Motorola, Inc. and Deutsche Telekom announced a collaboration to deliver IPTV in Germany and Deutsche Telekom will use Motorola’s High Definition-ready IPTV set-tops for its “T-Home Entertain” services. The collaboration will enable T-Home customers to access a variety of multimedia applications in addition to standard TV offerings using a high-quality, optimized Motorola set-top which is already equipped for future services.
Within the scope of the contract, Motorola will provide T-Home with its VIP1616E set-top - known to T-Home customers as Media Receiver 300 Typ A. With the device, subscribers to T-Home’s Entertain service will be able to view premium sporting content in full HD. Moreover, T-Home viewers can use the device’s electronic program guide to plan, record, and store what they want to watch.
Commenting on this update, Joe Cozzolino, corporate vice president and general manager, Motorola Home & Networks Mobility EMEA said “Consumers continuously demand more choice, convenience and control over how they watch video content. Motorola’s IPTV set-tops enable operators such as Deutsche Telekom to capitalize on consumer demands and efficiently deliver compelling, rich media services to their customers – on their schedule. As a global leader in digital entertainment and video delivery, looking forward to working with Deutsche Telekom to provide innovative TV services that consumers in Germany want while further extending leadership in IPTV.”
The HD-ready Motorola VIP1616E set-top with digital video recording also supports standard definition high-quality digital video. Its two-way IP capability allows it to be used in multiple applications, including broadcast television, time-shifted television, multicast and video on demand. The VIP1616E is fully compliant with Microsoft Mediaroom.
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