Alcatel-Lucent expands Totalplay’s triple-play offering with next-generation video services in Mexico
Sep 15, 2015
Paris, France, September 14, 2015
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is to enable the ‘triple-play’ service provider Totalplay to expand its IPTV service in Mexico through the deployment of its Velocix content delivery network platform.
Totalplay is responding to growing customer demand in Mexico for premium video content that can be accessed over any mobile or fixed device, be it a smartphone, tablet, TV or a PC. Consumers in Central and South America - particularly in large cities served by Totalplay - are an increasing part of the global trend for greater access to live, on-demand and time-shifted video content over any device, anywhere.
Alcatel-Lucent’s Velocix content delivery network enables Totalplay to extend its new cloud-based, IP technology-driven Anytime Tv™ service beyond Mexico City and Guadalajara to the cities of Monterrey, Puebla and Toluca, adding ultra-broadband access to high definition and interactive TV services and applications, Video on Demand and time-shifted content.
Alcatel-Lucent will replace Totalplay’s existing technology with its 7810 Velocix Digital Media Delivery Platform, enabling the operator to quickly and easily increase coverage for Anytime Tv™ beyond today’s 200,000 customers. The technology will also allow Totalplay to deliver next-generation video services nationwide while ensuring an optimal viewing experience across any device screen.
Totalplay is a triple-play service provider offering voice, high-speed Internet and television services with Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) technology to residents in Mexico.
Totalplay’s IPTV customers can now enjoy premium video services, including high definition TV, interactive TV and applications, Video on Demand (VoD) and time-shifted content, optimized for delivery over any mobile or fixed device and screen.
Alcatel-Lucent is providing its 7810 Velocix Content Digital Media Delivery Platform providing scalability, enhanced quality and the lowest cost-per-bit of delivery of IP video for optimal performance and efficiency.
Eduardo, Kuris, CEO of Totalplay said:
"The Velocix CDN from Alcatel-Lucent is a key component of Totalplay's video solution that enables us to reliably and efficiently deliver on-demand high quality video content of our Live TV, VoD, Anytime services to our growing IPTV and OTT customer base, in our existing markets and in the new ones we are opening. It is key asset for Totalplay to provide its customers with the highest video quality experience"
Hector Nava** **, Country Manager , Alcatel-Lucent Mexico, said:
“Consumers in Latin America can’t get enough video, and our IP video CDN helps Totalplay meet this surge in video traffic to deliver advanced, high quality video services right to end user’s device of choice and supporting any screen size. By helping Totalplay rapidly scale its IPTV services and optimizing operations, it now has a next generation TV services platform that can support all of Mexico.”
Totalplay (www.totalplay.com) is a Grupo Salinas company that provides services triple play most innovative in Mexico through its network of optical fiber direct to home. Platform has the most advanced Internet Broadband in Latin America, with speeds up to 300 Megabytes in two ways, the increased supply of high-definition channels, wide variety of video on demand (VOD) and outstanding sharpness of voice telephony . Totalplay currently available in the City of Mexico, Celaya, Cuernavaca, Guadalajara, Merida, Pachuca, Puebla and Toluca, and will soon provide services in 22 major cities.