EMERYVILLE, CALIF.: MobiTV this week said it and “Deutsche Telekom are partnering to develop a converged media platform that will enable the delivery of content across multiple platforms including mobile phones, tablets, PCs, Internet TVs and set-top boxes. Deutsche Telekom will integrate MobiTV’s TV Everywhere solution to support the commercial release of its converged media services.
“The first phase of the technology partnership began with a trial implementation of the converged multi-screen service that integrates MobiTV’s TV Everywhere solution into Deutsche Telekom existing IPTV service ‘Entertain.’ As a key component of the convergence service ecosystem, MobiTV’ s TV Everywhere solution will enable Deutsche Telekom’s IPTV subscribers to view both live and on demand video content on authorized PCs, tablets and smartphone devices.
Deutsche Telekom to launch OTT for Christmas
Deutsche Telekom (DT), Germany’s incumbent Telco, is making final preparations for the launch of multiscreen services around its existing IPTV service called Entertain. Then next year DT plans to offer OTT as a separate service in its own right to entice new customers.