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T-Mobile partners with Ericsson on Knippr

KnipprT-Mobile Netherlands has selected Ericsson to power its new over-the-top TV service, Knippr.

The multi-year deal will see Ericsson provide an end-to-end online video service, covering content management, digital rights management and content delivery networks.

Ericsson will deliver both live and on-demand TV content via Knippr, which launched last month and is available via a web browser, as an app for tablets and smartphones and is compatible with Chromecast and Apple.

“Today’s consumers want to have control over the services and content that they purchase and pay for,” said Knippr vice-president, Johan Trouwborst.

“Knippr offers ultimate freedom of choice. With the technology and knowledge of Ericsson, we have been able to introduce an innovative TV service that allows consumers to have access to the best ‘a la carte’ TV content possible.”