Blacknut and A1 Telekom Austria partners to bring cloud gaming service with more than 500 family-friendly games


News - Paris 2021-04-06


Blacknut and A1 Telekom have struck a partnership to bring over 500 games to its customers in Austria

Cloud-gaming specialist Blacknut has partnered with Austria’s mobile and fixed-line network, A1 to facilitate cloud gaming access to its 5 million-plus subscribers. A1 will also enable all its subscribers to benefit from a special price.

The cloud gaming service will now integrate an option to subscribe directly in Blacknut’s Android mobile application with the carrier direct billing and facilitate the access to all A1’s consumers to +500 family-friendly premium games.

This new service is already available, and A1 customers can sign up via the A1 mobile app, with a special offer A1 Telekom Austria subscribers will benefit for a monthly fee of 9.99€/month, directly included to their monthly bill. With games across all genres including adventure, simulation, strategy, RPG and more, A1’s customers will access the whole experience.

A1 is the leading fixed and mobile network operator in Austria, with 5.4 million mobile and 2.3 million fixed-line customers.Launched in 2018, Blacknut’s cloud gaming service is available directly to gamers in 40 countries. Blacknut enables ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services and media companies to quickly launch their own streaming games services. Blacknut is already powering cloud gaming services for telecom operators such as Telecom Italia (Italy), Swisscom (Switzerland), and POST (Luxembourg), amongst others.

Our new partnership with A1 in Austria shows again how cloud gaming is near the top of the agenda for mobile operators. Latest cloud technology finally gives us the speeds and low latency to fulfil the promise of cloud gaming, delivering a quality experience wherever you are. The team of A1 really grasped the potential for gaming as a new service opportunity, and we look forward to working together to make this launch a success.

Said Olivier Avaro, CEO of Blacknut

Blacknut’s cloud gaming service is available to A1 Telekom Austria subscribers for a monthly fee of 9.99€/month. More information is available at A1 Blacknut

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About Blacknut - www.blacknut.com
Blacknut is the world's leading pure player cloud gaming service dedicated to the general public, distributed both direct to consumers and B2B through ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services & Media companies. Blacknut offers the largest catalogue of +500 premium games carefully selected for the whole family, all included in a monthly subscription. The service is now available across Europe, Asia & North America on a wide range of devices, including PC, mobiles, set-top-boxes and Smart TVs. Blacknut was founded in 2016 by Olivier Avaro (CEO) and is headquartered in Rennes, France, with offices in Paris, Seoul and San Francisco.

About A1 Telekom Austria
A1 is part of the A1 Telekom Austria Group - a leading provider of digital services and communication solutions in the CEE region with around 25 million customers in seven countries. The Telekom Austria Group (ATX: TKA), which offers communication solutions, payment and entertainment services as well as integrated business solutions, achieved sales of 4.57 billion euros in the 2019 financial year, of which more than 2.65 billion euros came from A1 sales. Around 18,000 employees and state-of-the-art broadband infrastructure enable a digital lifestyle and allow customers, companies and devices to network anywhere and anytime. As the European unit of América Móvil, one of the world's largest wireless service providers, the group is headquartered in Vienna and provides access to worldwide solutions.

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Blacknut is the world's leading pure player cloud gaming service, with the largest catalogue of premium games for the whole family, all included in a monthly subscription.