Digicel Group and mediaClass have partnered for the launch of multiple OTT TV and IPTV services in 17 countries across Digicel’s Caribbean region.
The new service utilises mediaClass’ multi-tenant features to deliver a variety of OTT and IPTV channels. These include Digicel’s SportsMax, the most widely distributed and watched channel in the region, as well as wireline TV service through Android set-top boxes using a single scalable, multi-tenant TV Platform.
Gyorgy Zsembery, Digicel Group’s Chief Executive Officer, Home & Entertainment said: “The
advanced on-demand side of the services is one of the biggest shifts in our customer experience to date, and the mediaClass multi-tenant platform has allowed us to deliver an ever-increasing set of services.”
mediaClass provides all the elements of a TV platform including an advanced packager, multi-DRM (digital rights management), OTT backend, CDN (content delivery network) and apps for Android STBs and other devices.
Dr. Arjang Zadeh, CEO of mediaClass added: “We are delighted to partner with Digicel for its new advanced TV service across the Caribbean. Together we have managed to deliver the best-in-class TV service and features in record time and breakthrough cost base”.
Digicel runs LTE and fibre networks, together with a suite of apps spanning sports,
news, local radio and podcasts and TV streaming.