August 4, 2020
Austria’s ORS Chooses 3SS To Deliver New SimpliTV Service
Stuttgart, Germany – 4 August, 2020 – 3 Screen Solutions (3SS), leading provider of software solutions for set-top boxes (STB) and multiscreen entertainment announces being chosen by Austria’s national broadcasting services provider ORS for the upcoming launch of its new simpliTV digital TV service.
3SS is leading design, development and integration for the next-generation service, based on 3SS’ multiple award winning 3READY Product Framework.
Proven 3READY enables an ultra-intuitive and adaptive UI that delivers a captivating, unified experience. It is the heart of 3SS’ 3READY Entertainment Ecosystem, created to enable operators to launch superior experiences on all devices, co-create and deliver maximum value to their customers.
Operators can co-design, co-define and co-develop together with 3SS’ specialist teams with 3READY. Furthermore, service providers benefit from 3SS’ expertise and certification in modern agile development methodologies, including SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework), recognized for its ability to optimize time-to-market and deliver superior products.
simpliTV is Austria’s TV platform for cost-conscious consumers, available via terrestrial antenna, satellite or online. The simpliTV terrestrial DVB-T2 platform has been available since April 2013. Satellite HDTV offering simpliTV SAT launched in October 2017. Both offerings can be combined with LTE Internet connectivity. simpliTV.at
The ORS group consists of Österreichische Rundfunksender GmbH & Co KG – Austrian Broadcasting Services (ORS) and its subsidiary ORS comm GmbH & Co KG (ORS comm). ORS was founded in early 2005, originating from ORF’s Broadcast Engineering. 60 percent of it is owned by ORF and 40 percent by Medicur Sendeanlagen GmbH which, in turn, is part of Raiffeisen group. In 2012, simpli services GmbH & Co KG, a subsidiary of ORS, was founded for the dissemination of the TV product simpliTV. In recent years, ORS group has evolved from a transmitter network operator into a “Digital Content Gateway” and as a reliable partner, guarantees perfect “content transport” via cable, IP, satellite and antenna. www.ors.at
About 3 Screen Solutions (3SS)
For over a decade, 3SS has been delivering world-class software solutions to service providers and technology innovators to bring video to any screen. 3SS is an acknowledged leader in system integration, app development, UI/UX design innovation and solution architecture. 3SS designs and engineers bespoke front end and back end platforms for major operators and broadcasters worldwide to make customer experiences easier and more personal. 3SS’ customers include major satellite, cable, IPTV, OTT and mobile TV operators, including Swisscom, Com Hem, Canal Digital, Proximus, TCC Uruguay, Altibox, Vodafone Kabel Deutschland, Stofa, Liberty Global (UPC, Unitymedia), SES, Eutelsat, and O2/Telefonica. Broadcast customers include ProSiebenSat.1, Joyn (ProSiebenSat.1/Discovery), SUPER RTL (kividoo), n-tv, Blockbuster and Viacom, among others. 3ss.tv, 3ready.tv