Octoshape and Norigin Media Announce Partnership to Deliver Multiscreen OTT Services for Broadcasters

Integrated cloud encoding management and stream acceleration OTT platform will be presented @IBCShow in Amsterdam between the 12th and 16th of September at NORIGIN MEDIA Booth 14.H16

September 8th 2014, – Phoenix, AZ and Oslo, Norway – Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based, over-the-top (OTT) stream acceleration and contribution technologies for broadcasters, enterprises and carriers, and Norigin Media, a TV Everywhere company that enables multi-screen TV services and products, today announced a partnership to help premium content owners and broadcasters accelerate the launch of new, global multiscreen OTT streaming services to consumers on connected devices.  The Octoshape and Norigin partnership offers an integrated service for linear OTT broadcast, from signal acquisition to multiscreen delivery, across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  The integrated solution will be demoed during IBC 2014 in Amsterdam.

The partnership is based on Norigin’s Cloud encoding product, which can be leveraged using any Live satellite or IP feed made available in Europe, combining Live TV ingest, transcoding and event scheduling on one platform. This platform has now been integrated using Octoshape’s patented Infinite UplinkTMand Infinite HD-MTMtechnologies, a suite of stream acceleration and multicast technologies enabling high quality video experiences across broadband distribution networks. The Norigin Media online event-scheduling tool will now allow content owners to distribute via Octoshape´s global distribution platform without any new integration testing.

“Norigin Media’s solution is a perfect fit with our service offerings,” said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO of Octoshape. “The integrated 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 while simultaneously driving brand protection and revenue.”

With the new solution, content owners and broadcasters will be able to expand their live channel offerings to PC and mobile devices.  Octoshape’s fully integrated OTT/IPTV solution with Norigin’s state-of-the-art live video processing ensures that globally dispersed subscribers experience the same quality experience as broadcast TV, now over broadband multi-screen connected devices.

Jussi Komonen, Co-founder and COO, Norigin Media says “Our partnership with Octoshape completes a turnkey solution for multi-screen Live TV management in the cloud by adding a superior, new option for high quality content distribution to connected devices around the world. Our customers will be able to test the Octoshape streams within the online booking system and feel comfortable with the scheduling mechanism for live events. The business model for event based encoding tool matches the distribution network´s commercial models making it easier for our customer budgets.”

For more information or to schedule a demo during IBC, please email sales@octoshape.com.

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 multi-screen, point to (multi) point contribution and enterprise delivery.  Visit us at www.octoshape.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

For Octoshape

sales@octoshape.com

About Norigin Media NORIGIN MEDIA, A TV Everywhere Company, enables multi-screen and OTT services for network operators, broadcasters and content owners. The Scandinavian company offers a complete multi-screen application suite called the Hybrid Apps and a Live TV hosting headend capacity as primary products. Head-quartered in Oslo, the company has provided solutions for T-Mobile, France Telecom/ Orange, Nextel, Eurosport, TV2 Denmark, BBC, MTV, FOX and other reputable customers. For more information please visit www.noriginmedia.comor follow us on Twitter @NoriginMedia

For Norigin Media

Ajey Anand Chief Commercial Officer

Tel: +47 414 977 69

Email: ajey@noriginmedia.com