Amplia selects Zappware to offer TVaaS across the Caribbean

Amplia Communications has announced a partnership with Zappware to deliver a multitenant digital TV solution serving The Caribbean region. Amplia will revamp its TV platform in Trinidad & Tobago and leverage that deployment launching TV as a Service (TVaaS) towards regional service providers.
Amplia, formerly Massy Communications, offers services through its GPON FTTH network. In July 2017, the company was acquired by TSTT, the country’s main telecommunications company.
“This partnership will enable our TVaaS solution to give network operators across The Caribbean region the ability to quickly launch advanced video services to their subscribers, “said Lisa Agard, Managing Director of Amplia. “What was crucial in the choice of a platform partner was the ability to build a platform that is ‘multi-tenant’ or multi-operator, capable for to serve the different telecom operator partners from one central system and to have a solution provider that proposes a great user experience to trigger the demand from our end-users across the region.”
Patrick Vos, CEO of Zappware explained: “Amplia needed a platform with advanced features as well the tools to deploy several telco’s across their region in a flexible way”.
“We deploy a hybrid solution that is capable of serving DVB and IP/OTT with 1 Android STB type. This way, the time-to-market and the cost-efficiency challenges are addressed. As a bonus, the seamless integration of linear channels, own content, 3rd party content and apps with the Google ecosystem. As said, we’re on the right track along our international growth journey.”