(Paris, France--December 24, 2013) Anevia, a leader in video streaming and infrastructure solutions for OTT, live TV and Video on Demand (VoD), has announced that French public national TV broadcaster France Télévisions chose ViaMotion to power its new multiscreen platform.
Francetv Pluzz is a highly popular TV portal in France, where five premium channels (France 2, France 3, France 4, France 5 and France Ô) and nine overseas channels content can be viewed and shared on demand. The strategic importance of managing this platform in-house due to time-to-market and technology control purposes led France Télévisions to select the ViaMotion Plus from Anevia.
ViaMotion’s flexible architecture was a clear driver behind the public broadcaster’s decision as it allows them to gain full control over operations and contents internally while easily supporting their multi-CDN ecosystem.
“We selected Anevia because of its wide range of functionalities onto the same platform,” explains Alain Buzzacaro, CTO, at France Télévisions. “ViaMotion’s flexibility and scalability were equally important to us in the long run in order to innovate today, and also tomorrow: with ViaMotion on board, we can evolve our platform easily and launch new value-added services. With this implementation, we are one of the first broadcasters to offer added-valued services on our live streams like subtitles, audio-description and multi-language support.”
France Télévisions’ viewers are therefore about to benefit from an enhanced multiscreen experience and a wide range of value-added video services and features, each powered by a platform that isn’t just innovative today but continually innovated for tomorrow.
“We are extremely proud to partner on such a strategic project with the French public national TV broadcaster France Télévisions,” Damien Lucas, EVP and Co-Founder, concludes. “Anevia is becoming an obvious choice for broadcasters willing to enrich and deploy their TV services rapidly through a simplified access to continued innovation.”
, provides video solutions and service infrastructure for the delivery of live television and video-on-demand (VoD) services to TV, Internet-connected and mobile devices. With more than 1,000 deployments in 100 countries, representing millions of users and over 25,000 live channels, Anevia is a leader in delivering video solutions to telecom operators, broadcast service providers and the hospitality market.