Streamroot, a provider of distributed delivery for OTT video, has been selected to become a principal member of the Streaming Video Alliance, an industry forum comprised of leading companies from the online video ecosystem.
Streamroot was selected for a one-year principal membership, as part of the Alliance Membership Grant Program, which invites innovative companies to participate in and contribute to the Alliance’s work, and take an active part in the Alliance’s mission of deeper industry collaboration across the video streaming ecosystem. As a principal member, Streamroot joins NBCUniversal, FOX Networks, Sky, Disney Streaming Services, Comcast, Amazon Web Services and others in developing best practices, guidelines and technical specifications that address critical challenges in online video.
“We’re delighted to join the Alliance,” says Pierre-Louis Théron, Co-Founder and CEO of Streamroot. “We are honoured to be part of this distinguished organization. Our selection demonstrates the essential role peer-to-peer delivery has in the future of content delivery,” he adds. “We are eager to share our knowledge and participate in working groups that will determine the next industry standards for high-quality video delivery.”
“The Streaming Video Alliance was established to develop an open architecture, propose standards, and promote best practices to support the future of streaming video,” said Jason Thibeault, Executive Director, Streaming Video Alliance. “We welcome Streamroot to the Alliance. They join leading organisations from across the industry to help shape the future of online video by collaborating, discussing, and planning how the video ecosystem can operate openly and scale to best meet consumer demand.”