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DNS:NET taps Metrological for TV app store

DNSNETGerman IPTV provider DNS:NET has selected TV app specialist Metrological to launch and manage a new app store as part of its TV platform. 

The DNS:NET-branded store will include German HbbTV apps from third parties and is due to start rolling out this summer.

The DNS:NET app store and HbbTV apps will be available on set-top boxes, smart TVs, mobile devices and tablets with the launch of DNS:NET’s interactive video experience, according to the company.

“Our customers want access to content that reflects their own unique interests and preferences, no matter the type of content or access point,” said Alexander Lucke, CEO of DNS:NET.

“It is important that our video experience is different, offering a ‘wow’ factor for potential TV customers. With the Metrological Application Platform we can incorporate all forms of content, including third party HbbTV apps, no matter what device the consumer chooses to use.”