Content is king but, if you can deliver the content on as many platforms as possible, it’s an emperor. With a sea of connected devices invading the market every day, video content owners are struggling to keep pace and deliver their content on numerous platforms. New developments in technology offer them some relief.
Seeafrika, provider of the world's first Pan-African bouquet, has selected the TransAct Encoder/Transcoder as a software-license from RGB Networks to deliver over-the-top (OTT) video services to its customers. The company has also selected RGB's TransAct Packager in this deal.
Seeafrika has a large audience base, including all over Europe. This deal with RGB allows Seeafrika to plan the deployment of 30 broadcast channels to subscribers in the initial stage. The new agreement will enable the company to deliver its OTT services to users of Android (News - Alert) and iOS-based devices, Seeafrika will leverage RGB's combined TransAct solution to deliver video to any IP-enabled device in the future.
RGB’s TransAct product family provides video service providers a flexible solution for high-quality transcoding. It provides numerous software components for a number of applications and can be delivered as a software-only solution.
“Ambitious and forward-thinking VSPs like Seeafrika need a solution like the integrated TransAct family which will enable the company to realize the full potential of its plans," said Simone Sassoli, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at RGB Networks. "Designed to seamlessly address the myriad encoding and transcoding elements essential to the delivery of premium OTT content, we are delighted that our solutions have helped Seeafrika launch their OTT service and further support its long-term business strategy.”
Recently, Nauka Telecom, one of the largest telecommunications carriers in Russia, picked up RGB's Video Multiprocessing Gateway (News - Alert) (VMG) and TransAct Packager to deliver its over-the-top (OTT) video services.
Edited by Maurice Nagle