MTN Côte d’Ivoire signed with SUMMVIEW to broadcast live TV channels and VOD on mobile
MTN continues its actions to offer its customers a new digital world and contributes to the emergence of a digital Ivory Coast
BARCELONA, Mobile World Congress, March 2, 2015 – MTN Côte d’Ivoire announces a strategic partnership with SUMMVIEW (http://www.summview.com) which enables the launch of a new service called “MTN TV” accessible on mobile. Thanks to this service, MTN Côte d’Ivoire offers its users the ability to access from their smartphones and tablets, to a set of live TV channels as well as on-demand content. Users can download the application MTN TV on MTN CI website (www.mtn.ci) or on Google Play Store. Users have the option to subscribe for a day, a week or a month.
The availability of video on smartphones and tablets relies on the platform developed by SUMMVIEW. With a few clicks, users access from the terminal, a catalog of live channels and on demand videos.
“With MTN TV, MTN Côte d’Ivoire expands its range of services and mobile applications and provides its subscribers an innovative offering of quality content, information as well as entertainment on mobile. The “one stop shop” offer of SUMMVIEW allowed mastering the costs and securing the roll-out. By deploying this new service, MTN continues its actions to offer its customers a new digital world and contributes to the emergence of a digital Ivory Coast, “said Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte, CEO of MTN Côte d’Ivoire.
Denis PAGNAC, CEO SUMMVIEW: « SUMMVIEW is pleased to provide the service “MTN TV”. The SUMMVIEW Content Delivery Solution (S-CDS), a SaaS platform proposed in white label, is designed to meet the specific needs of each client, allowing MTN CI to propose its own mobile video service benefiting from the expertise of SUMMVIEW in the field of the distribution of video content on mobile phone. »
During the Mobile World Congress, MTN TV service will be presented on the SUMMVIEW booth (Hall 8.1 – Booth D41). For this launch phase, the first five international channels accessible on MTN TV are FRANCE 24, Al Jazeera, TRACE AFRICA, BBLACK and TIJI.
About MTN Côte d’Ivoire
MTN CI est un opérateur global de télécommunications « mobile, fixe et internet » suite à la fusion par absorption des sociétés AFNET (fournisseur d’accès à internet) et AROBASE TELECOM (opérateur bénéficiant d’une convention de concession). MTN CI propose des services et produits innovants et place la satisfaction client au cœur de sa stratégie commerciale. Entreprise citoyenne engagée, MTN CI compte plus de 65 000 points de vente sur tout le territoire. Au 31 décembre 2014, le nombre d’abonnés « mobile » régulièrement identifiés était de 8 000 000.
MTN CI is a global telecommunications operator “mobile, fixed and Internet” following the merger of companies AFNET (internet service provider) and AROBASE TELECOM (operator with a concession agreement). MTN CI offers innovative services and products and places customer satisfaction at the heart of its business strategy. Social responsible corporation, MTN CI has more than 65,000 points of sale throughout the country. On 31 December 2014, the number of “mobile” subscribers regularly identified was 8,000,000.
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About SUMMVIEW :
Founded in 2012, SUMMVIEW (http://www.summview.com) is a company specializing in the development of applications and multimedia services (audio / video in particular) for smartphones, tablets, connected TVs, IPTV and OTT.
In order to offer its customers (TV and Radio channels, movie studios, Mobile Telephony Operators, etc.) a white label solution, SUMMVIEW has set up an end-to-end infrastructure (Headend, encoding, storage , streaming, display) for an optimized distribution of live or on demand content, in multi-vendor environments (iOS, Android, Windows). SUMMVIEW makes video distribution simpler, faster and affordable.
Registered in France, SUMMVIEW offers services around the world, with a special focus on Africa. VIACOM, TRACE, France Digital World, EbonyLife TV, Moov (Etisalat) are among its customers.
To know more about SUMMVIEW, visit: www.summview.com