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Virgin Media selects Concurrent’s CDN solution

March 19, 2013

Nick Snow @ TV Connect

Concurrent, a specialist in video and media data solutions, has revealed that Virgin Media has selected Concurrent’s MediaHawk VX unified content delivery network solution to support video services to IP connected devices.

Virgin Media will use Concurrent’s MediaHawk technology to support Virgin TV Anywhere, a new cloud-based entertainment service that gives customers the flexibility to access TV content on computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. Concurrent enables Virgin Media to reach multiple devices using a common software solution and content delivery architecture. MediaHawk supports a wide variety of video applications, including linear broadcast, video on-demand, time-shifted TV and network DVR. With its embedded eFactor content workflow features, MediaHawk simplifies multi-screen content delivery and reduces operational costs by adapting source content on-the-fly to satisfy the requirements of each target device.

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