Ericsson has selected Evergent Technologies as a strategic global partner to accelerate the delivery of end-to-end solutions for OTT video services. Evergent has integrated its cloud based service management, product management, subscriber management, and billing platform with Ericsson Managed Player, and Ericsson Mediaroom Reach, the highly scalable platform for OTT video delivery to connected devices. The Evergent partnership helps Ericsson extend its strength in providing managed services including content management, product packaging and preparation, digital rights management, service management, subscriber management, and billing through Evergent and advertising insertion for multiple devices and platforms.
“OTT services are gaining in popularity with the consumer because they offer a plethora of choice, and in theory, ease of access to content,” says Thorsten Sauer, Head of Broadcast and Media Services at Ericsson. “Broadcasters, operators and content owners around the world are eager to quickly launch OTT services and looking for an end-to-end solution that is easy to deploy, monetize, manage and scale. We chose Evergent because they have developed a leading cloud based solution that caters to the needs of OTT service providers. The Evergent team brings deep domain expertise and world-class execution capabilities.”