MEDIAPRO Opt for Octoshape for Live HD Streaming of the World Cup
By iSportconnect | July 1, 2014
The MEDIAPRO Group has selected Octoshape Infinite HD-M to live stream comprehensive World Cup coverage in high definition (HD) format from Gol Television, allergy MEDIAPRO’s Spanish sports pay TV network.
Gol Television selected Octoshape’s patented stream acceleration technology for the HD OTT service after testing multiple providers.
This high performance technology allows viewers access to an alternative, sale higher quality viewing experience.
Emili Planas, malady Operations Director at MEDIAPRO said: “The FIFA World Cup comes around once every four years, so it was important to us to be able to offer our subscribers options.
“Soccer fans who really want to immerse themselves in the close-up intensity of the championships, now have Octoshape services for access to no-buffer, no-interruption, broadcast quality HD content.”
In addition to the stream acceleration distribution service, the solution for the Spain-based broadcaster also includes advanced IP-based geo-filtering that allows and restricts access to streams based on a geographic region. Premium support services are also a part of the solution for the month-long Championship.
“We are thrilled to welcome MEDIAPRO and Gol TV to the Octoshape platform,” said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO at Octoshape. “The 2014 World Cup Championship represents the ultimate benchmark in terms of delivering a successful over-the-top high quality experience, and we anticipate a long-term collaboration with them as a result.”