OpenTV Wins Sky Italia Extension Deal
[12-14-07 – Satellite Today] OpenTV, a provider of advanced television and interactive services, has been boosted by the news of a new deal with one of Europe’s leading DTH operators. The company announced Dec. 13 that it had signed a deal with Sky Italia, which has renewed its middleware licence agreement with OpenTV. Sky Italia is one of the largest DTH operators in Europe with over four million subscribers. It has also seen some of the strongest growth rates of any European DTH operator over the last few years.
Ben Bennett, OpenTV’s COO was delighted with the deal. He commented, “Our goal is to continue building on this strong partnership by ensuring our technology is aligned as closely as possible with Sky Italia’s business needs; a long term partnership means OpenTV providing Sky Italia with proven and innovative solutions that help grow their business and retain customers through world-class enhanced, interactive and targeted services.”