SoftAtHome Welcomes Swisscom as New Shareholder in its Club of Operators
Paris, October 29, 2015 – In a strategic move, Swisscom and Orange are partnering to boost SoftAtHome’s software platform.
Swisscom joins Orange and Etisalat in SoftAtHome’s Club of Operators. This Club has been created with the objective to share experiences, deploy best in class Connected Home services and develop ground-breaking Digital Home solutions for the future.
« Swisscom joining the Club of Operators reinforces our ‘raison d’être’. Software players are strategic assets for operators and therefore need a solid and long-lasting shareholding structure, » said Michel Degland, CEO of SoftAtHome. « We are very proud that Swisscom has reaffirmed its confidence in our innovation and expertise in the Digital Home field. What started with Etisalat a few years ago and is continued by Swisscom today will make our Club of Operators stronger, turned towards the future and actually ready to welcome new members. »
« Orange is pleased to welcome Swisscom into the Club of Operators. We look forward to extending this Club to new players by developing further strategic agreements with operators, » declared Mari-Noëlle Jego-Laveissiere, Orange Senior Executive Vice President Innovation, Marketing and Technologies, Chairman of SoftAtHome’s Board of Directors. « SoftAtHome is an enabler of Orange’s strategic plan, providing our customers with unmatched service experience, the best of enriched connectivity and the latest digital trends, such as IoT. »
SoftAtHome is a fast-growing software company delivering leading connectivity, Pay TV and digital services for Operator devices in the home. Through its SOP product, SoftAtHome is empowering operators to compete against local competition and global players alike by leveraging the ecosystem to deliver outstanding services. SOP is central to delivering standard based cost-effective solutions that are simple and long-lasting. Its solutions are already deployed on over 25 million homes in more than 15 countries in multiple broadband and broadcast deployments for major operators.
The company is headquartered in France with development and sales teams also in Belgium and the UAE.
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