Advanced Television

eMedia Network builds iON IPTV service on Akamai

February 16, 2016

Akamai Technologies, a the global player in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, has announced that eMedia Network is using Akamai’s Media Delivery Solutions to deliver broadcast-quality video and radio content on its global OTT/IPTV platform, iON. The partnership has enabled eMedia to improve customer experiences and penetrate new markets across Europe, North America and Oceania (Australia and New Zealand).

eMedia specialises in digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetisation of multicultural television and radio content.

“We are serving a small, niche market so quality is key because the community talks. If we do not offer the best service, in time, no one will watch our programming. By being on the Akamai platform, we can serve all networks and all devices efficiently and at broadcast quality,” said Mark Lobwein, Executive Chairman, eMedia Network. “Together with our network partners and Akamai, we are wowing audiences around the world with interactive experiences that are at the forefront of online video.”

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