Aiming to meet the growing demands of its users the video market, Orange France is deploying a network personal video recorder (NPVR) solution from Viaccess-Orca (VO) to personalise its viewer experience.
VO’s Service Delivery Platform (SDP) features advanced NPVR capabilities that enable Orange France subscribers to schedule and record linear channels from any device. By storing recordings in the cloud, it offers the capability to reduce the operator's storage costs while ensuring the best viewer experience.
"NPVR is a must-have feature today for pay-TV services. It gives viewers the flexibility to record, watch, and resume their favourite television programme any time, anywhere, from any screen," said Christian Bombrun, EVP product services at Orange France and EVP Orange Content.
“VO is our partner because of their extensive technology knowhow and deployment expertise in NPVR. As a global provider of TV platforms to millions of customers and devices, VO offers an extensive ecosystem of partners and integration plug-ins, enabling us to deliver outstanding TV experiences."
Philippe Leonetti, CEO of Viaccess-Orca, said: “Television viewers today expect a rich viewing experience, with innovative features like NPVR. With multi-DRM support, our SDP simplifies subscriber management for Orange France, enabling them to handle consumption rights on multiple devices, including STBs, smartphones, and tablets, within each household. Recording and watching a television program is intuitive for viewers with our platform, which is important for increasing customer satisfaction and reducing churn.”