Viya’s New TV+ Service Goes Live with ATEME in the US Virgin Islands

PARIS, DENVER, SINGAPORE, SYDNEY, February 4,  2021 – ATEME, the leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, announces that its multiplatform video-delivery solution has gone live on ATN International’s Viya, the largest telecommunications and entertainment service provider in the US Virgin Islands.

The newly launched Viya TV+ service gives islanders throughout the region access to a cutting-edge television experience using cloud-based connectivity. Subscribers gain access to linear and on-demand content through a dedicated media player, Smart TV, iOS or Android device. They can also enjoy seamless viewing between all devices in the household, at their preferred time.

“The arrival of our Viya TV+ connected TV platform is fantastic news for the islands,” says Mark Jensen, Executive Director of Video Product and Strategy of ATN. “We have been working hard with our partners to bring one of the best entertainment experiences powered by our award-winning user interface offering personalized recommendations and highlighting popular live and on demand content seamlessly. The underpinnings of the experience is Viya’s ultrafast and reliable broadband service. This enabled us to leverage cloud-based solutions from ATEME powering the delivery of both live and on-demand entertainment to any screen along with a powerful cDVR service. It’s so important for us to be able to combine leading technological innovation with our long-standing commitment to sustainability, and with this new entertainment platform, we can deliver on both.”

Damien Lucas, Chief Product Officer at ATEME, adds: “Our scalable solutions enable OTT TV service providers to increase efficiency while reducing their environmental footprint. We are proud to have helped ATN International deploy a service that makes watching television a better experience in all ways: more fun, and greener.”

ATEME has provided several key CDN and cloud DVR technologies to implement a scalable and cost-effective network with efficient storage, that provides the flexibility necessary for a multi-network deployment. The system’s architecture supports traditional as well as multiscreen OTT services.

 

About Viya:

Viya is the largest telecommunications provider located in the US Virgin Islands, providing a full suite of telecommunications and entertainment services. Our family of services for both the business and residential markets include wireline and wireless voice service, fixed and mobile broadband plus cable television service offered over a hybrid fiber-coaxial wireline network and a newly deployed, state-of-the-art 4G LTE wireless network serving St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John.

For more information please visit: https://viyavi.com/

 

About ATEME:

ATEME helps video and TV content and service providers captivate their audiences with a superior quality of experience so they can boost viewership engagement, acquire new customers, and unleash new monetization potential.

ATEME’s multi-codec encoding, any-format origin/packaging, scalable cloud DVR, audience-aware CDN and revenue-generating dynamic ad insertion solutions enable hundreds of the world’s leading studios, content owners, broadcasters, and terrestrial, cable, satellite, IPTV and OTT streaming service providers to deliver high-quality content to billions of viewers on any screen.

ATEME has repeatedly innovated in fields ranging from visual quality to smart caching and analytics. Its multiple-award-winning R&D teams ensure that ATEME remains a future-proof partner through active participation in forums and associations including DVB, SMPTE, ATSC, AOM, MPEG Streaming Video Alliance, CMAF-IF and 3GPP.

Founded in 1991, ATEME has 450 employees in its headquarters in France and offices around the world: USA, Brazil, UK, Spain, Germany, Russia, the UAE, Singapore, Korea and Australia.

Since 2014, ATEME is listed on the Paris Euronext market (ISIN: FR0011992700) and a member of its Tech 40 index. With 2020 revenues of €71 M revenues, in January 2021 the company finalized its acquisition of Anevia, a provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions.

Find out more: www.ateme.com.

 

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