By Metrological
October 07, 2021
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NOS Brings More Premium Apps to the Portuguese Market with Metrological

NOS subscribers now have seamless access to popular premium apps and OTT experiences, enabled by the Metrological Application Platform

Rotterdam – October 7, 2021Metrological, a Comcast Company, today announced that NOS, the largest communication and entertainment group in Portugal, is leveraging the Metrological Application Platform to bring additional premium apps and OTT services to their TV subscribers.

As previously announced, the Metrological Application Platform is integrated across NOS’ next-gen UMA set-top-boxes (STBs). This enables easy onboarding, optimization and monetization of OTT services and app content. Now, NOS is using the Platform’s unified TV App Store and back-office product suite to integrate more, popular premium apps, including Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, and niche and localized content, such as Euronews, Vimeo and Accuweather, into its UMA STB user interfaces. NOS benefits from apps built with the open, lightweight Lightning™ Software Development Kit. This optimizes the user experience for high-performant apps, across all NOS next-gen devices.

“Giving our subscribers easy access to the best content and popular premium apps is more important than ever. Since we first began working together, Metrological has enabled us to respond to our subscribers’ changing content needs. With its Application Platform, we are able to quickly and easily onboard apps across all devices, integrated directly into the award-winning user interface our subscribers know and love.” - João Ferreira, Director of NOS Innovation Services

NOS UI

“As a leading provider, NOS is known for ensuring millions of Portuguese subscribers have access to the best content for all tastes and ages in its eye-catching and intuitive user interface. We have co-worked with NOS to deliver on this promise and are pleased to support NOS as they continue to rollout popular premium and niche services that subscribers crave. As one of the most widely adopted solutions for app deployment across all devices, we are proud to help our customers speed and simplify the integration process.” - Jeroen Ghijsen, CEO of Metrological

With the Metrological Application Platform, service providers can choose content from the Metrological App Library, which includes more than 300 pre-integrated TV apps, to offer their subscribers. The Metrological Application Platform is deployed at multiple Tier 1 cable and telco companies globally.

Additional information about Metrological is available at: www.metrological.com. For more information about NOS, visit: www.nos.pt.

About NOS

NOS is the largest communications and entertainment group in Portugal. It offers state-of-the-art fixed and mobile solutions, television, internet, voice and data to all market segments. It is a leader in cinema distribution and exhibition, owning the largest number of cinema complexes and cinemas in Portugal. NOS has 5 million mobile customers, 1.7 million television customers, 1.8 million fixed telephone customers and 1.5 million fixed broadband internet customers. More information at http://www.nos.pt/institucional

About Metrological

Metrological, a Comcast company, enables operators to seamlessly integrate their TV and OTT content into a single viewer experience. The cloud-based Application Platform delivers a complete product suite for monetization, onboarding and managing the lifecycle of apps and premium OTT services on any device. Content providers are able to reach over 40 million households across operator networks by adding a single app to the Metrological App Library. Metrological works with cable and telecommunications companies such as Comcast, Liberty Global, Vodafone, NOS, Fetch and Multichoice. Founded in 2005, Metrological is based in The Netherlands with offices in the U.S. and Europe. For more information, please visit www.metrological.com.

Metrological PR Contact

Renée Burch, JLM Partners for Metrological, +1 425-220-1104, renee@jlmpartners.com