CodecSys Broadens OTT Solution by Optimizing Content Services from Vivicast
Mar 26, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Broadcast International and Vivicast Media jointly announced their alliance from OTT Con 2012.
The Company said the agreement calls for joint services to be offered to mutual customers and partners who deliver next-generation IPTV and OTT solution offerings.
The race to bring an expanded lineup of video broadcast programming to users over a variety of mobile devices and IP-based networks is heating up and the driving distinction for television, broadcast, and service providers is the diversity and breadth of their channel lineup and content offerings. IPTV providers and Content Services Providers must break out of their pre-programmed, structured lineups to enable custom menu choices made available to any device over any IP network.
According to a release, Vivicast boasts a lineup of programming and content from sources around the globe. Its approach enables providers to build custom packages and complimentary programming to be delivered Over-The-Top to end users anywhere over any network. And now that invaluable video content will be treated by CodecSys from Broadcast International and delivered at lower bitrates with much higher quality.
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed but the solution is immediately available and under evaluation by several joint customers and prospects.
Stuart Smitherman, CEO of Vivicast said, "We've built the most robust lineup of programming content for IPTV and OTT network providers in the industry. It is critical to protect the value of our offerings by ensuring the final user enjoys the highest quality viewing experience possible, regardless of how the access or view the content. CodecSys ensures that every program, every stream, on every device is delivered with Cinema-Quality Video at the lowest bandwidth possible. It delivers tremendous network efficiencies while improving the viewing experience of our content."
Steve Jones, General Manager of the CodecSys Division added, "Our customers are under constant battle to retain their subscribers and one of the most compelling means to do so is to deliver a broader and customizable lineup of programming choices. Vivicast can instantly rejuvenate a provider's offerings which will secure customer loyalty, prevent attrition, and stave off competitive threats. Their turn-key approach, coupled with our platform provides a streamlined OTT solution that can be deployed in very short order."
Broadcast International is a provider of video-powered broadcast solutions, including IP, and digital satellite, Internet streaming and other types of wired/wireless network distribution.
Vivicast Media is a source for Over-The-Top, mobile, CATV and IPTV programming.
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