Cisco partners with Videocon to deploy advance video services

Multinational networking giant Cisco Systems, Inc announced today that it had won a contract with Indian Satellite Television Company Videocon d2h to deploy advanced video solutions from its Videoscape product platform.

The collaboration would make it possible for Videocon d2h to deliver high quality television viewing experience to its customers in India.

"We pride ourselves in being a frontrunner in bringing futuristic technologies to India, some of which are yet to be experienced in even the most advanced countries," said Saurabh Dhoot, director of Videocon d2h, in statement.

"Our collaboration with Cisco will present our customers with the latest and best technology in the DTH industry and will introduce them to a whole new range of next-gen applications."

"We believe that this partnership will redefine the overall viewing experience through our varied product portfolios and service offerings. We continuously endeavor to provide top quality services to our consumers," Dhoot continued.

The companies plan to develop an infrastructure that would support advanced video services such as 4K, VOD (Video on Demand), OTT (Over the Top), multi-screen video and multi-room DVR (Digital Video Recorder).

"We are confident that our collaboration with Cisco will provide a greater range of services to our customers," said Anil Khera, CEO of Videocon d2h in the statement.

"As pay-TV market leader in India and Asia Pacific, Cisco is at the forefront of changing the way people experience TV entertainment through its leading videoscape platform, which offers best-in-class content management and exceptional user interface capabilities," the statement added.

With videoscape, users get to enjoy consistent video experiences across multiple devices including TVs, tablets, PCs, mobile phones and gaming consoles.

Cisco and Videocon d2h were uniquely positioned to offer an immersive video experience coupled with an array of value-added services and applications on multiple screens, the statement added.