Motorola Mobility has revealed growing interest on the Russian front for its wireless multi-room services among major local operators Rostelecom and Vimpelcom.
With the former, Moto say that it can enable Rostelecom subscribers who want to be able to watch TV from anywhere in the home to now install their own multi-room service without the need for an engineer to visit and without contending with wires and cabling. The installation includes full services from anywhere in the home, including VOD and DVR recorded content
The 'plug-and-play' Motorola's VAP2400 HD wireless video bridge device works in conjunction with the VIP1003 HDTV IP set-top box to stream HD video over Wi-Fi. Vimplecom's Beeline TV subscribers will also be able to receive similar services through the same technology.
"We are committed to giving our subscribers the very best TV viewing experience possible – without the need for complicated instructions, cumbersome hardware and lots of wires," said Dmitry Lavrinenko, head of IPTV at Vimpelcom. "Our customers tell us that they want to watch TV all over their homes. This new set-top box and wireless bridge solution makes this possible and is very easy for customers to install. The VAP2400 also allows us to introduce a host of new IPTV services in a cost-effective way."
Added Sean Kitchingham, senior director sales, Northern & Central Europe at Motorola's Home Division: "Motorola is committed to giving consumers the flexible and personalised viewing experiences they crave. We know that multi-room TV services are important to TV subscribers and so this game-changing innovation removes a lot of the cost and complexity associated with delivering a great viewing experience everywhere. "