Vimmi CDN Powers IPBC UHD 4K Live Streaming of World Cup 2018
Vimmi’s video OTT and CDN solutions will enable the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corp. to stream and deliver live, UHD 4K coverage of World Cup 2018.
May 15, 2018 – Vimmi, a global provider of video Over The Top (OTT), Content Delivery Networks (CDN) and Multi Access Edge Computing (MEC) platforms, announced today that the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corp. (IPBC) will use Vimmi’s CDN technology, to deliver all of its audio and video streams. Vimmi upgrades existing technology used by IPBC, and provides a fully customized HTML5 player, and a sophisticated system for catch-up, recording and cutting programs and articles for both audio and video streams. Vimmi platform will integrate with IPBC’s suppliers, website and applications developers.
In addition to this offering, Vimmi added a 4K channel to its CDN to allow UHD streaming of the Soccer World Cup in Russia this summer. To faciliate this project, Vimmi integrated with Fifa’s special player service and Samsung Israel application for IPBC, and launched an innovative Geoblock solution which automatically replaces World Cup broadcasts with a slide.
“The World cup is the most prestigious and popular event offered by IPBC and we are thrilled to be able to deliver it in Ultra HD to our enthusiastic soccer fans and loyal viewers” said Cory Korkos, Chief Technology Officer at IPBC. “By collaborating with Vimmi, a leader in CDN and OTT solutions, the IPBC is able to commit to a consistent high-quality viewing experience.”
“Vimmi’s video OTT and CDN solutions are based on disruptive technology developed in-house”, said Eitan Koter, CEO at Vimmi. “We are very excited to apply our solution to the IPBC needs and enable it to deliver superb viewing experience to its viewers.”
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