FiOS Streams with Clearleap Technology
Verizon FiOS is now better able to deliver local and video-on-demand (VOD) content thanks to the integration of Clearleap technology. Clearleap is an IP-based content management and distribution company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Verizon has integrated and deployed Clearleap's cloud-based content management, delivery, and advertising platform into its TV infrastructure.
Clearleap's technology is being used in several ways by Verizon, including streamlining production for FiOS 1, Verizon's channel for local news, sports, traffic, and weather.
Verizon will also use Clearleap to improve FiOS 1 and VOD in all markets. It's being used to deliver professional sports content to subscribers, for example. Teams can produce and upload content for their own FiOS VOD channels.
The cloud-based technology is currently being used in Washington, D.C., and Long Island, New York, to let FiOS 1 producers upload, process, and distribute material for local markets.
The Clearleap deployment was completed in one month in all 15 states that carry Verizon FiOS, and it will be used by 3.2 million subscribers. The deployment was actually completed a couple of months ago, but Clearleap just received approval to publicize the adoption.
"Clearleap's platform allows us to create more compelling local content while dramatically increasing the speed and reducing costs for quickly getting that content into customers' homes," says Tricia Lynch, director of content strategy and acquisition for Verizon.
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