LAOLA1.tv selects Octoshape for Premium OTT Video Delivery

Infinite HDTM powers high quality multiscreen linear sports to audiences globally

Copenhagen, Denmark March 5, 2015 – Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based, over-the-top (OTT) stream acceleration and contribution technologies for broadcasters, enterprises and carriers, announced today that LAOLA1.tv, the international online sport TV channel has selected Octoshape Infinite HDTM to support high quality OTT delivery to its growing customer base.

Fueled by strong demand, and the expansion into new geographic regions, the LAOLA1.tv premium content offerings required an OTT delivery solution capable of securely delivering broadcast-quality live content to multi-screen viewers in the global market.

As a result of integration with Octoshape’s patented stream acceleration technologies for OTT IPTV, LAOLA1.tv will be able to provide HD quality to its worldwide audience. Octoshape’s broadcast solutions include content authentication for secure content delivery, time shift functionality as well as certain geographical restrictions for content access.

“We are very pleased to power the premium content offerings of LAOLA1.tv”, said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO of Octoshape. “When it comes to consumers paying real money for OTT multiscreen experiences, the quality and reliability must be second to none. This assurance is why broadcasters worldwide are choosing Octoshape over traditional delivery methods.”

Octoshape’s technologies are adopted by some of the largest broadcasters, technology and service providers in the world enabling them with OTT / IPTV and TV Everywhere services at the highest possible quality and scale. Octoshape’s Infinite HD™ platform is 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.

About Octoshape

Octoshape is a revolutionary cloud OTT IPTV service provider that focuses on delivering broadcast, enterprise and carrier solutions. Octoshape’s cloud technologies are adopted worldwide to enable the evolution of broadcast TV to broadband TV. The patented stream acceleration platform combined with the suite of multicast technologies offer unparalleled stream quality, true global reach and multicast-equivalent network efficiency to deliver a consistent and cost effective TV viewing experience for broadband multiscreen, point to (multi) point contribution and enterprise delivery. Visit us at www.octoshape.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About LAOLA1.tv

LAOLA1.tv, the international online sport TV, excites sports fans and content partners 365 days a year with moving images from the world of sports.

LAOLA1.tv is a subsidiary of the owner-managed company “the sportsman media holding”, which also includes the sportsman media group, a sport rights and sport marketing agency; unas media productions, experts for live streaming and video platform productions and production company for traditional video production services; and LAOLA1 Multimedia, operator of Austria’s largest sport website and experienced service partner for clubs and associations in the area of new media services. Together with unas media productions and on behalf of Deutsche Telekom, LAOLA1 Multimedia produces game footage at all Bundesliga matches, starting with the Bundesliga 2013/14 season, for the Club TV portals of numerous clubs in the German premier and second leagues.

“the sportsman media holding” also includes the performance-oriented online marketing agency gramercy global media, DuoDomi office furnishings, Werder Sports (Bremen’s largest sport and fitness facility) and WRC Promoter GmbH. The group currently has over 300 employees at twelve different locations.

Official Website: www.thesportsmanholding.com

For Octoshape

Scott Brown

scott.brown@octoshape.com

+1.770.578.1686