The contract will see DOTSCREEN continue to support the Freenet HbbTV portal in Germany which it originally designed and developed in 2016. The pair have renewed their contract for a further two years.
The Freenet portal by Media Broadcast provides access to HbbTV from major providers such as ARD, Kabel Eins, MDR, ZDR, SAT1, RTL, VOX, Pro7, Kabel 1, NDR, SWR. It also provides other interactive features such as text and video-based news and articles, and weather forecasts.
DOTSCREEN co-founder Stanislas Leridon, said: “We are proud that Media Broadcast has renewed their trust in us for our agile approach to project management and leading HbbTV expertise. HbbTV-based solutions are proving their value add for operators in more and more markets, and the Freenet feature set now shows how far we can go with HbbTV in offering the services viewers care about.”