Eutelsat and Wiztivi partner to launch satellite TV app for mobiles

Eutelsat and Wiztivi, a multiscreen TV solutions unveiling Sat.tv, a smart Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) for tablets and smartphones. The application addresses the 66 million homes in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East equipped for DTH reception of Eutelsat’s popular HOT BIRD satellites that give access to more than 300 free-to-air channels.

 

The new app is based on TIMELESSTOUCH, Wiztivi’s advanced HTML5 user interface product for mobile devices. In addition to front-end and back-end development by Wiztivi, a back office has been set up to enable channels to directly edit their programme schedules. Leading broadcasters, including CCTV, Channel One Russia Worldwide, Euronews, France 24, RT and TV5MONDE have already opted for this solution.

 

Sat.tv is a new-generation EPG designed to enhance the free-to-air viewing experience for consumers and increase broadcaster engagement with their audience. Broadcasters can enter programme schedules and information that are displayed real-time through the app. Viewers benefit from a user-friendly EPG interface available in five languages (English, French, Russian, Italian, Arabic) and can access programme details in up to 40 languages.