Leading Czech software developer Mautilus opens subsidiary in Dubai
Mautilus, a leading Czech developer of front-end applications for video streaming announces the opening of its first foreign subsidiary in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This step is a strong confirmation of Mautilus’ long term interest in the Middle East region and North Africa.
In 2014 Mautilus prepared a rich variety of applications for smart technology, from mobile phones to tablets, smart TV and game consoles for icflix, a global provider of online movie streaming in Arabic. “We already have strong partners in the Middle East region. That’s why we are now offering our products and services dealing with video streaming on smart technology and through HbbTV directly where our customers are located,” said Řehoř Vykoupil, CEO, Mautilus.
HbbTV broadcasting, which is gaining more and more importance thanks to digitalization and transition to the DVB-T format, has already been launched in the majority of countries in Europe, Turkey and across the Near East. “It’s an honor working with companies such as Mautilus. That’s why we appreciate very much being involved in the process of opening our partner Mautilus’ first subsidiary here in Dubai,” said Victor Hasan, commercial director with CMT Technologies, a leading provider of IPTV OTT Turnkey Solutions, who hosts the new Mautilus subsidiary in its Dubai premises.
Mautilus affirms its goal to offer customers from the Middle East its best possible services. “The Arabic market is very different from the European one. Here it is important to develop and maintain personal relationships and to have a good understanding of each country’s specifics. Our customers in Europe can be well served from Brno or from London, yet we want to get even closer to our customers in the Arabic world,” said Luboš Lněnička, business development manager at Mautilus, who led the launching of the new subsidiary.
Mautilus was founded in 2010. It focuses on developing applications for video and HbbTV consumption. Currently it holds a leading place on the market of video applications in Central and Eastern Europe. Mautilus is the only Czech company that develops applications for all types of smart technology, from phones to tablets, smart television, HbbTV, game consoles and set-top boxes. Mautilus provides software solutions for companies across the whole world. Its most important customers include names such as HBO, O2, Continental, CME, ORF, Filmin, ABB or Siemens. In June 2015 Mautilus welcomed the strategic entry of Seznam.cz, a top Czech Internet search engine. Together the two companies develop INIO.TV, a strategic application editor project.
On the photo (from the right): Luboš Lněnička, business development manager, Mautilus, and Victor Hasan, commercial director, CMT Technologies during the opening of the first Mautilus subsidiary in Dubai at the beginning of November 2015.