Advanced Television

TF1 selects Streamroot

May 4, 2018

Streamroot, a provider of distributed delivery for OTT video, has announced that TF1 Group has chosen Streamroot’s patented technology to deliver its online video content.

TF1 is the leading private-sector unencrypted broadcaster in France. It broadcasts five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 SERIES FILMS and LCI). With its MYTF1 digital platform already seeing more than 1.3 billion videos viewed in 2017.

“We take pride in offering TV-quality streaming to our growing online viewer base,” commented Nicolas Theraroz, CTO at e-TF1. “Scaling to TV-size audiences on a digital platform – while maintaining the same quality standards – requires more than simply adding servers. It calls for a ground-breaking solution.”

Streamroot CEO and Co-Founder Pierre-Louis Theron, added: “We are proud to help TF1 deliver when the stakes are highest, and look forward to powering their online platforms for major events such as this summer’s FIFA World Cup. It is a great honour for Streamroot to be working with the leading free-to-air television group in France, and to contribute to the immersive video experience it provides millions of viewers worldwide.”

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