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CTM & Blacknut Gaming Service Upgrade TV Box To A Full Cross-Media Entertainment System In Macau

Paris - July 4, 2023

Building upon the successful launch of Blacknut’s Cloud Gaming Service on mobile devices, CTM has now added cloud gaming to its CTM Home Media (TV Box), allowing its customers to enjoy streaming video games directly from the interface they are accustomed to, and experience Blacknut in Chinese.

After a successful launch of Blacknut Cloud Gaming, powered by infrastructure provider Radian Arc, to hundreds of thousands of mobile customers in Macau last December, leading telecommunications provider CTM is now extending the experience to the TV screen directly from the interface of its CTM Home Media (TV Box).

Cloud gaming technology removes hardware barriers to bring gaming content to the broadest audience, allowing Blacknut to offer an ever-expanding game catalog with an average of 10 new games added per month. The catalog spans classic AAA games, indie favorites, story-driven adventures,  to ensure convenient and appealing options for any member of the family.

The Blacknut gaming experience is now fully integrated with the CTM Home Media (TV Box) User Interface, together with movies & TV shows. It literally transforms the CTM Home Media (TV Box) into a full Cross-Media Entertainment center in the heart of the living-room. Whether CTM customers are long-time gaming enthusiasts or newcomers to the world of gaming, the integration of Blacknut with CTM Home Media (TV Box) brings the best of gaming at a push of the TV remote.

CTM & Blacknut Gaming Service Upgrade TV Box To A Full Cross-Media Entertainment System In Macau

This exciting collaboration includes titles for all members of the family, from beloved characters and captivating stories of movies IP & TV Series such as the Disney LEGO® games collection or the Indiana Jones saga with epic adventures, family favorite characters to play with, one of the largest collections of racing and sports games available allowing the fans to test themselves in the competition of their favorite sports after they watched the events live on their TV.

The democratization of video gaming over the past 40 years and the increased sharing of original gaming IPs across all media industries have removed the boundaries between target user groups. Similar to how past technology breakthroughs shaped the way we interact with content today, Cloud gaming is the technological revolution within the cross-media entertainment landscape which will enable all generations to interact together.

To reach all Macau gamers, Blacknut will now be available in Chinese, allowing Macau customers to fully enjoy the cloud gaming experience in their native language. By expanding language options, CTM and Blacknut ensure that everyone will easily navigate the platform and enjoy their games.

ISPs have invested considerable amounts in content & hardware to develop a user-base for their IPTV services. Blacknut Cloud Gaming easily integrates into their existing eco-systems to transform their legacy TV platform into a full all-in-one entertainment service, including gaming, [...] Our catalog of games, built around well-acclaimed IPs, enables the cross-pollination of users between gaming and traditional media.
Olivier Avaro, CEO of Blacknut
After the resounding success of the mobile launch of our cloud gaming service, we were keen to extend the offering to all our broadband users. This has been really straightforward with Blacknut [...] By embedding cloud gaming in our CTM Home Media (TV Box), not only are we facilitating content discovery, and cross promotion of games & video content, but we are bringing in the heart of the living-room a revolutionary, immersive and cross-generation experience.
Ebel Cham, VP of Commercial from CTM

About Blacknut -

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 catalog of premium games with 500+ premium titles 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 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. Blacknut was awarded the Red Herring 2021 Top 100 Winner, in Europe.

About CTM -

Established in October 1981, CTM is the leading telecom service provider in Macau offering a full range of professional telecommunications services including mobile, fixed telephony, fiber broadband, enterprise solutions and digital transformation solutions. CTM has eight shops offering a wide variety of telecom products and high quality content services. As of December 2021, CTM employed 1,070 staff. The major shareholder is CITIC Telecom International with 99% of the shares, while Macao Postal Savings holds 1%. For over 40 years alongside with the society, CTM has been actively fulfilling its investment commitments and leading the development of the local telecom industry. By continually introducing and developing cutting edge IT applications, CTM facilitates the cultivation of local digital ecosystem and is determined to achieve its ultimate goal of creating a Digital Macau and building a leading smart city not only within the region, but also worldwide. CTM strives to popularize technology applications in the Macau community as well as boosting the diversified competitiveness of the city.

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