Customer: Orion Telekom (Serbia)Project: IPTV and OTT for residential and hospitality market
Product: Beesmart ProYear: 2012 Orion Telekom, one of the leading telecoms and internet providers in Serbia, required an advanced TV middleware with flexible service delivery platform for serving their subscribers’ needs in managed and unmanaged networks. One of many advantages of Beesmart is that the platform enables Orion Telekom independent adaptation and customization of the GUI, according to their own look and feel and according to the needs of their corporate customers. In addition, Orion Telekom is able to deliver interactive TV experience to their subscribers over wireless broadband access with Beesmart technology. Today Orion Telekom offers IPTV services to different hotels from one single platform, which is provided on the basis of it's B2B business platform supported by Beesmart. The company is offering a rich set of diverse hospitality features on the market as well interfaces to most commonly used PMS systems, supported by Beesmart technology.
Customer: Europa Network (Spain)Project: Europa Network's IPTV middleware replacementMarket: ISPProduct: Beesmart ProYear: 2012 Europa Network, the largest fixed line telecom company for the expatriate community in Spain and one of the largest wireless (WiMax) providers, was looking for a suitable middleware provider to replace their existing IPTV middleware platform. Beenius turned out to be the best partner for this project – the Beesmart TV service platform was able to be integrated into Europa Network’s existing platform without extensive interruption of its services, which are used by numerous subscribers. Beenius managed to successfully ensure smooth migration of the subscribers from the existing IPTV middleware platform to the new Beesmart platform in a rapid and cost-effective manner. Another advantage of Beenius’s system was the integration and reuse of the already existing legacy of Europa Network’s STBs. The company did not need to replace its existing STBs with new ones, and could choose among 12 different Beenius certified STB vendors for its new subscribers
Customer: HT Eronet (Bosnia and Herzegovina)Project: Interactive IPTV solutionMarket: Telco
Product: Beesmart ProYear: 2012 HT Eronet, one of the top three operators in Bosnia and Herzegovina, required a complete end-to-end, fully converged IPTV solution. For this project Beenius provided an advanced IPTV solution that included state-of-the-art extensions built by a partner Iskon Internet d.d., Zagreb. Beesmart IPTV middleware, Oracle Database, and the Verimatrix Conditional Access System were integrated into a complete IPTV system for this advanced Bosnian and Herzegovian TV provider. Based on Beesmart by Beenius, HT Eronet today offers interactive IPTV services, including extensive video recording functions, a multimedia sharing system, a recommendation engine, Facebook and YouTube access.
EncoLine GmbH, one of the leading telecommunications operators in Thüringen, is using an interactive TV System (IPTV) from ASTRO Strobel Kommunikationssyteme GmbH since April 2011.ASTRO deployed the solution for EncoLine in partnership with Ovation, an IPTV system integrator, and Beenius, a TV service platform manufacturer. Beesmart middleware, provided by Beenius, became an integral part of EncoLine’s interactive TV System. Beesmart empowered this IPTV solution with a set of functionalities, including live TV, EPG, video recording, and a personalized graphical user interface. Beesmart’s features, such as video and media libraries, along with EncoLine’s high volume TV services are set to play a key role in the growth of IPTV services in the future. IPTV for Thüringen region in Germany, Digital Fernsehen, November 2012
Customer: Sakhalin Energy Investment Company (Russia)Project: Campus IPTV SystemMarket: CampusProduct: Beesmart Pro
Beesmart IPTV middleware was chosen to replace the existing competitive IPTV solution at Sahalin Energy Investment Company in Russia. One of the most challenging requirements was to make the integration of the new platform truly seamless, without interrupting services. All these goals (a modern IPTV service delivery platform with a fast and responsive user interface, telco-grade reliability and scalability, support for existing and new set-top boxes, packaging of live and on-demand content, support for time-shift TV and catch-up TV) and customer requirements were achieved by Beenius together with the Russian system integration partner New Systems Telecom.
SEIC’s IPTV system consists of a head-end with more than 10 IRDs receiving the digital TV signal from several satellites, a redundant middleware server, and more than 1.5k active end-user devices of six types. Upgrade to time-shift and catch-up service is planned in the near future.
PTK Online (Kosovo)Project: Interactive IPTV version 3.2Market: TelcoProduct: Beesmart ProYear: 2010
PTK launched a very advanced interactive TV system that is based on the Beesmart service delivery platform, which includes future-oriented and value-added services for all subscribers. During the project Beenius developed unique features that increased the end-user experience and strengthened communication and entertainment within the targeted communities. Time shifting, home PVR, multimedia sharing, sending gifts, content recommendation, chat, target advertising, TV commerce, and other functionalities provide opportunities to monetize the platform and to provide unique services on the market.
BH Telecom (Bosnia & Herzegovina)Project: Interactive IPTV with converged VoIPMarket: TelcoProduct: Beesmart Pro
Beenius provided a complete end-to-end fully converged IPTV solution along with professional services (system design, installation, configuration, consultancy, training, etc.) to BH Telecom (the incumbent telco). Advanced and value-added interactive TV and VoIP services such as video on demand, time-shift TV, pay TV, user statistics, recommendation system, and others are unique on the market. Along with broadband and mobile services, they secured a higher ARPU (Average Revenue per User) for BH Telecom. Entertainment, infotainment, communication, and social network building go hand in hand in the Beesmart interactive TV service platform.
Iskon Internet (Croatia) Project: Interactive IPTV with converged VoIPMarket: TelcoProduct: Beesmart Pro
Beesmart middleware was integrated with the existing VoIP system to provide fully converged interactive TV and telephony services. Services such as digital TV, video on demand, network-based recording, time-shift TV, caller ID, and others provide a completely new user TV experience. Beesmart provides tools for extensive upgrades and customizations along with an interactive TV service platform – the SDK (Software Development Kit) allows Iskon to create unique features and continuously enrich the existing set of services. An example of such was YouTube integration.
INVITEL (Hungary) Project: Interactive TVMarket: TelcoProduct: Beesmart Pro
Invitel is an incumbent telco that introduced interactive IPTV services based on Beesmart middleware back in 2008. Beenius provided a complete end-to-end solution based on state-of-the-art building blocks. Invitel was one of the first TV service providers to introduce Beesmart support network-based recording and thus many attractive recording features, such as network PVR, time-shift TV, pause & continue, instant recording, and others.