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Univision selects Broadpeak solution

August 23, 2022

Broadpeak, a provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators, has announced that Univision, a subsidiary of telecommunications company Unitel Group and an IPTV, telephone, and broadband provider in Mongolia, has deployed a full CDN solution from Broadpeak for hybrid IPTV and OTT video service delivery.

Broadpeak’s CDN, Origin, and Analytics solutions will enable Univision to proactively monitor real-time metrics and content popularity, reduce network bandwidth and video delivery costs, and increase the efficiency of content throughput.

“Over 90 per cent of Mongolia’s total of 3.2 million population relies on at least one of Unitel Group’s telecommunication products and services. Among our many notable achievements, Unitel Group has been the first in the country to provide IPTV and OTT services as well as nationwide 4G coverage through massive investment in digital infrastructure,” said Tulga Otgonbayar, chief information officer at Univision. “In order to keep delivering the best experience for our customers, we wanted to join forces with a strategic video delivery partner who could help our IPTV and OTT services grow, and Broadpeak has an outstanding reputation in the industry. Broadpeak’s CDN solution will enable us to deliver a wide scope of video content, including live, VoD, catch-up, and time-shift TV leveraging ABR for all screens, and keep subscribers engaged.”

Univision has deployed Broadpeak’s BkS350 origin packager, BkM100 video delivery mediator, BkS400 HTTP video cache servers, and BkA100 video delivery analytics. Broadpeak provides Univision with a complete analytics solution that can track metrics both on the server side (through the CDN) and on the client side (through the media player and QoE), enabling the operator to perform capacity planning, troubleshooting and video consumption analysis.

“Broadpeak is honoured to work with a major entity in the APAC region,” said Jacques Le Mancq, CEO at Broadpeak. “This new deployment demonstrates our continued growth in APAC and our commitment to building dynamic, scalable and elastic solutions for customers in the region.”

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