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Comcast Technology Solutions will power Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV

Deutsche Telekom has tapped Comcast Technology Solutions to provide the back-end platform for Magenta TV in select markets. The company’s Cloud TV Suite will power Magenta TV services across set-top-boxes, connected TVs, computers and other devices. The solution will enable workflow management, video processing, content protection, data analytics and insights, alongside other functions.

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Deutsche Telekom has tapped Comcast Technology Solutions – a division of Comcast Cable that provides media and entertainment tech to operators and advertisers –  to provide the back-end platform for Magenta TV in select markets. The company’s Cloud TV Suite will power Magenta TV across set-top-boxes, connected TV, computers, smartphones and tablets.

The German telco will leverage the Cloud TV Suite as a video management platform for the centralised ingest of video assets, workflow management, multi-language metadata management, video processing, content protection and rights enforcement, as well as data analytics and insights. Comcast Technology Solutions will be providing a 24×7 service level agreement as well as a dedicated support team as part of the agreement.

Pedro Bandeira, Vice President of Product and New Business at Deutsche Telekom, said:  “At Deutsche Telekom, we are committed to delivering the ultimate, world-class TV entertainment experience, which centers around the customer, through Magenta TV. This means deploying the most modern, flexible, and scalable back-end management system. We selected Comcast Technology Solutions’ Cloud TV Suite because of its ability to address our needs with market-proven reliability and efficiency. Moving to this advanced new platform will enable us to further harmonize our product roadmaps, accelerate new service delivery, and enable consistent and seamless experiences across devices and our markets.”

Ken Klaer, President of Comcast Technology Solutions and Executive Vice President of Comcast Cable, commented: “Deutsche Telekom is a global leader in product innovation and customer experience across Europe and around the world. We are extremely honored that they selected our team to help support the next-generation of Magenta TV by adopting our versatile Cloud TV Suite. We have an incredibly strong and collaborative relationship with Deutsche Telekom, and we look forward to helping them execute on their vision for the future.”

Deployments have already began in Austria and will be phased across Deutsche Telekom market over the course of this year.


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