TV ISLA taps Setplex to deliver IPTV services in Colombia

Dec. 8, 2021
Utilizing the Setplex OTT platform, TV ISLA on the Colombian island of San Andrés will now offer 110 channels.

Setplex, a provider of end-to-end OTT platforms for service providers, announced that it has been selected by TV ISLA, the provider of paid TV on the Colombian island of San Andrés, to deliver a range of IPTV services.

San Andrés is the Colombian island off Nicaragua in the Caribbean. Part of an archipelago that includes Providencia and Santa Catalina, the island’s telecommunications and television services are offered through TV ISLA. Addressing the strong demand for digital television services, TV ISLA leveraged Setplex technology to stream content and programming.

Utilizing the Setplex OTT platform, TV ISLA will now offer 110 channels, including news, sports, entertainment, and premium programs. The roll-out will serve a market of approximately 80,000 people on the island of San Andrés, and then expand to other locations throughout Colombia.

Juan Manuel Caez Garcia, Operations Managers at TV ISLA, commented, “We continue to invest in technology to deliver innovative solutions and services to our San Andrés customers. Through our partnership with Setplex, we are well-positioned to offer 110-plus channels of digital television service that is reliable and easy to access across many different devices. The roll-out in San Andrés is the first of several that are planned, and we look forward to offering this Setplex-powered service to other ISPs located throughout Colombia.”

Setplex notes provides a comprehensive, single-source platform to deliver OTT and IPTV services. The platform includes everything from encoding and transcoding of video to the development of multi-screen apps, delivery of content via content delivery network (CDN), subscriber, device, and security management, and real-time analytics.

“As one of the hottest tourism destinations in the Caribbean, San Andrés is growing and driving the need for IPTV services,” said Marc Mulgrum, Setplex’s senior vice president of sales. “We look forward to working with TV ISLA to help deliver all types of television programming utilizing our OTT platform, and support expansion initiatives throughout Colombia.”

Further, as part of the San Andrés deployment, Setplex will integrate video intelligence company NPAW’s video intelligence capabilities, offering advanced monitoring and deep analysis of streaming performance, video usage, location, and the types of devices used to consume content.

“We have been continuously building quality partnerships globally and regionally, finding strong partners to champion alongside of has helped NPAW continue to reach new verticals and build strong relationships,” said Ruben Senor-Megias, Chief Sales Officer at NPAW [Nice People At Work]. “The opportunity to work with Setplex's end-to-end OTT solution, accompanied with NPAW's leading QoE and QoS platform YOUBORA, will give both companies the opportunity to continue to bring unparalleled service to customers like TV ISLA.”

TV ISLA’s 110 channel service in San Andrés is now available.

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