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Cypriot Operator PrimeTel Chooses SmartLabs

Aug. 08, 2012
August 08, 2012, Limassol. SmartLabs announces a contract with a Cypriot operator PrimeTel to supply a cutting-edge solution including a service delivery platform for digital TV SmartTUBE SDP, monitoring system SmartSPY, and development of Hybrid STBs.

Currently, PrimeTel PLC offers traditional IPTV services and is now planning to promote DVB-T broadcasting with interactive services delivered over the Internet (OTT). Under this project, SmartLabs will deploy its SmartTUBE SDP Service Delivery Platform, SmartSPY monitoring solution, integrate them with the security and content encoding systems, and design SML-303 Hybrid STBs to support DVB-T/IP.

With the SmartLabs solutions, PrimeTel PLC plans to significantly strengthen its position in the Cyprus pay TV market. The operator has selected SmartLabs as it meets the operator's needs to implement the hybrid TV project, offering a vast expertise in creation, support and development of complex interactive TV projects in Europe.

About the companies

PrimeTel PLC is the largest private telecommunication company in Cyprus that offers and develops Voice, Data and Video services. The company owns and operates a truly regional network, spanning across Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Russia and the United Kingdom, providing city-to-city connectivity, data communications, fiber optic fixed network infrastructure and IP-based services between key European and Middle East markets. PrimeTel is one of the few telecommunications operators in the region that can provide a full spectrum of connectivity and services.
As the first MVNO operator in Cyprus, PrimeTel has recently launched Mobile telephony services, becoming the first telecommunications company in Cyprus able to offer Quad–Play services (Fixed Telephony- Internet-TV- Mobile Telephony). For more information please visit www.primetel.com.cy.

SmartLabs is the leading provider of multi-screen, multi-network solutions for the video streaming sector. SmartLabs’ solutions deliver content services to over 7 million subscribers around the globe on multiple devices from set-top boxes to mobile phones. Smartlabs' client base includes telcos (fixed and mobile), ISP's, cable operators, content and app service providers. SmartLabs partners with 25 IPTV market leaders including Widevine, Apple, Microsoft, Google, Samsung and LG.  Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Smartlabs has offices in USA, Canada,  UK, Cyprus and Russia and has been established for over 15 years, creating innovative solutions for the interactive TV market.