsche Telekom for deployment in its Southern and Eastern European markets.
Having already been rolled out by Telekom Romania, Slovak Telekom and Magyar Telekom, which were the first within Telekom’s seven TV markets to standardise their TV platforms, Zenterio OS will now be introduced in Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Greece.
Commenting on the development, Robin Rutili, chief business development officer at Zenterio, said: “We are extremely excited to continue the roll out of Zenterio OS throughout Deutsche Telekom’s European footprint. This shows the great strengths of the Zenterio platform to drive deployment of interactive TV services at major TV providers like Deutsche Telekom”.
Thomas Staneker, head of TV technical services center, Deutsche Telekom, added: “We are glad to confirm the extension of our collaboration with Zenterio. The implementation of Zenterio OS as a key component for our TV services gives us many technical and commercial benefits. In addition to providing the next generation of interactive TV services, we can realize benefits of improved cost efficiency for TV distribution within the DT Group and have the possibility to leverage best practices and short time to market across countries that will be directly beneficial for our customers”.
Zenterio’s solution will form the foundation for interactive TV services at Deutsche Telekom.