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Vivo Netflix upgrade courtesy of MediaKind, better late than never

Evidence of MediaKind reenergizing a longstanding Mediaroom customer other than Deutsche Telekom has finally come to light – as the new face of Ericsson Media Solutions announced a project involving the integration of Netflix into Telefónica’s Vivo Fibra service in Brazil. In recent years it has looked like Telefónica regretted the scale of its commitment to Mediaroom, given Microsoft’s exit just a year later, and since then the platform has gradually been waning as the telco migrates to new hybrid or OTT platforms. This has opened the door for Wyplay’s Frog middleware to stake a claim at Telefónica, while other open technology platforms like Android TV and Comcast’s RDK have found favor elsewhere as the preferred middleware platforms for pay…

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