Dimetis and ATEME announce strategic partnership

DIETZENBACH, GERMANY, Jan. 14, 2014 – Dimetis, a leading software supplier providing Operations Support System (OSS) solutions, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with ATEME, a global solution provider of advanced video compression for the broadcast and telecom industries. The new collaboration creates advanced solutions for premium content video networks, broadcasters and service providers.

The uniquely combined solution is engineered for Sports Television Networks (such as ESPN, ITV, Eurosport, Telemundo and Univision), Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) organizations, broadcasters and services providers. Combining the Dimetis BOSS LINK Manager® with the ATEME high-fidelity encoding/decoding platform creates a low-latency, High Definition solution for broadcast content. It is especially suited for operators who are transitioning from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 technology and need to transport live content over limited-bandwidth Satellite and IP networks.

Supporting Quotes:
Michel Artières, CEO of ATEME:
Michel Artières, CEO of ATEME“ATEME’s success stems from key partnerships, alliances and a dedication to providing exceptional video compression technology and excellence in customer satisfaction,” said Michel Artières, CEO of ATEME. “By combining Dimetis’ unique software solution with ATEME’s platform, we are able to provide network operators with the tools they need to transport live content where and when broadcasters need it. We are proud to align with Dimetis to bring this world-class innovative technology to our customers and theirs.”

Dr. Shahin Arefzadeh, COO & President US division, Dimetis:
Dr. Shahin Arefzadeh, COO & President US division, Dimetis“We are excited to be partnered with a world-class company such as ATEME,” said Dr. Shahin Arefzadeh, COO & President US division, Dimetis. “The unique combination of their encoder/decoder solution along with the Dimetis BOSS LINK Manager® will give customers state-of-the art video quality and power to easily manage their networks.”

About ATEME:
Headquartered in Bièvres near Paris, France, ATEME is a world leader in HEVC / H.265, MPEG-4 / H.264 and MPEG-2 bandwidth efficient compression technology. ATEME encoding solutions are deployed widely for live broadcast contribution links, fulltime distribution services, non-linear file and live video streaming solutions for OTT, IPTV and VOD applications. More information is available atwww.ateme.com.

About Dimetis:
Based in Dietzenbach, Germany, Dimetis is passionate about an amazing customer experience. Their standards-based Broadcast OSS solutions are beautifully designed, easy to use, and highly scalable. The integration between the ATEME platform and Dimetis BOSS LINK Manager® combines a high-performance transport solution with a state-of-the-art control software that optimizes the media content flow across the video facilities and the communication network, facilitating media exchange usages and operational efficiencies. For more information, please visit www.dimetis.com.

Dimetis Press Contact:
Doris Bock
T:+49 6074 3010 418
E: dbock@dimetis.de

ATEME Press Contacts:
Dorota Bouskela
ATEME Corporate Marketing
T: +33 1 69 35 89 88
E: press@ateme.com

Kim Dearborn
Nadel Phelan, Inc.
T: +1-831-440-2407
E: kim@nadelphelan.com