VIVOplay and Octoshape deliver “El Festival Viña del Mar” across Internet connected devices
Infinite HD-M TM to deliver live streaming for Latin American music festival
February 23, 2015 – Phoenix, AZ Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based streaming technology together with VIVOplay, the OTT content provider innovator in Latin-America, announced today they have been selected as the exclusive providers of live video streaming services for the Festival Viña del Mar 2015.
As an official and exclusive provider of the Festival, VIVOplay will leverage Octoshape’s suite of multi-screen broadband stream acceleration and multicast technologies for distribution of high quality, live coverage. The subscribers will be able to view the festival on their own TV´s using many smart devices including Apple TV and Chromecast.
The Festival will be broadcast live from Sunday, February 22 to Friday 27, and include many premiere Latin American artists. The entire VIVOplay community of subscribers will enjoy the festival for the first time on multiple devices, from any country in Latin America, USA, Spain and Portugal where there is a concentration of Hispanic ethnicity.
The last Viña del Mar Festival was followed by more than 10 million people in Latin America and without any doubt will be one of the biggest events followed by this new era of OTT multi-screen and TV experiences.
“It is important that we satisfy our subscribers viewing and streaming demands” said Carlos Hulett, CEO of VIVOplay. “Octoshape has met our rigorous requirements for high quality multiscreen viewing, with global reach, to very large audiences including the World Cup. These are all critical factors to connecting with our subscribers and growing the TV experience on a global level.”
“It is an honor to support the multi-screen delivery of this prestigious musical event to a global Latin American audience,” said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO for Octoshape. “The stakes are high when it comes to delivery of live events, which is why the world’s premier brands choose Octoshape for the quality, scalability, and economic models needed to make their content distribution over broadband a success.”
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.
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.
VIVOplay is a digital platform to answer the demand from the Hispanic market to get the best in class entertainment in his own language. Is the first TV per subscriber OTT (Over the Top) platform transmitting Latin American content focused to Hispanic community with high quality audiovisual experience produced from the different Hispanic countries. Visit us at www.vivoplay.net for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter, you can download the app VIVOplay for IOS and Android devices.
Gabriela Agudo Adriani