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Verimatrix, Quiptel deliver West Africa OTT service

May 24, 2017

Quiptel and Verimatrix have announced a partnership that will offer the first secure OTT service in West Africa enabling thousands of residents on Bonny Island in Nigeria to stream live and on-demand TV uninterrupted.

Combining the video delivery expertise of Quiptel, with the Verimatrix revenue security solutions, a closed system design that turns DStv (a Sub Saharan TV service) content into a standalone OTT service, overcoming traditional satellite TV transmission issues caused by heavy rainfall and network congestion.

Gert Rieder, Falcon Media House CEO and Executive Chairman, comments:  “We’re thrilled to be providing the first secure OTT service in West Africa which will help thousands of people on Bonny Island to enjoy high quality content streaming. As leading experts in our field working to the highest standards, we’re proud to partner with Verimatrix, whose award-winning security credentials enable video service providers to cost-effectively extend their networks and enable new business models”.

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