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Octoshape and iStreamPlanet Announce Partnership to Deliver Multiscreen OTT/IPTV Services for Broadcasters

Content acquisition, preparation and multiscreen broadband delivery bundle represents end-to-end solution for global live and on-demand video distribution

Las Vegas - NAB 2014(08 Apr 2014)

Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based streaming technologies and iStreamPlanet, the leader in live streaming services, today announced a partnership to help premium content owners and distributors accelerate the launch of new, global multiscreen OTT/IPTV services to consumers on connected devices around the world. The Octoshape and iStreamPlanet partnership offers an integrated service to provide content owners, aggregators and distributors complete solutions for live and on-demand streaming, from content acquisition to distribution for broadband multiscreen devices globally. The offering is based on Aventus, iStreamPlanet’s cloud-based, live video workflow solution that combines media ingest, processing and publishing on one platform, with Octoshape’s patented Infinite HDMTM, a suite of stream acceleration and multicast technologies enabling high quality video experiences across broadband distribution networks.

 
“iStreamPlanet’s Aventus solution is a natural fit with our service offerings,” said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO of Octoshape. “The combined and integrated platform value proposition for high quality, cost effective content acquisition, preparation and distribution enables a seamless transition for traditional broadcasters to offer a high quality OTT service. We make sure that the quality of this high value content makes it to the end consumer, driving brand protection and revenue back to the broadcaster.”
 
With the new solution, direct broadcast satellite service providers will be able to expand their broadband channel offerings to PC and mobile devices.  Octoshape’s fully integrated OTT/IPTV solution with iStreamPlanet’s state of the art live video processing ensures that globally disbursed subscribers experience the same quality they are accustomed to from broadcast TV, now over broadband multiscreen connected devices.
 
Video acceleration solutions from Octoshape provide a differentiated platform that enables the evolution from geographically constrained broadcast TV, to global, cloud-based broadband TV. The patented stream acceleration algorithms combined with the suite of multicast technologies offer TV quality and a cost effective commercial model for operators, OTT/IPTV service providers and premium content owners, enabling them with the ability to reach millions of subscribers worldwide.
 
“Built from the ground up for the cloud, Aventus significantly reduces the cost and complexity of the live video workflow for content owners and distributors.  Our partnership with Octoshape adds new options for content delivery and distribution to connected devices around the globe,” said Robin Cole, vice president of marketing and business development for iStreamPlanet.
 
Streaming media innovator Octoshape provides a differentiated platform that enables the evolution of Broadcast TV to global, cloud-based Broadband TV. The patented stream acceleration system combined with the suite of multicast technologies offer TV quality and a cost effective commercial model for operators, OTT/IPTV service providers and premium content owners enabling them with the ability to reach millions of device-connected subscribers worldwide.  Leading broadcasters and direct broadcast satellite service providers around the world are relying on Octoshape to deliver their content over IP Networks.
 
About Octoshape
Streaming media innovator Octoshape is bridging the transition from Broadcast TV to Broadband TV by providing the enabling technology required to bring TV Quality, TV Scale and TV Economics to the public Internet. The Octoshape approach is more scalable, flexible and affordable than traditional content delivery (CDN) schemes, while providing feature-rich, high-quality viewing to the largest of audiences. For more information visit www.octoshape.com.
 
About iStreamPlanet
iStreamPlanet, the leader in live, simplifies live video streaming to multiple screens. iStreamPlanet is changing the way live streaming is done with the launch of Aventus, a cloud and software-based, live video streaming solution for premium content providers.
 
iStreamPlanet’s innovative approach has been chosen by the world’s leading sports, entertainment, and technology brands, including NBC Sports, Turner Broadcasting, Fox, AT&T, and Microsoft, to bring live, online video to connected audiences around the world.
 
Founded in 2000, the privately held company is headquartered in Las Vegas with a software development center in Redmond, WA. More information can be found at www.iStreamPlanet.com.