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Alticast’s AltiPlatform™ To Serve As Foundation Of Turk Telekom’s Next-Gen Service

Alticast, an end-to-end media platform provider has announced that Turkey’s leading telco, Turk Telekom, has selected Alticast’s AltiPlatform™- Web middleware to serve as their next-generation, interactive viewing platform that will enable OTT services and web-based applications. Türk Telekom, with 178 years of history, is the first integrated telecommunications operator in Turkey.

In 2015, Türk Telekomünikasyon A.Ş. adopted a “customer-oriented” integrated structure in order to respond to the rapidly changing communication and technology needs of customers.

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At the time of this announcement, Brian Koo, President & GM of Alticast, EMEA, said, “We are excited to welcome Turk Telekom to our customer family and play a pivotal role in helping them bring Next-Gen services to their customer base.”

Brian added, “AltiPlatform will not only allow them to quickly deploy and monetize their new service but it will serve as a strong foundation for their future roadmap and longevity through its flexibility and expandability.”

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Compliant with HTML5 and OIPF standards, AltiPlatform – Web is built on a universal application framework that is easily expandable, thus ensuring its longevity by allowing Turk Telekom to easily integrate any future service enhancements. The open middleware platform is comprised of scalable elements including advanced video services and offers Turk Telekom the opportunity to capitalize on reliable future deployment of OTT and web-based apps.

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“We adhere to a “customer-oriented” philosophy and are pleased that Alticast’s solution will allow us to meet the viewing demands of our customers now and in the future, ensuring our investment for years to come,” said Umit Onal, Chief Marketing and Customer Services Officer, Turk Telekom, Turkey’s leading information and communication technologies company.

Currently, AltiPlatform has been deployed in over 50+ million devices with 25 operators worldwide. Turk Telekom plans to deploy their Next-Gen set-top boxes to their 3.6 million subscribers, as well as to new subscribers in Turkey, by the beginning of the third quarter of 2019.