UK’s Sure chooses Netgem for hybrid TV service

UK-based service provider Sure has chosen Netgem to launch a new hybrid IPTV service for its customers in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

The new service is powered by Netgem’s N8200 hybrid PVR integrating its nCloud middleware. Sure is using its broadband network to deliver OTT and live and non-linear content to a hybrid set-top, enabling it to add premium TV services and offer bundled triple and quad-play packages.

Mike Phillips, head of product development at Sure, said: “Thanks to Netgem’s innovative solutions, our customers have been introduced to a comprehensive TV experience which integrates three key aspects: in region DTT; the power of the Internet to deliver apps and infill the missing regional DTT channels via IP; and a community element, by enabling the delivery of a wide range of digital content from news, weather, travel and local radio services coupled with a local video on Demand platform containing a wide range of local and locally produced content.”

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