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Andorra Telecom taps Viaccess-Orca for next-generation TV

Andorra Telecom has tapped technology outfit Viaccess-Orca (VO) to use its TV Platform and DRM products for the expansion of its IPTV service and to launch a new, next-generation TV offering.

VO said it would help Andorra Telecom to securely deliver live and VOD content including advanced services such as live VOD, catch-up TV, start-over TV, and NPVR to subscribers in multiple places.

VO’s TV platform will provide content personalization enable Andorra Telecom to manage subscribers and content delivery to all countries from a single platform.

VO will also provide Andorra Telecom with DRM, system integration and professional services.

“Video consumption is changing, and our goal is to keep our consumers engaged with best-of-breed services. At the same time, we will also expand our IPTV capabilities outside of the Andorran territory and reach potential customers connected to FTTH networks belonging to our partners,” said Alberto Sáenz de Ugarte, CTIO at Andorra Telecom. “We have used Viaccess-Orca’s TV Platform for several years to manage our IPTV services and were impressed by the way it simplifies orchestration and monetization. Upgrading the TV Platform and adding VO DRM to the mix will streamline the launch of our new services and extension to foreign territories.”

Paul Molinier, CEO, Viaccess-Orca, said: “After supporting Andorra Telecom’s IPTV service for several years, we are excited to take part in this service expansion project. Our TV Platform and DRM solutions provide a strong foundation for Andorra Telecom’s future offerings, enabling the operator to manage the whole spectrum of TV services in a unified and streamlined way. Used by millions of consumers around the world, Connected Sentinel will provide high availability and performance while helping Andorra Telecom to meet the growing demand for multiscreen services.”