NAGRA, a Kudelski Group digital TV business and provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, has announced that its MediaLive multiscreen solution enabled record adoption of Canal+ Spain’s OTT platform, “Yomvi de Canal+,” during the live streaming, on March 22nd, 2015, of a major football match between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Marking a major milestone for Yomvi, the live programme was viewed on more than 376,000 devices, representing a 29 percent increase in device reach over the same period last year, and was watched by an estimated half a million people.
Moreover, NAGRA MediaLive continues to enable steady growth and further device reach for the OTT service with the addition of the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 game consoles to the operator’s supported device line-up.
“Yomvi is gaining more and more traction with viewers and is available on more devices than ever before – we’re very pleased to see how quickly the service is being accepted and used by consumers,” said Adolfo Remacha, Chief Technology Officer, Canal+ Spain. “We believe OTT is and will continue to be a key driver for growth over the next few years and we will continue, in parallel, to invest in our platform with the ultimate goal of providing the best viewing experience to consumers thanks to solutions like NAGRA MediaLive.”
Powered by MediaLive, Yomvi is a scalable pay-TV multiscreen platform, supporting the growth of live and on-demand content streaming to multiple devices for Canal+ Spain. Yomvi is also available on computers, iOS and Android devices, the Xbox 360 game console, and Samsung and LG smart TV sets.