Ooredoo chooses Netgem for TV service in Oman

Ooredoo Oman ropes in the cloud-based technology of Netgem for the empowerment of its television service in Oman. Customers of Ooredoo Oman, will be served with English and Arabic linear TV channels.

Video-on-demand (VOD) services will as well be available. Users will be able to enjoy acess across both fixed and mobile operations, with a connected user interface.

Johan Buse, chief commercial officer at Ooredoo, commented: “We are very excited to unveil Ooredoo TV, which is powered by Netgem, and give consumers in Oman a simple and seamless way to stream their favourite content direct to their mobile phones. This is a step change in the way people access TV content and we are happy to be at the forefront of a new digital experience”.

Sylvain Thevenot, managing director Netgem TelcoTV Services, is optimistic: “We are very proud to support the launch of Ooredoo Oman TV with our feature-rich TV product offering a great range of international and local content”.

He also said that: “This is the first deployment of our TV-as-a-Service solution in the Middle East, and reinforces that our cloud-based technology is the platform of choice to rapidly launch powerful entertainment services”.

“With our award-winning user interface now adapted to support mixed Arabic and European content, we are looking forward to further deployments in the region”, he added.