Mobile virtual network aggregator x-Mobility has signed a deal with UK TV streaming platform TVPlayer to add TV to its offering of voice, text and data services for brands that wish to become mobile providers.
The agreement means that current or future MVNOs will be able to offer their customers live, catch-up or on demand TV from leading channels.
TVPlayer’s 100 plus channels are now available for any brand to offer to its customers via x-Mobility’s aggregator services.
TVPlayer enables viewers to watch leading free-to-air UK TV channels including BBC One, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Dave. It is available on desktop and a free downloadable app on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, Amazon Fire, XBox, Roku, Windows 10 and Apple TV.
“We are seeing increasing demand for the bundling of TV with mobile services. By partnering with x-Mobility, more consumers in the UK will be able to watch live TV across a variety of mobile devices,” said Frank Bowe, chief commercial officer of TVPlayer.
First and foremost x-Mobility is a mobile enabler for brands. We don’t just stop at traditional voice, text and data services. TV streaming was always the obvious next step, and now it is in the mix, we can help brands make their bespoke communications services more compelling than ever,” said Shanks Kulam, co-founder and CMO of x-Mobility.