Altice France Faucets into CommScope Know-how to Launch New Sensible Media Gadget

Altice France Taps into CommScope Technology to Launch New Smart Media Device

HICKORY, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ARRIS (now a part of CommScope by way of acquisition) in the present day introduced that Altice France is collaborating with CommScope to convey a personalised related residence expertise to its SFR subscribers. Altice’s SFR Field eight Sensible Media Gadget represents the following part of buyer expertise engagement because it aggregates companies that customers love. ARRIS and Altice France collectively engaged on the design of the platform, which is the latest providing from ARRIS’s class of Sensible Media Gadget merchandise.

The Sensible Media Gadget offers a number of functionalities to supply a related residence expertise to subscribers. Far-field voice command expertise, suitable with each Amazon Alexa® and SFR’s voice management utility, delivers sensible assistant companies by way of the subscriber’s tv display. A software program answer developed by Wiztivi, a number one firm for multiscreen person interfaces (UI), signifies that customers can management and work together with the tv via voice instructions – without having for a bodily tv distant management.

The Sensible Media Gadget additionally encompasses a high-quality related speaker to ship an enhanced audio expertise that operates throughout leisure, sensible assistant and management eventualities. Subscribers can even entry IPTV and OTT companies via the Sensible Media Gadget.

“Our SFR Field eight will set a brand new normal for shopper leisure and related experiences within the residence,” mentioned Grégory Rabuel, Govt President for Common Public and Firms at SFR. “Via our mixed partnership in related residence applied sciences, the Sensible Media Gadget will convey voice and media collectively for an unprecedented person expertise.”

“The trade is experiencing the following evolution of the set-top with the Sensible Media Gadget,” mentioned Joe Chow, senior vp and phase chief, Buyer Premises Gear, CommScope. “Altice France is ready to ship a variety of related residence functions to its subscribers via a single system. Now greater than ever, the house is an area for straightforward entry to immersive leisure and assistive applied sciences.”

SFR Field eight is a part of the rising class of Sensible Media Units being manufactured by CommScope. Sensible Media Units unify related residence developments in a single platform, presenting service suppliers with a method to supply customized and aggregated companies throughout the residence. CommScope will present demonstrations of this expertise at IBC 2019 in Amsterdam (September 13-17 in Corridor 1—B19), because it showcases the way forward for the related residence.

About Altice France:

Altice France is the main telecoms-media convergence participant in France. Via SFR, France’s second-largest communications companies firm, Altice France is a telecommunications trade chief serving 22 million clients. SFR owns the nation’s first fiber optic community (FTTH / FTTB) with greater than 13 million eligible FTTx connections. SFR can be protecting practically 99% of the inhabitants in 4G.

SFR enjoys a serious presence throughout the whole market, among the many public, companies, native authorities and different telecom corporations. Altice France can be a number one media group with 14 tv channels, two radio stations and press publications, amongst that are iconic manufacturers akin to BFM, RMC, Libération and L’Categorical. Whether or not via its digital newsstand, portfolio of sporting fixture rights, or the creation, funding or buy of unique and unique content material, Altice France is a pioneer of recent publishing and distribution fashions open to all.

In 2018, Altice France achieved a turnover of 10.2 billion euro. Twitter: @AlticeFrance

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