The purchase of DVB + OTT hybrid STBs will enable Turksat to provide stable DVB services and interactive OTT services to its end users.
Chinese firm, ZTE Corporation, which is a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions, has secured a contract to provide a digital hybrid set-top-box (STB) solution for Turksat, Turkeys direct-to-home (DTH) and cable operator.
Turksat, which claims to have more than 1.5 million TV subscribers in Turkey alone, provides its customers across Asia and Europe with a full series of services including voice, internet, TV and radio among others. Turksat is purchasing DVB + OTT hybrid STBs for the first time in order to provide stable DVB services and interactive OTT services to its end users.
ZTEs stable STBs will help Turksat develop the regions digital TV industry and provide a clearer and more reliable video experience.
Turksat believes that the large-scale commercial use of ZTE STBs in Turkey will help accelerate the development of digital terrestrial TV.