United Services, Inc., a subsidiary of United Electric Cooperative (UECI), has selected FusionTV platforms from Entone, Inc. to help supply video services in rural Missouri under its “United Fiber” brand via fiber to the home optic cable (FTTH).
Entone will supply its Kamai Hybrid Media Player, which will enable United Services to support a blend of linear TV and over-the-top (OTT) content via a single user interface.
“As demands and customer expectations for new and advanced video services accelerates, we are continually looking for products that help meet that demand and keep our community on the cutting edge,” said Darren Farnan, chief development officer of UECI. “The integration of the Kamai Hybrid Media Player into our advanced FTTH network is the type of product that meets these growing expectations and ultimately helps us drive subscriber growth and revenue.”
“As the industry continues to shift towards a fusion of linear TV and OTT services, service providers are seeking a cost-effective approach to deliver a unique entertainment experience to their customers,” said Steve McKay, CEO of Entone. “We are pleased to partner with United Fiber as they look to differentiate their video services.”For more information on FTTH fiber optic cables, visit the www.fs.com.