Digiturk, Turkey’s leading satellite television provider, has selected AirTies and Octoshape to jointly deliver premium programming OTT to its International customers. With the roll out of the new service, Turkish expats and locals combined are now able to watch 80 channels in addition to having access to 11 radio channels. Several channels are available in HD quality and all are available on TV screens, PCs, tablets and smart phones.
“With over 5 Million Turkish people living abroad, there is clear demand for high quality Turkish TV distribution across many markets. Delivering Digiturk’s content in a stable, high quality fashion is a core principle to our offerings,” explains Hatice Memigüven, CTO and COO at Digiturk. “We selected our strategic partners AirTies and Octoshape given their ability to expand our reach globally while providing the same quality of service our consumers have come to expect.”
The Digiturk service offers advanced features such as 12 hour time shift for live TV, catch up TV, YouTube, Internet radio, media playback over DLNA and USB connected devices. For local Turkish subscribers, Digiturk offers a traditional satellite bundle with an Octoshape OTT Web Player. For the international markets located beyond satellite reach, the AirTies Air STB facilitates an OTT/IPTV service over the public Internet.