Mola chooses Broadpeak CDN for ABR live sports streaming
June 17, 2021
Broadpeak, a provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, announced today that Mola, one of the fastest-growing entertainment networks in Indonesia, has deployed a comprehensive CDN solution from Broadpeak to optimize the delivery of ABR live sports streaming content, including English Premier League (EPL) football matches. Using Broadpeak’s advanced CDN, BkM100 video delivery manager, and BkS400 HTTP video cache servers, Mola can deliver live EPL matches on every screen, guaranteeing a superior quality of experience (QoE) for fans while reducing video streaming costs.
“Mola has become a hub for EPL matches and other live sports streaming content, and as our video streaming service grows, we need a scalable video delivery network solution for all screens,” said Ching Ping Lee, chief technology officer at Mola. “Broadpeak provides us with a scalable, flexible CDN solution that sets a path for seamless OTT growth in the future. With Broadpeak’s CDN, we can deliver a high QoE with low latency and reduced buffering, which is critical for live sports.”
Mola is delivering live sports content via mobile apps and set-top boxes using DASH and HLS streaming protocols. Broadpeak’s CDN solution substantially improves the QoE for viewers of Mola’s ABR streaming service. With the BkM100 video delivery mediator, Mola can choose the most appropriate BkS400 HTTP video cache servers for streaming live content.
“We are excited to partner with Mola, a premium content provider and aggregator in Indonesia,” said Jacques Le Mancq, CEO at Broadpeak. “Live sports streaming is a huge revenue opportunity for content providers, but the environment can be complex. As a leader in the CDN market, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities of OTT and will bring increased efficiency, scalability, and exceptional quality to Mola’s streaming service so that they can keep fans engaged and satisfied.”