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Proximus taps Ericsson to extend TV anywhere services

Belgian operator Proximus has selected Ericsson to expand its multiscreen cloud DVR service.

Proximus has deployed Ericsson’s multiscreen headend to enable the delivery of enhanced services to its customers, offering a consistent experiences on all screens.

Customers can watch content on one screen and then continue it on a different screen, record content on a smartphone to view later on a tablet, swipe content from a mobile device to watch on the TV, and use a mobile device as a virtual remote control.

“At Proximus we are dedicated to giving our viewers the best possible service and guaranteeing their enjoyment through the delivery of outstanding content experiences,” said Jean-Marc Capitaine, director of consumer product and solutions at Proximus.

“Flexibility is a must-have for today’s TV consumers as they look to watch their favourite programs both inside and outside the home, on a variety of devices. Ericsson’s expertise is helping us to offer exactly this level of flexibility, giving our viewers the opportunity to enjoy a service that they can mould around their connected lifestyles.”