Cypriot Operator PrimeTel get a major platform upgrade from SmartLabs

September 14, 2017
SmartLabs is delighted to announce a contract with PrimeTel for the upgrade of their existing interactive TV solution to SmartLabs’ SmartTUBE5 Multiscreen Solution and the development of UHD Android STBs.
PrimeTel will introduce applications for iOS and Android mobile phones and tablets as well as updated UIs for all STBs already deployed in the network. The contract also includes the development of UHD Android STBs. The SML-5041 STB will seamlessly enhance the PrimeTel deployment by offering support for UHD content and selected applications.
PrimeTel’s customers will be able to enjoy a true multiscreen experience and share content seamlessly between applications on their mobile devices, their existing DVB-T + IP hybrid STBs and their new Android STBs.
“We are very pleased to cooperate with SmartLabs. The new platform is expected to further improve customer experience offering new functionalities and enhanced user interface”, says Primetel Chief Customer Officer Marina Papanicolaou.
“We are very happy to deepen our collaboration with PrimeTel. As the operator’s business grows, it needs to offer the latest interactive services to its subscribers. That’s why PrimeTel have chosen to deploy our multiscreen applications, updated UIs and our latest UHD STBs. We will also expand the features available on existing STBs to enable PrimeTel to exceed the most demanding audience requirements.” Mikhail Grachev, SmartLabs CEO, says.
About SmartLabs
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 has been established for over 15 years, creating innovative solutions for the interactive TV market.
About PrimeTel
PrimeTel is one of the leading providers of mobile, broadband, fixed telephony and television services in Cyprus. Founded in 2003, the company operates its own private 4G mobile Network and the largest privately owned fiber optic network in Cyprus, offering a variety of complete communication solutions to personal and business customers.