Anevia End-to-End Video-Delivery Technology Chosen for New Spanish OTT TV
Anevia technology selected by telco consortium in southern Spain to power Zapi
Spanish telco consortium Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores (PMO) has chosen a
complete video delivery technology from Anevia, a leading provider of OTT and
IPTV software solutions, to power its new Zapi TV service. Zapi will give local
telecom operators the resources they need to offer a wide range of
subscription-based programmes for viewing on Android set-top-boxes, smart TVs,
smartphones and tablets. The new resource is a joint venture by PTV Telecom and
Opencable, Acutel (Association of Local Operators of Andalusia) and Aotec
(National Association of Local Telecommunications Operators).
"Zapi TV is designed to be a nationwide service offering the highest possible
quality of experience," comments PMO CTO José Carrillo. "We selected Anevia as
a best-of-breed end-to- end video-delivery partner able to function as a single
point of contact, speeding up the entire deployment and integration process.
The result allows the consortium's members to offer their subscribers high
quality-of-experience plus a rich set of features including cloud-based content
search and personalised digital video recording. We have already announced the
service and will be promoting it strongly from Q1 2020 with the aim of
attracting up to 600,000 customers. The service will also include a package of
sports channels for ultra-low-latency delivery."
"Choosing Anevia's end-to-end solution is enabling PMO to achieve a fast
deployment, ensuring the solution goes on air quickly and starts generating
revenue," adds Alfredo Navarro, Anevia's Sales Director Telco Central Latam.
"Low latency was a specific demand which this solution delivers, because all
the products work together to reduce latency: our NEA-LIVE(r) packaging
software, NEA-DVR(r) and NEA-CDN(r) plus the latest version of our Genova
Thanks to Anevia's solutions, Zapi TV features:
* Ultra-low latency, ensuring that sports channel viewers, for example,
experience live coverage with the same immediacy they expect from live
* 4K and UHD content capabilities, with the ability to handle high dynamic
* Streaming scalability, so that the service can start small and grow smoothly
with the audience;
* A Cloud DVR solution giving subscribers the freedom to schedule their own
recordings through an EPG-based or instance-based programme;
* Storage scalability, ensuring that PMO will never be short of Cloud-DVR
About Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores
Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores is a new company created by some of the
longest established cable service providers in Spain.The members of this
strategic partnership are PTV Telecom (a telecommunications company with more
than 30 years of history and a strong presence in southern Spain), Opencable (a
telecommunications services provider with more than 25 years of experience in
the TV sector, supporting more than 60 local operators), ACUTEL (Association of
Local Telecommunications Operators of Andalusia) and AOTEC (National
Association of Telecommunications Operators and Internet Services).
Anevia is a leading OTT and IPTV software provider of innovative multiscreen
solutions for the delivery of live TV, streaming video, time-shifted TV and
video on demand services. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of video
compression, multiscreen IPTV head-ends, Cloud DVR and CDN solutions to enable
viewers to enjoy a next-generation TV experience - anywhere, anytime and on any
screen - including 4K UHD content. The solutions have been widely adopted by
globally renowned telecom and pay-TV operators, TV broadcasters and video
service providers in hospitality, healthcare and corporate businesses.
Founded in 2003, Anevia has a track record of being first to market with
advanced video technologies. The company is a member of and active contributor
to several TV, media and hospitality industry associations. Headquartered in
France, with regional offices in the USA, Dubai and Singapore, Anevia is listed
on the Paris Euronext Growth market.
For more information please visit www.anevia.com.
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