24 January 2013

London-based Vision247 opens new office in Dubai

- Appoints Tanya Vidmar as new Managing Director, UAE

Dubai, UAE - 22 January 2013 - London based broadcast specialist Vision247, has expanded its global operations with new offices in Dubai and the appointment of Tanya Vidmar to the role of Managing Director, UAE. 

Vision247 already works with major regional broadcasters including: Al Arabia; MBC; GEM TV and Iqraa, and will now expand its activities with support for local telecoms operators, offering combined subscription and pay-per-view services, IPTV and OTT, with provision of both channels and apps. 

The region’s leading telecom operators have already concluded that the best strategy for consumers of premium TV services is to merge the adaptability of OTT delivery with the security of managed IPTV. The new MEA offices will support fresh partnerships with the region’s telecoms providers as Vision247 develops its award winning XtremeIPTV™ and Perception® platforms, introducing innovative solutions for telco IPTV networks, including: high performance VoD; network PVR & Time Shift systems; HLS streaming; and new set top box and mobile client applications. 

Tanya Vidmar, Managing Director, UAE says: “The Middle East and Africa regions represent some of the most exciting new opportunities for Vision247. As a vendor of IPTV and OTT content delivery and management platforms the company is in a prime position to support the development of free to view and payTV services, delivered over the internet, to the new generation of ‘digital’ homes in the region.” 

Vision247 will be exhibiting its latest technology and presenting as part of the Cabsat2013 conference in Dubai on the right approach for broadcast content owners and telecom operators to manage and monetise content whilst attracting and then keeping subscribers. 

Source: Vision247