Ocilion wins two more network operator deals in Germany

German network operators K-net, based in Kaiserslautern, and Leonet in Bavaria have turned to technology and content provider Ocilion to use the latter’s IPTV cloud platform.

Ocilion provides the operators with a turnkey IPTV platform consisting of software, services, content packages, integrated video library, 4K set top boxes and apps for the first and second screen.

As members of the BREKO purchasing community – the collective purchasing group set up under the aegis of BREKO, the association of alternative fixed network providers in Germany – K-net and Leonet benefit from special terms that are valid until December 31, according to Ocilion.

The latest agreement follow that with Deutsche GigaNetz, which launched IPTV offering MyTV in October.

The technology company Leonet (formerly CCNST/amplus) has rolled out a broadband network in Bavaria over the last 12 years covering 3,500km, with over 25,000 residential and business customers.

K-net has been offering telecommunication solutions in Kaiserslautern since 1998, sells, under the brand empera, services mainly based on FTTH for private households as well as business customers .

Jürgen Magull, Managing Director of BREKO EG, said: “We have agreed very attractive conditions for our members with our proven listing partner ocilion. I am therefore particularly pleased that many of our members have already accepted the offer and have opted for the BREKO-certified cloud solution from ocilion in order to market a modern IPTV product under their own name. After all, IPTV is an im-portant argument for the expansion of fiber optics.”

Martin Naber, Board Member, Leonet, said: “With LEO TV based on ocilion, we are offering our Bavarian customers outside of the urban conurbations a modern and diverse IP TV product at a fair price. We are thus expanding our digital product portfolio sensibly and in the interests of our customers.”

Patrick Göttel, member of the management of K-net Telekommunikation said: “After very precise market research, we are pleased to have found a future-oriented solution and a competent partner for our empera IP-TV in ocilion. In addition to the economic factors, the decisive factors were the extensive options and products that we can offer our customers on the basis of this platform. We are therefore optimally positioned for the TV of the future.”

Hans Kühberger, managing director of ocilion, said: “Especially in Germany, more and more network operators are dealing with IPTV. This underlines the need for a modern IPTV solution in the product portfolio. This is exactly why K-net and Leonet rely on our proven and scalable cloud solution, which contains our extensive know-how from over 17 years. I am particularly pleased that our cooperation with BREKO EG – from which everyone benefits – works so well.”

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