Netgem launches SoundBox HD in UK with year’s free Amazon Prime

TV technology outfit Netgem has launched an all-in-one smart soundbar and TV box in the UK market in partnership with Amazon. Netgem has struck a deal with Amazon to offer its SoundBox HD direct to consumers via the Amazon website along with a year’s subscription to Amazon Prime for a price of £249. Netgem has […]

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 […]

Elisa taps Netgem for Estonian Binge

Finland’s Elisa, owner of Estonian cable and mutliplay operator Starman Group, has tapped Netgem to provide the technology for the pair’s new multiscreen TV service, Binge TV. Binge TV was launched at the end of July as the first fruit of Elisa’s acquisition of Starman from its previous owner, East Capital Explorer. The service was […]

Netgem highlights role in EE TV Amazon Alexa voice launch

TV technology provider Netgem has confirmed its role in bringing Amazon Echo voice navigation to the EE TV platform in the UK. EE recently announced it was launching voice control through the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot devices, giving its TV customer the ability to ask for information about what is on TV and to […]

Ooredoo Oman taps Netgem for multiscreen TV

Middle East service provider Ooredoo Oman has tapped TV technology outfit Netgem to provide a new multiscreen TV service. The deal is Netgem’s first in the Middle East. The company has made its platform available in Arabic with support from local content providers and technical partners. The Netgem-powered multiscreen TV-as-a-service will enable Ooredoo Oman to […]

Netgem to develop smart home products for telcos

Telco TV technology provider Netgem is to widen its product offering to deliver smart home products in response to what it says is demand from some of its customers. The move comes as the French company posted a 6% decline in revenues for the full year to €74.3 million and a 15% decline in Q4 […]

Netgem launches Watch on Twitter on EE

TV technology provider Netgem has launched its Watch on Twitter service as part of its #TelcoTV cloud platform, with EE the first to offer the new functionality. The new service enables viewers to see which shows are trending on Twitter, allowing them to discover and watch the most mentioned shows in real time. Taking data […]

Netgem launches Music Avenue service

French TV technology and services provider Netgem has launched Music Avenue, a multi-room music aggregation and playout service aimed at telecoms operators. The release is part of Netgem’s strategy to move from connected TV services into connected entertainment and represents its first step towards its Netgem Connected Home ambitions. The cloud-based service incorporates multi-source discovery and […]

Netgem signs global OTT deals with Wuaki, Hopster

Netgem has agreed global deals with Wuaki and Hopster, offering the over-the-top services to telecoms operators as part of its network of channels and content. With the agreements, consumers will be able to rent or buy films and TV shows through on a pay-as-you-go basis via Netgem’s telco TV offering. The deal with kids […]

Netgem adds France 24 to international content line-up

French TV technology and services provider Netgem has added international news service, France 24, to its channel line-up. The English, French and Arabic versions of the news channel are now available to customers of the Netgem-enabled EE TV service in the UK and Videofutur in France, and are due to be added live and on-demand in Australia by the end […]

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