OTT Pay TV Service Provider Launches 200 Channels of Live Content

Selevision Relies on ATEME’s TITAN to Prepare and Encode Content with Multiple Profiles

logo SelevisionAMSTERDAM, Sept. 15, 2014 (RAI International Broadcasting Convention, Hall One, Stand 1.D71), – When leading Saudi Arabian on-demand service provider Selevision wanted to encode its catalog of live content and prepare more than 200 channels for over-the-top (OTT) delivery, it turned to ATEME and its award-winning TITAN Live carrier-grade video processing solution and TITAN KFE transcoding software to deliver high quality at low bitrates.

News Facts:

  • Investing in a future-proof solution – Selevision is a regional leader and OTT pay TV service provider based in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Available today to consumers across the Middle East and North African regions, the service can be accessed on any device including set-top boxes, smartphones, tablets and smart TVs. The company has content rights with all major studios, access to blockbuster movies and offers Subscription Video-on-Demand (SVOD), transaction VOD and catch-up TV.
  • Major multi-platform project – Last year, Selevision selected ATEME to assist with the major task of preparing content for its upcoming VOD offerings. This year, it selected the TITAN Live to encode the content, making more than 200 channels available on all platforms and all devices.
  • Improving video quality and bandwidth efficiency – ATEME’s TITAN KFE is a multi-codec/multi-format file-based video transcoding software that improves video quality and bandwidth efficiency of content delivery over managed networks and the Internet. It transcodes any mezzanine file in MPEG-2, H.264 and HEVC for VOD/push-VOD services and adaptive streaming. For additional information visithttp://ateme.com/en/products/Transcoders/KFE.
  • Real-time, multi-channel/format transcoder – TITAN Live is an industry-leading high-density, multi-profile transcoder that revolutionizes live content delivery by enabling the repurpose of content over numerous devices such as UHDTV, TV, smartphones, tablets, PCs or Web players while maintaining pristine video quality. Read more at http://ateme.com/en/products/Distribution-Encoders/titan-live.

Supporting Quotes:

Dr Raed KhusheimDr. Raed Khusheim, CEO, Selevision said:

We are invested in providing our customers with the highest video quality and content that can be viewed from any device. With ATEME’s technology, we have been able to streamline our operational workflow, increase the value of our content through multi-screen delivery and position our company as a leader in a highly competitive environment.

About ATEME:

ATEME is a global leader in advanced video compression solutions for the broadcast industry and a world leading provider of HEVC / H.265, MPEG-4 / H.264 and MPEG-2 bandwidth efficient compression technology. ATEME encoding solutions are deployed widely for broadcast contribution links, distribution, multi-screen live streaming, OTT and VOD applications. More information is available at www.ateme.com.

ATEME Press Contacts:

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

Kim Dearborn
Nadel Phelan, Inc.
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E: kim@nadelphelan.com

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