Westconnect goes white-label TV-as-a-Service with Zattoo

Berlin / Zurich / Essen, 15 May, 2024 – Westconnect, the successful regional telecommunications operator providing glass fiber to over one million residents and businesses with access to broadband internet in three federal states is planning to launch their improved product E.ON TV service with Zattoo on June 3rd 2024. as the leading European TV-as-a-Service platform, in the market since 2005 with to date over 30 mostly white-label end-to-end customers across the continent.

With this new updated launch, the product E.ON TV is available with more channels and on even more devices than ever before. This includes 140 TV channels in SD and HD quality plus access of subscribers to 8 foreign language packages and 13 FAST channels in the three German federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and Lower Saxony via a basic and a premium offering. The basic package includes 2 concurrent streams via HP40A set-top box, Apple TV, FireTV, Web, Android Mobile and iOS. The premium package comes with a replay function, 10 hours of recording time in 5 concurrent streams via HP40A, Apple TV, FireTV, web, Android Mobile, iOS HD and non-linear functions. Also available are add-on packages, providing 100 or 200 hours of recording and additional languages.

“Continuing the successful work with Westconnect based on our core product shows the great opportunity for fast and effective collaboration between our customers, content partners and Zattoo”, said Jörg Meyer, Chief Commercial Officer at Zattoo. Focusing new technologies that allow regional providers to grow quickly and customer-friendly in highly competitive markets all over Europe, a supposedly ‘smaller’ provider like Westconnect can join the fastly growing ranks of state-of-the-art end-to-end white-label offerings in Europe.”

Carsten Lagemann, managing director of Westconnect, states: “We are delighted to continue the collaboration and offer the new improved service to our customers in Germany just in time for the European Football Championship 2024.”

About Zattoo
With over 30 TV platform customers and several million monthly active users, Zattoo is one of Europe’s leading TV-as-a-service platforms. Its customers include Tier 1 operators like 1&1 in Germany, Eir in Ireland, Salt in Switzerland, and Monaco Telecom, for whom Zattoo offers fully hosted and managed IPTV, OTT, and TV-as-a-service offerings in a white label product with state-of-the-art features and applications for all relevant devices and covering all common ones: Android TV for operator set-top boxes as well as Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Smart TVs and mobile devices (iOS / Android / Windows 10). Zattoo gained recognition for its achievements in 2020 with the awarding of the Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the United States. Zattoo is also the first certified climate-neutral TV streaming provider actively driving for the climate-neutral television of the future.

For more information please visit https://thetvplatform.zattoo.com/ or contact hanns.schempp@zattoo.com

About Westconnect
High-speed internet is the backbone for digital life and work, for Industry 4.0 and modern public administration. Westconnect GmbH, headquartered in Essen, is a fifty percent shareholding of Westenergie AG. The company is responsible for expanding the broadband network in North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, and Lower Saxony. Westconnect has already provided more than one million residents and businesses with access to broadband internet. Westconnect’s broadband products are marketed under the E.ON Highspeed brand. For more information please visit https://eon-highspeed.com/ or contact presse@westconnect.de.

Press contact
Contacts for the media:
Hanns Schempp, M +49 172 1670057, hanns.schempp@zattoo.com, Zattoo Deutschland GmbH on behalf of Zattoo AG
Stefan Riesberg-Delia, M +49 152 09128558, stefan.riesberg-delia@eon.com, E.ON Impulse GmbH on behalf of Westconnect GmbH