TV CDN specialist to contribute expertise on the creation of best practices for online video
STOCKHOLM, Sweden – 23 March 2017 – Edgeware, the pioneer of the TV content delivery network (TV CDN), announces today that it has joined the Streaming Video Alliance. The Alliance is a member-based industry body that develops, publishes, and promotes open standards, policies, and best practices that foster collaboration within the streaming video ecosystem and support continued consumer adoption.
Through its Alliance membership, Edgeware will be joining media leaders including Sky, IBM, Cisco, Intel, Fox Networks, Nokia, MLBAM, Comcast and NBCUniversal to help create best practices for online video going forward.
Discussing Edgeware’s decision to join the Streaming Video Alliance, CTO Göran Appelquist said: “As online video consumption continues to grow, ensuring quality, both in terms of production values, and delivery is becoming increasingly important. With our pioneering TV CDN technology, we bring expertise to the Streaming Video Alliance in delivering the best possible online viewing experience, while eliminating buffering, delays and glitches.”
Edgeware’s purpose-built TV CDN, enables the delivery of IPTV and OTT TV with a mix of services including live-to-VOD, catch-up, start-over and pause-live TV, cloud DVR, TV everywhere, ad insertion, Fast Channel Change and 4K TV from one shared platform. Edgeware has built over 100 unique TV CDNs for content owners around the world including broadcasters like TVB in Hong Kong, cable companies such as Televisa and network operators such as KPN, Telia Company, Cincinnati Bell and Vodafone. And Edgeware’s pre-integrated TV servers have now clocked-up over 2,000 operating years of TV delivery for its customers.
Edgeware will be exhibiting on booth SU9602CM at 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas between April 24-27.
Edgeware provides operators and content owners with the tools to deliver their TV services at huge scale and low cost. Edgeware’s unique technology gives control and insight back to the content provider and delivers TV with an outstanding viewing experience. Edgeware is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with offices worldwide.
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