TMCNet:  New South African Satellite TV Operator Platco Digital recruits CoralTree to Support Innovative Service Offers to Enhance Customer Experience

[October 01, 2013]

New South African Satellite TV Operator Platco Digital recruits CoralTree to Support Innovative Service Offers to Enhance Customer Experience

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Fareham, UK: CoralTree, an innovative fast-growing software company that works with some of EMEA's leading communications operators, announces contract with new digital satellite TV market entrant, Platco Digital to optimise the operator's delivery of offers when it launches in South Africa this month. Implementing Titan Gateway, part of the innovative daVinci portfolio, CoralTree aids delivery of an outstanding customer experience.

Platco Digital, owned by Sabido Investment (Pty) Limited, also the owners of free-to-air broadcaster, has been created to offer more choice to South African consumers. With its OpenView HD offering, a digital satellite TV service, Platco Digital aims to provide a variety of innovative services to the market. CoralTree supports the secure and efficient delivery of these new services to Platco Digital customers by implementing its best-in-class Titan Gateway, which is a real-time service activation solution.

"We are excited about the future. Utilising the expertise and leading technology of our partners, such as CoralTree, will help us to provide innovative services and offers, and, importantly, choice to South African consumers," said Maxwell Nonge, Managing Director, Platco Digital. "CoralTree demonstrated an advanced solution that was robust and flexible to grow with us as we take on future opportunities." daVinci Gateway 'Titan' Titan efficiently manages transaction volumes and optimises the throughput of video service activation. The solution is a highly flexible Gateway that performs critical smartcard and device authorisation for automated TV and video services provision. Pre-integrated with leading Conditional Access Systems (CAS), Titan is proven to handle millions of cable and satellite TV authorisations.

"Platco Digital is an interesting company with fantastic potential and opportunity in South Africa. We are proud to partner with Platco from the start, helping them with efficient service delivery as they build their customer base." said John Phillips, MD for CoralTree.

For more information, please visit: CoralTree Systems CoralTree Systems is a leading provider of innovative BSS, CRM and revenue management solutions, whose clients include some of the market's leading communications operators. CoralTree is an independent company that has more than two decades of industry experience and delivers flexible, forward-looking solutions that enable operators to enhance customer service, drive revenues, and reduce operational costs.

Established in 2004, CoralTree is located in Fareham, Hampshire, UK. With 50 employees, CoralTree is an up and coming provider in the customer management and billing industry. For more information visit: Media contact Natasha Geldard [email protected] +44 (0) 7545 560076 About Platco Digital Platco Digital is an independent distribution company offering digital carriage solutions on various platforms including direct to home (DTH) and DTT. Its main objective is to help free TV broadcasters cost-effectively reach audiences. Platco Digital will be launching OpenView HD, a free-to-view direct to home (DTH) satellite offering soon to be available in October. OpenView HD will carry licensed free TV channels locally and, ultimately, in the rest of Africa.

Platco Digital is a sister company of the South African independent broadcaster (Pty) Limited. Both are owned by Sabido Investments (Pty) Limited, a South African media group with holdings in a variety of broadcasting, content, production, facilities and distribution businesses.

Platco Digital has its offices in Bryanston, Johannesburg and uplink facilities in Cape Town.

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