Hibox Enters Middle East IPTV Market with Nuetel Communications

12th December 2010

Hibox has won its first customer in the Middle East. Nuetel Communications, a national triple play telecommunications operator in Bahrain, has chosen the Hibox IPTV middleware solution to expand its IPTV offering with new services such as VOD, EPG and Network PVR. Nuetel will utilise Hibox’s flexible three-screen technology, which means that subscribers will have easy access to content and functionality not only from their set-top-boxes but also from their personal computers and mobile phones.

The partnering companies have also announced that Nuetel will be become a partner for Hibox in the Middle East. Nuetel will market and sell Hibox’s IPTV products both to other triple play companies as well as to hospitality
companies in the region.

“We chose the Hibox IPTV solution because of its flexibility, robustness and feature richness. It is very important for us to have a solution that can be customised to meet our own and our customers’ demands,” says Saeed Al Majed, CEO of Nuetel Communications. “Nuetel will market and deploy Hibox’s IPTV products to other companies as well as to hospitality facilities in the region.”

“We are very pleased that Nuetel Communications has chosen Hibox and we are confident this partnership will successfully meet Nuetel’s goal of satisfying and increasing its IPTV subscribers in Bahrain,” says Staffan Granholm, CEO of Hibox. “Nuetel has a very clear vision of what they want to accomplish and we are looking forward to working with them to provide the best IPTV services in the region.”

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