Cambridge, UK, October 28th 2021 — Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, announced today its partnership with leading audiovisual technology distributor, BNS SmartXS, part of the BNS Group. BNS SmartXS becomes Amino’s key distribution channel in the European Entrepreneurial Region and the Middle East for its H200, Amigo 7X, and Aria 7 devices.

This strategic partnership will allow the two parties to bring Amino’s next-generation media players to more customers in the Enterprise market. The recent launch of the Amino H200, a powerful and reliable media player enabling 4K content with low latency designed specifically for the Enterprise market, has highlighted the leading role that Amino is playing in this sector. The distribution agreement also covers Amigo 7X, the Android TV platform tier certified UHD set-top box and Aria 7, the high-performance Linux hybrid set-top box delivering TV and streaming services.

“Amino has been driving innovation in the Enterprise and Operator space for decades and our recent product launches demonstrate our continuing momentum,” said Aferian Group CEO, Donald McGarva. “We are ready to grow our presence in Europe and the Middle East and BNS SmartXS has a fantastic track record when it comes to technology product distribution and sales in these regions. We’re excited to be working with a team that has such a strong footprint and deep understanding of these markets.”

“BNS SmartXS knows the Enterprise market inside out, so that partnering with Amino, the leading provider of innovative solutions in these sectors, is a natural fit,” said Bastiaan Kuijlaars, Managing Director of BNS SmartXS. “We look forward to delivering Amino’s cutting-edge solutions to existing customers and growing its customer base in Europe and the Middle East. Our distribution and sales expertise coupled with Amino’s unrivalled enterprise and operator value proposition, is the recipe for success.”

About Amino Communications

Amino is a global leader in media and entertainment technology solutions and an IPTV pioneer, working with over 250 operators in 100-plus countries. Drawing on more than 20 years’ experience delivering IP/cloud innovation, Amino enables operators to meet the challenges they face as broadcast TV and online video moves to an all-IP future with managed over-the-top (OTT) offerings. Amino is an expert in software, hardware, and cloud implementation and deploys its leading-edge technologies and integrates these  reputation, stemming churn, growing subscribers and increasing average revenue per user (ARPU).

Amino Communications is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aferian PLC and listed on the London Stock Exchange Alternative Investment Market (AIM: AFRN), with headquarters in Cambridge, United Kingdom, and global offices in California, Finland, Hong Kong, and Portugal. For more details, visit

About BNS SmartXS
BNS SmartXS is a renowned provider for technical innovative solutions in the AV and connectivity market. At BNS SmartXS we strongly believe that our “technovation for human experience” makes an impact on the world, while reducing the total cost of ownership and improving the quality of life. For more than 15 years BNS SmartXS encourages its business partners to continuously ensure optimization by pursuing innovative solutions.

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