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Beeline Kazakhstan taps Kaltura for new TV offering

Veon/Beeline Kazakhstan has tapped technology provider Kaltura’s cloud TV platform to deliver its newly-launched TV service, TV Internet Doma.

Beeline Kazakhstan is using the Kaltura TV platform technology to replace a legacy pay TV service and to reach more devices and customers, according to Kaltura.

Beeline Kazakhstan customers can now access premium live channels and a video-on-demand catalogue on their set-top box, as well as on connected TVs through a single user experience. The system also includes a search and recommendation engine and provides end-users with a range of options including subscription-based or transaction-based packages.

The new cloud TV service based on Kaltura for Veon is a multi-country TV service that offers a personalsed viewing experience and content discovery across multiple content types, according to Kaltura.

Beeline Kazakhstan, the country’s largest independent mobile operator and counts more than half of the nation’s population as its customers, can offer consumers multiple payment and pay-per-view options, including in-app purchases and micro-subscriptions.

“We are extremely excited to support the launch of TV Internet Doma Service for Beeline Kazakhstan. This cutting-edge Cloud TV service is the second opco via our global partnership with Veon Group, and we look forward to many more. Beeline Kazakhstan TV Internet Doma Service is among the world’s most advanced TV services. We are proud to enable our telco and media customers to provide tailored TV experiences to every end-user,” said Shay David, co-founder, president and general manager, media and telecom at Kaltura.

“TV Internet Doma Service is an excellent new way for us to provide our end-users with added value by delivering a new-age TV experience to every user. Working with Kaltura, we enjoy the benefits of their unique expertise from working with Tier-1 operators on Cloud TV transformation projects, helping telcos to modernize their legacy pay TV services quickly and launch new compelling TV experiences for consumers, while reducing time to market and cost,” said Sergey Leshchenko, director of the media department at Beeline Kazakhstan.