The collaboration between Blacknut and NOS makes more than 500 games available to play over the telco’s new 5G network
Cloud-gaming specialist Blacknut and NOS, the largest communications and entertainment group in Portugal, have teamed up to offer Portugal’s first dedicated cloud gaming experience in an exclusive partnership as part of NOS’s official 5G strategy. A demo of the new 5G service is available in dedicated stores. After the launch of 5G, NOS will deliver Blacknut’s cloud gaming service directly to its customers.
NOS is leading the implementation of the 5G network in Portugal, with ambitions of becoming a leader in the 5.0 revolution. 5G presents an ideal opportunity for mobile operators looking to innovate and launch new services, with cloud gaming an ideal showcase for what 5G can offer. The higher data speeds, increased capacity and lower latency are ideal for delivering PC and console-quality games to any connected device.
Blacknut is a leading cloud gaming provider that enables ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services and media companies to quickly launch their own streaming games services, as well as serving gamers in 40 countries through its own-brand Blacknut subscription service. Blacknut already powers cloud gaming services for Telecom Italia (Tim Games - Italy), Swisscom (Switzerland), Partner TV (Israel) and POST (Luxembourg), amongst others.
This exclusive partnership with Blacknut proves the commitment of NOS to offer its customers the most innovative entertainment services of the market. The focus on bringing this pioneering cloud gaming technology offer to Portugal enables to reveal the countless possibilities of the 5G networks.
Said Daniel Beato, Executive Board Member of NOS.
Blacknut’s ability to help our partners quickly launch cloud gaming service without the need to invest in their own infrastructure or spend time building their own library of licensed games was a key factor in NOS choosing to partner with us. This new launch with NOS in Portugal is a great example of how 5G will bring new opportunities for mobile operators to deliver gaming and content alongside their core services.
Said Olivier Avaro, CEO of Blacknut.
More information on the 5G service NOS provides can be found here.