Middle East IPTV Provider Teams with Envivio to Bring High Quality Programs to Connected Devices
Atyaf, a Middle East IPTV (News
) service provider, recently selected Envivio Muse software-based encoding solutions to power its live and on-demand TV Everywhere services. The move is intended to enable viewers in Bahrain and throughout the region to gain access to high quality programming on any device, anywhere.
Bahrin-based Atyaf Telecommunications and Infrastructure International B.S.C launched an over-the-top (OTT) multi-screen service, capable of delivering more than 130 channels in multiple adaptive bit-rate (ABR) profiles to connected TV sets, PCs, Android and Apple iOS devices. Atyaf is using Envivio (News
) Muse Live and Muse On-Demand for its new multi-screen headend. The Envivio 4Caster appliances, as well as Envivio 4Manager will be used for headend control and monitoring.
"Our goal is to enable the transformation of lifestyles for Atyaf customers, with next generation services that offer new viewing options, for anytime, anywhere access. We selected Envivio because they provided the best video and audio quality in a converged solution that could be quickly deployed and scale as our needs require," CEO of Atyaf Telecommunications and Infrastructure, Nezar Jamsheer, explained in a statement
Envivio's multi-screen video processing and delivery solutions have been designed to remove the boundaries of traditional television and make the world's video content universally enjoyable by all viewers across any network. Its clientele includes more than 300 content and service provider customers around the world, including eight of the top 10 mobile operators, nine of the top 10 broadband providers and three of the top four U.S. cable operators.
"Atyaf's approach to delivering TV Everywhere offers viewers in Bahrain and throughout the region access to high quality programming on any device. Innovation in software-based encoding and video processing is our focus at Envivio, and we work to continuously improve video quality and provide our customers with a broad range of advanced features for traditional TV, OTT and multi-screen applications," added President and CEO of Envivio, Julien Signès commented.
The company's Envivio Muse Live encoding software on HP blade servers was just named
the Best Innovation in Video Processing in the fifth annual TelcoTV Vision Awards. Winners were officially unveiled at TelcoTV, the largest conference and expo focused on the U.S. broadband service provider market, which was held in Las Vegas from October 24-26.
Edited by Jamie Epstein
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