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Vodafone Deutschland expands GigaTV with Velocix

December 7, 2021

Video streaming and ad tech supplier Velocix has supported the expansion of Vodafone Deutschland’s GigaTV service as part of a multi-year agreement for its open audio-video pipeline software, including its carrier-grade CDN, origin server, and video personalisation platform

Vodafone Deutschland provides pay-TV services to more than 13 million subscribers and operates Germany’s largest cable TV network. The telco is using Velocix’s latest software to extend its cloud-based TV platform, GigaTV, across multiple acquired video networks in Germany to unify its services under a single brand.

Wolfgang Zeller, Head of Video Centre of Excellence at Vodafone Group, said: “Velocix has been a trusted technology partner for us on critical projects like the roll-out of GigaTV in Germany. The company’s open AV pipeline technology delivers the best viewing experience for our customers, while supporting our evolution towards cloud-based content delivery architectures.”

Anthony Berkeley, CEO at Velocix, added: “We are delighted to expand our work with Vodafone and showcase the capabilities of our cloud-native, carrier-grade video technologies. Vodafone is a true innovator in the global entertainment space, and we are thrilled to support the company’s exciting vision for the future.”

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