- VIMMI partners with Ukraine based pay TV operator ViaSat for OTT services
- VIMMI Media Delivery Platform powers ViaSat’s Live and VOD HD delivery to Set Top Boxes and mobile applications
REHOVOT, ISRAEL, October 14th, 2015 –VIMMI is announcing a new milestone achievement in its international expansion plans, with an alliance with Viasat Ukraine, part of MTG group.
ViaSat, after a long, rigorous selection process, has outsourced its video delivery operations to VIMMI due to its innovative and cost effective technology. With this move, VIMMI provides a Media Delivery Platform that supports secured, HD live and VOD content based on Vimmi’s licensing and 24×7 operation business model. “ViaSat was focused on innovation, and never lost sight of its goals to meet demand for video over internet in Ukraine” said Eitan Koter, Co. CEO, VIMMI Communications. “We are proud to be selected for this prestigious project and we are looking forward for working closely with ViaSat on meeting their project goals”.
This partnership has proved highly beneficial to ViaSat in the form of better management of operations with VIMMI’s Network Operation Center (NOC) services, available round the clock. It has installed and set up its software technology within the internal ViaSat IP network, and help reduce operational costs and launch times by a sizeable amount. ViaSat’s subscribers now have access to the highest quality video with available on dedicated Set Top Box and mobile applications. Vyacheslav Gavrylov, CTO at ViaSat Ukraine said, “VIMMI delivered a robust and innovative video delivery platform to help us expand our services within Internet TV project in Ukraine. Our aim is to provide the most reliable and cost-effective technology solution to ensure best possible service for our users and we are glad to have VIMMI on board as business partner.”
VIMMI was founded by visionaries who foresaw the multi-platform, anywhere, anytime video future and were committed to making that future easily accessible to any content owner, service provider, enterprise or public organization. It has designed a suite of video services that empower content owners and operators to fully monetize their video assets. These services include the VIMMI global video Content Delivery Network (CDN), in-cloud content preparation services, a modular in-cloud Back Office & Video Monetization Suite and a ready-to-use OTT-as-a-service solution. Other notable clients include Israel based telecom operator Pelephone and wireless networks company Cellcom.
ViaSat is a direct broadcast satellite television distributor and was founded as Vision TV in 2006. Better known as ViaSat Ukraine, it is based in Kiev, Ukraine. As of September 10, 2007, ViaSat Ukraine operates as a subsidiary of Modern Times Group MTG AB and Strong Media Group, Ltd. and became the first operator in Ukraine’s history to receive a license as a satellite provider of Program Services. Since April 21, 2008, Ukrainian TV viewers are able to enjoy a wide variety of quality TV programming brought to them under the well-known ViaSat brand.