tv2u Launches Global Content Hub with Malaysia’s NTT MSC Sdn. Bhd. to Drive New Revenue Opportunities in Content Delivery
SeaWell Networks’ unique model plays integral role in enabling new services with highly flexible and reliable content delivery to any device
Singapore – June 17, 2013 – CommunicAsia – tv2u, a leading provider of authentication services, billing and content programming for OTT, webTV and mobile service providers, today announced the launch of its global Content Hub which will be hosted by NTT MSC Sdn Bhd (“NTT MSC”), a leading global provider of end-to-end network and IT solutions for multinational corporations, designed to attract world-class technology companies to Malaysia.
tv2u’s Content Hub is a proven concept to deliver managed OTT services and new revenue-generating opportunities for OTT providers webTV and mobile service providers, in one complete package.
“Content Hub is a cloud-based initiative designed to provide its customers with access and delivery of a tremendous amount of contents,” said Fumitoshi Imaizumi, President/CEO of NTT MSC. “This platform, will combine well with the extensive NTT MSC’s data center and global delivery network reach. We believe this will be a key factor to staying competitive in today’s content delivery markets.”
Through an ecosystem of partners, the Content Hub was developed to provide operators with a simple way to expand their offerings with live and on-demand content. In addition, broadcasters can obtain new content or extend their footprint with their proprietary content. Enterprises can also benefit by accessing existing content in the Hub, or distributing their proprietary content in a secure and cost-efficient way.
“In just one comprehensive solution, the Content Hub can provide everything needed to ensure delivery of any type of content to any device at a significantly lower time to market,” said Nick Fitzgerald at tv2u. “This is a one-stop solution combining best-of-breed technologies and cloud platform to accelerate the development of this market.”
A key element of the Content Hub is its delivery mechanism. SeaWell Networks, the leader in multiscreen video delivery solutions, delivers a unique model that allows highly flexible and reliable delivery of any content to any device. SeaWell Networks’ Spectrum™ technology provides a unique set of benefits, including critical per-session management, encryption and analytics, dynamic multiscreen support and per session technology for alternate content and targeted ad insertion.
“Because of the unique nature of our technology, Spectrum will be deployed within the cloud, as well as on the premises of Content Hub’s customers, ” said Brian Collie, CEO at SeaWell Networks. “Our edge-based solution brings the security and control of a closed network to the open network, while expanding organically with customer growth.”
Additional ecosystem partners are Elemental Technologies with its live transcoding services, Minerva Networks and its Electronic Program Guide, Verimatrix and its DRM solutions, and VuBiquity that provides its extensive content library.
The Content Hub is launched in Kuala Lumpur’s Multimedia Super Corridor, Malaysia’s IT hub.
tv2u owns and continues to develop innovative technology that empowers our customers to increase profitability by generating revenue through New Media interactive services. Our engineering team has extensive experience in large scale systems integration and infrastructure development. tv2u is headquartered in UK with regional offices in North America, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, and Australia. TV2U also has local global representation through regional partners.
About NTT MSC Sdn. Bhd. (“NTT MSC”)
NTT MSC Sdn Bhd is a leading Global provider of end-to-end network & IT solutions for multinational corporations, providing comprehensive, reliable solutions and exemplary customer services. The newly established NTT MSC Cyberjaya3 Data Center, Rimba Digital is uniquely designed with superior green innovations, high performance technologies and cost-effective solutions, to deliver outstanding services exceeding customer expectation.
About SeaWell Networks
SeaWell Networks Inc. is the leader in monetizing multiscreen TV thanks to its industry first, per-user session control solution. Spectrum™ dynamically creates and manages each adaptive bitrate video session, enabling delivery to any device or protocol and giving pay TV providers unprecedented network-side control over targeted ad insertion, policy management, blackout, QoE, and encryption.