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Vubiquity, Nokia team for T-SAAS offering

September 18, 2017

Vubiquity, a provider of premium content services and media technology solutions and Nokia, the global technology player have announced a new ‘Time-Shift As A Service’ (T-SAAS) offering. The service delivers a hosted software as a service (SaaS) solution with operator licensed premium time-shifted content for Operator’s OTT Service Providers.

T-SAAS, a Vubiquity service, is powered by the Nokia Velocix media delivery platform. The Nokia Cloud DVR Origin Services and Video Recording Manager archive and secure over 700 live premium channels while the Velocix CDN and edge caches provide scale and multi-tenancy for hundreds of network operators. The Nokia platform will provide extensive data collection for per-tenant analytics related to QoS, QoE, and delivery metrics; all in real-time.

“Consumers have a wide range of choices for entertainment today with dynamic capabilities to enhance their viewing experience. T-SAAS brings a unique cloud- based services capability and gives more and more video distributors the ability to rapidly expand customer-facing features with low capex. By offering additional services for convenient viewing, more video distributors can retain loyal subscribers by upgrading quickly,” states Ira Dworkin, Vubiquity’s EVP, Product and Technology.

“With consumer demand for advanced DVR functionality on every screen, Vubiquity’s ‘Time-Shift As-A-Service’ (T-SAAS) gives video distribution partners the ability to offer a more fully personalized viewing experience in a quicker timeframe,” said Paul Larbey, head of Nokia’s IP Video business from Nokia. “We are delighted to join forces with Vubiquity as it allows us to open the doors for creative content distribution.”

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