Success of TIVIBU Home Service prompts order for 33,000 new IP STBs and Gateways
Online PR News – 11-October-2011 – – Istanbul, 11 October 2011 – AirTies, the innovative wireless home networking vendor, has received a new order for 20,000 Air 7120 set-top boxes and 13,000 WAV-275 modems from Turkish operator TTNET, which is a subsidiary of Turkish Telecom. The latest order follows the successful launch of TTNET’s ‘Tivibu Home’ service in the last quarter of 2010 offering personalised IPTV services to the company’s 6 million ADSL customers in 81 Turkish cities.
When TTNET first introduced its Tivibu Home IPTV application, Turkish viewers’ television habits were changed forever. TTNET began its Tivibu Home service with AirTies set-top boxes and modems during its initial tests, and the company has again chosen AirTies products to extend its services to its new subscribers. As part of this ongoing cooperation, AirTies will produce 33,000 more devices for TTNET, including 20,000 Air 7120 HD set-top boxes and 13,000 WAV-275 wireless ADSL2+ modems featuring a VoIP port.
The Air 7120 supplies multi-channel sound, high image quality, a large memory, extensive storage space to support its interactive TV features, on-demand-video and a number of internet and worldwide web applications. The product’s standard flash memory lets viewers both pause and rewind live broadcasts. In addition to all of the features required for IPTV, the WAV-275’s VoIP support provides phone calls over the internet as well as presenting a high speed platform for both audio and data communication. The Air 7120 and the WAV-275 can be simply connected with a cable or connected wirelessly using the award winning Air 4420 wireless access point. The Air 4420 has all of the wireless video distribution technology required to share high resolution video, image and sound files wirelessly throughout the home, completely problem-free.
AirTies CEO Bulent Ҫelebi made it clear how happy they were to be offering a new generation of products and services to Turkey’s internet users in partnership with TTNET, “In our long history of cooperation with TTNET, we have been able to help millions of users to access the internet. Now, with our new IPTV receivers, we will continue to be a guest in the homes of TTNET users. We are very glad not only to have been chosen, once again, by TTNET for their Tivibu Home service, but also to be part of a process that is revolutionising millions of viewers’ TV habits.”
TTNET’s Individual Sales Director Mr Cemal Şimşirliler talked further about this cooperation, saying, “We are glad to be working with a brand such as AirTies that has proven itself in terms of both technology and quality. In supplying this new service, we have increased our customer satisfaction thanks to our use of AirTies products. As a result, we have been able to offer this new TV service to our customers in the best possible way. As this service continues to expand, we hope that our cooperation with AirTies will also expand in line with this growth,” said Mr Şimşirliler.
About AirTies: AirTies was formed in February 2004 by a technical and management team returning home to Turkey from Silicon Valley in the U.S.A. The AirTies strategic mission is to become the leader in EMEA. Today, AirTies provides services to small and medium scale enterprises in Europe and worldwide though each of its five core product groups: cable, wireless, VoIP, accessories and home user IPTV. In contrast to its competitors who are dependent on chip companies to develop products for them, AirTies designs and develops all of its own products, and it then supplies technical support in combination with each of its product. Thanks to the AirTies Mesh Technology developed by AirTies’ engineers, the problem of weakened signals in concrete walled or multi-storey buildings has now been solved. Every AirTies product supplies its users with the latest technological developments, including 11N and numerous patented features, and each product comes with a 3-year warranty, 24/7 technical support and a special ‘easy installation’ feature.
TTNET was founded in 2006 in order to connect Turkey to the world and the world to Turkey. TTNET is now a communication and entertainment company that plays a leading role in its sector through its corporate and individual services, offering the communication technologies of tomorrow to its customers today. TTNET has adopted the internet, television and the telephone as its three main communication technologies so that it can satisfy all of Turkey’s communication needs through its education, entertainment, communication, security and corporate products. The company’s product portfolio mainly features ADSL/VDSL 2-high speed internet access, WiFi wireless internet access, TTNET’s ‘WiFi Abroad’ access in partnership with iPass communication, G.SHDSL, Metro Ethernet, ATM and Frame Relay Internet access services. Further, Tivibu Web makes cinema and television portable with ‘Tivibu Home’, an IPTV service that can be accessed through any home’s TV screen. TTNET also offers its customers a complete range of mobile phone services, including GSM and 3G, under the TTNET Mobile brand in cooperation with Avea.
In addition to its internet access services, TTNET Music provides the opportunity to listen to millions of songs completely free; TTNET Game is the company’s online game platform; and TTNET Vitamin Primary School and TTNET Vitamin High School are smart education tools revolutionizing the field of education. These are just some of TTNET’s value added services. TTNET Security supplies a number of products and services to ensure that users can have a secure internet connection. The TTNET My Business packages provide products and services customized to the specific needs of each business enterprise.
TTNET offers internet, TV, mobile and fixed audio services on one single bill. It is the first communication and entertainment company that has supplied the "four services" in Turkey. www.ttnet.com.tr
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