Ukraine’s largest cable operator boosts broadband penetration

Entone, Inc., a global leader of Cloud TV and Connected Home solutions, announced today that Volia, leading Ukrainian cable operator  has selected Entone’s Aria Interactive DTA to support their Smart HD service expansion.

Volia, Ukraine’s largest cable operator, serves over 1.9 million customers across a footprint of over 34 cities, delivering advanced TV and Internet services. Being the first cable company in Eastern Europe to launch DOCSIS 3.0 Internet services, Volia’s over-the-top (OTT) platform enables advanced TV services to be offered off-net to new target subscribers over broadband while also enhancing the features and services offered to existing Volia subscribers. Having initially launched in Kiev and Kharkov, Volia’s Smart HD service is now available throughout Ukraine across its own network as well as any other Internet network.

“In keeping with our promise to our customers, we are excited to continue expanding our service portfolio to include rich and interactive Hybrid TV services,” comments Gyorgy Zsembery, CEO of Volia. “With Entone’s ready-to-deploy Aria iDTA, we can quickly and cost-effectively deliver compelling hybrid services today while also laying a foundation to support cloud and interactive applications in the future.”

As part of Entone’s Cloud TV and Connected Home solutions, Aria iDTA offers numerous tuner options and flexible networking features to enable progressive operators like Volia to seamlessly deliver the best of traditional broadcast services with cloud-based applications. Already integrated with leading middleware and content protection systems, Entone’s Aria allows operators to quickly launch Hybrid TV services across any network.

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