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BBC renews deal with Unified Streaming

BBCUK public broadcaster the BBC has agreed to work with video-streaming technology provider Unified Streaming for a further two years.

Unified Streaming has provided software to enable just-in-time streaming of BBC services since 2013. The company’s Unified Origin product enables the streaming of Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS), Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), Microsoft Smooth Streaming (MSS) and MPEG-DASH adaptive bit-rate formats.

According to Unified Streaming, the product features content protection with inbuilt support for DRM, subtitles, multiple language and audio tracks.

“Renewing our contract with BBC is interesting for many reasons. We appreciate the advanced and innovative approach of BBC and powering BBC’s streaming services makes us feel very proud,” said Unified Streaming’s VP of sales Simon Westbroek.