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Molotov Solutions, Digital Virgo, and Maroc Telecom Launch its OTT Platform, MT TV

In an aim to provide the audience with a seamless TV and VOD experience, Maroc Telecom, Digital Virgo, and Molotov Solutions have launched their own OTT plaftorm called MT TV.

Molotov Solutions is leveraging the technology platform developed for Molotov, the leading French streaming service, to launch an innovative OTT service with over 80 live channels and thousands of hours of catch-up TV and on-demand programs in Morocco. This service is accessible from iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, web browsers, Chromecast, Android TV and Apple TV and very soon on Samsung Smart TV.

MT TV “TV by Maroc Telecom” has been developed through a partnership between Molotov Solutions and Digital Virgo, relying on their combined expertise, technology and key product features:

  • Cloud-based video platform with Live, Catch-up and “On Demand” programs;
  • Multi-CDN ;
  • Digital Virgo’s payment technology for both mobile and landlines;
  • Complete back office offering interface control, content editorialization, user and offer management, and data analysis;
  • Localization of the application in Arabic, with inversion of the interface (Right to Left UI);
  • Mobile and tablet applications (iOS and Android), web responsive directly in browsers and on large screens with Chromecast, Android TV and Apple TV;
  • Key features such as multilingualism, delinearization of streaming programs, individual tracking, parental controls, and many others;
  • International and local content adapted to the Moroccan market.

The consumer offer consists of 3 packages, composed of local and international linear channels, as well as premium SVOD offers such as Starz Arabia, OSN and PlayVOD.

With this comprehensive OTT service, Maroc Telecom can address all its customers’ (mobile, ADSL or fiber) present and future needs with a complete and scalable TV offer.

“We are proud to support a major global operator such as Maroc Telecom in its digital transformation towards OTT. This collaboration demonstrates the unique strength of our technology and our team’s ability to work on large-scale projects.”

François Le Pichon, Chief Operating Officer, Molotov Solutions

“We are pleased to bring this ambitious project to fruition with Maroc Telecom, one of our historical partners in Morocco and Africa. This alliance with Molotov Solutions allows us to enhance our value proposition for telecom operators in the field of high value-added OTT services.”

Achraf Ammour, Sales and Partnership Director, Digital Virgo Morocco

“The momentum around Molotov Solutions (Molotov’s B2B division launched last year), and the volume of inbound interest we receive, clearly show that the industry has begun the shift towards streaming, which requires both resources and technical expertise, as well as a native understanding of these markets.”

JeanDavid Blanc, Chief Executive Officer, Molotov

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