Alpha Networks

Bouygues Telecom selects Alpha Networks for improved EPG

Hybrid TV back-end and smart video platform provider Alpha Networks has announced that French Bouygues Telecom has launched its start-over service on Bbox. The service, which allows users to restart a live programme from the beginning, is currently available on 55 channels. It utilises Accurate EPG, a module in Alpha Networks’ tucanoRED back-end which analyses […]

Alpha Networks acquires Hubee

Hybrid TV back-end technology provider Alpha Networks has acquired 100% of the shares of Paris-based Hubee a software company specialising in smart video platforms and user experience solutions. Alpha Networks said the acquisition would expand its Tucano back-end capabilities, enabling it to better serve its customers. Hubee’s front-ends will be integrated with Alpha Networks’ Tucano back-end, […]

Kwesé taps Alpha Networks for OTT TV launches

Econet Media-owned African free and pay TV provider Kwesé has tapped Alpha Networks for the delivery of its new OTT TV services, Kwesé Play and Kwesé TV. According to Alpha Networks, which is supplying its Tucano back-end platform for the new services, Kwesé Play is the first Roku video service launched by any operator in […]

Alpha Networks hires former Netgem CEO Fryson

Technology company Alpha Networks has named former Netgem CEO Patrice Fryson as EVP of business development. Alpha Networks, which provides back-end platforms for network and mobile operators and media companies delivering hybrid and OTT pay TV services, has hired Fryson, who has served as CEO of Lea and VP of sales at Wyplay as well […]

Thema launches African channels OTT service outside France

Channel distributor Thema and Alpha Networks have teamed up to launch a new OTT service focusing on bringing French-language content from Africa to a pan-European audience. The service, Le Bouquet Africain La Box TV, will bring French language TV channels from countries including Senegal, Ivory Coast and Cameroon to African expatriate populations in countries including […]