July 14, 2015—San Ramon, CA and Tel Aviv, Israel---Continuing its global membership expansion, yes, Israel’s satellite TV service provider, has joined MoCA as an Associate member. yes, with more than 40 percent of Israel's multi-channel television market, is expanding its innovative home networking services with the integration of MoCA technology.
Since its inception, yes has been known for its integration and use of the most advanced technologies.
In 2011 yes launched, for the first time in Israel, its yes Streamer service allowing viewers to watch personal content from their computer on their television screen using a simple and familiar interface. In 2013, the company launched its multi-room service which enables a recording from the living room to be viewed from any room in the house. In addition, yes launched its MyTV service which provides personalized recommendations based on viewing habits and also enables smart browsing of the program guides and VOD catalogue.
In May 2014 the company launched the game-changing yesGO service providing around 50 of its leading channels and thousands of titles on VOD to all the company's customers any time and everywhere on many different devices: iPhone and iPad by Apple, and android-based tablets, smartphones, as well as personal computers.
The company recognizes the value of using MoCA technology to ensure continued end user satisfaction and to meet the increasing demand for IPTV and HD delivery.
“Yes points to the significance the MoCA technology standard can provide to forward looking service providers on every continent,” said Charles Cerino, MoCA President. “We welcome yes to the Alliance and look forward to their insights and contributions toward reinforcing the Alliance a truly global standard.”
“MoCA technology dovetails with our company goal of only using the most advanced technologies for our services,” said Itzhak Elyakim, VP Engineering & CTO at yes. “Providing our customers with a highly reliable entertainment delivery is critical to our growth as a company.”
yes satellite TV was established in 1998, and launched its broadcasting services in July 2000. yes is Israel's only provider of multi-channel television broadcasts via satellite. Since its establishment, the company has recruited over 630,000 subscribers constituting about 43% share of Israel's multi-channel television market. yes currently employs a staff of 2,200. The company's turnover in 2014 totaled about 1.72 billion NIS. yes is owned by Bezeq.
MoCA technology is the worldwide standard for high performance and high reliability in the connected home, and has been adopted by cable, telco/IPTV and satellite operators worldwide. MoCA technology is also used to extend Wi-Fi® connectivity within the home.
MoCA 2.0 offers two performance modes of 400 and 800 Mbps (bonded) net throughputs, (1 Gbps for bonded point to point mode), one in 100 million packet error rate (PER) with 3.6 ms latency, improved power savings and backward interoperability with MoCA 1.1.
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