Viya’s New TV+ service goes live with ATEME

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ATEME, a specialist in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced that its multiplatform video-delivery solution has gone live on ATN International’s Viya, the largest telecommunications and entertainment service provider in the US Virgin Islands.

The newly launched Viya TV+ service gives islanders throughout the region access to a next-gen television experience using cloud-based connectivity. Subscribers gain access to linear and on-demand content through a dedicated media player, Smart TV, iOS or Android device. They can also enjoy seamless viewing between all devices in the household, at their preferred time.

“The arrival of our Viya TV+ connected TV platform is fantastic news for the islands,” says Mark Jensen, Executive Director of Video Product and Strategy of ATN. “We have been working hard with our partners to bring one of the best entertainment experiences powered by our award-winning user interface offering personalized recommendations and highlighting popular live and on demand content seamlessly. The underpinnings of the experience is Viya’s ultrafast and reliable broadband service. This enabled us to leverage cloud-based solutions from ATEME powering the delivery of both live and on-demand entertainment to any screen along with a powerful cDVR service. It’s so important for us to be able to combine leading technological innovation with our long-standing commitment to sustainability, and with this new entertainment platform, we can deliver on both.”

Damien Lucas, Chief Product Officer at ATEME, added: “Our scalable solutions enable OTT TV service providers to increase efficiency while reducing their environmental footprint. We are proud to have helped ATN International deploy a service that makes watching television a better experience in all ways: more fun, and greener.”

ATEME has provided several key CDN and cloud DVR technologies to implement a scalable and cost-effective network with efficient storage, that provides the flexibility necessary for a multi-network deployment. The system’s architecture supports traditional as well as multiscreen OTT services.


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