Italian telco TIM relies on Broadpeak’s multicast ABR solution to optimize its OTT delivery
Italian telecommunications operator TIM has recently optimize live sports OTT delivery with a multicast ABR (mABR) solution from Broadpeak. TIM delivers live third-party sports content to subscribers. The project will be deployed by CVE.
“Thanks to Broadpeak’s mABR solution, which optimizes network performance for streaming services, we provide the best technology for assuring an excellent customer quality of experience,” said Crescenzo Micheli, head of technology and innovation at TIM. “As a pioneer of multicast ABR technology, Broadpeak has solid experience and a reputation for delivering superior-quality live OTT content.”
Broadpeak’s multicast ABR solution includes the BkE200 transcaster server, nanoCDN™ agent, SmartLib library, BkM100 video delivery mediator, BkA100 analytics, and BkA200 video delivery monitoring. The BkE200 transcaster server pulls source ABR streams and embeds them into multicast.
“Streaming quality must be perfect in order to better enjoy OTT content, thanks to ultra-broadband connections,” said Jacques Le Mancq, president and CEO at Broadpeak. “TIM is leading the way for premium OTT delivery with our mABR solution, which will support live OTT delivery on smart TVs and other connected devices.”
Luca Catalano, CEO at CVE: “CVE is happy to be an active part of the delivery of the multicast ABR solution available for CDNs. This is an important milestone for the transition of the video world toward IP, and we’re proud that our IP knowledge and expertise made such a big, positive contribution to the deployment of the Broadpeak mABR solution.”