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StarHub HTTP streaming services with Broadpeak

June 13, 2013

Broadpeak, a provider of content delivery networks (CDN) and VoD servers for cable, IPTV, OTT, and hybrid TV operators worldwide, has announced that Singapore-based communications provider StarHub has deployed Broadpeak’s BkM100 Mediator CDN manager and BkS300 multiformat video streaming servers to power its live video services. Utilising Broadpeak’s highly flexible and customisable CDN and video server solutions, StarHub can cost-effectively deliver live television content in a variety of adaptive streaming formats, including Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), providing end users with a superior quality of service.

“Broadpeak solutions now enable us to support HLS adaptive bitrate streaming, ensuring for the first time that we can deliver high-quality video in this popular format to our customers,” said Lin Shu Fen, head of home solutions, StarHub. “Broadpeak CDN management and streaming server solutions dramatically improve the quality of our live television services in addition to providing us with the flexibility to support additional applications like VoD without having to make costly changes to our global architecture.”

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