LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deutsche Telekom Business Development and Innovation unit (BDI) and VUBIQUITY, the leading premium content services provider, today announced the start of their partnership to enable a comprehensive solution for operators and service providers looking to launch multiscreen video services.
VUBIQUITY will provide all content-related services for the well-known and established Deutsche Telekom VideoRise solution. The modular-based, end-to-end platform from one of Europe's leading telcos combines the components needed to manage and deliver a premium Over-the-Top (OTT) content service.
The VideoRise platform, packaged with VUBIQUITY's content services, will enable operators to launch multiplatform video services more quickly and easily at lower operating costs. Providers can choose which elements of the platform to use and the technology can be integrated into existing systems. The service will allow end-users to view premium movie content, popular TV series and library content on their TVs and all mobile devices.
Karim El-Khazen, Vice President of Business Development and Innovation (BDI) at Deutsche Telekom, says: "Our partnership with VUBIQUITY will provide operators with outstanding content and further enhances our service offering. Thanks to our extensive experience in serving telco operators and service providers, we at Deutsche Telekom know that an end-to-end consultative approach, modularity, speed of delivery and premium content are the keys to success. One of BDI's competencies is to bring together all required partners to get the best offering for our customers."
Adam Poulter, VUBIQUITY Executive Vice President and Managing Director for EMEA and LATAM, says: "We are delighted to be working with Deutsche Telekom and the potential for future growth this brings to both our companies. There is a growing demand for multiscreen video solutions that can be tailored for individual service providers. This partnership means that, together, Deutsche Telekom Business Development and Innovation and VUBIQUITY can offer a complete service to operators and service providers, including content and all required technology."
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies with around 151 million mobile customers, 30 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2014). The Group provides fixed network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in more than 50 countries and has approximately 228,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 62.7 billion in the 2014 financial year – more than 60 percent of it outside Germany.
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About Business Development and Innovation (BDI)
Business Development and Innovation (BDI), an integral part of Deutsche Telekom International Wholesale Business Unit, seeks and develops innovative services that enable cloud delivery models to enterprises, carriers, content service providers, and over-the-top (OTT) players. The end-to-end solutions of BDI, also developed through partnering with best-in-class technology players, span the complete digital delivery value chain. BDI's focus areas are content monetization and cloud enabling.
For more information about Deutsche Telekom's BDI offerings, please visit www.telekom.net/bdi
VUBIQUITY provides technology-based solutions that facilitate content monetization for the Entertainment and Media industries. From licensing to delivery, the company offers a full scope of managed services globally for linear and on-demand viewing that support rental, sell-through, ad-supported and subscription business models. By providing premium content and multiplatform capabilities that evolve with consumer technologies, VUBIQUITY is leading the way for the next generation of content services. VUBIQUITY is a privately held company, with primary offices in Los Angeles, CA and London, UK. Visit us at www.VUBIQUITY.com.