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Dogus Media taps Kaltura for multiscreen TV service

tvyoTurkey’s Dogus Media is using Kaltura’s online video platform for its tvyo ad-supported multiscreen TV service. 

The tvyo platform, based on a hybrid on-premise and cloud architecture, supports Flash and HTML5 players and makes content available on a range of iOS and Android devices, PCs, Roku players and six smart TV platforms.

Tyvo offers eight live TV channels and a wide range of VoD content.

The platform provided by Kaltura incorporate social TV features including allowing users to tweet from the same screen on which they are watching content thanks to automatic recognition of Twitter hashtags of on-air shows.

Other functions include ‘follow me TV’, allowing viewers to start watching a show on one scree and then pick up on another.

“We saw a gap in the market for a multi-screen, multi-platform OTT service in Turkey and searched for an online video platform that could not only meet our requirements at launch but could grow with us,” said Alp Ocal, Group Manager, Digital Video, Dogus Media Group.

“Kaltura fitted the bill perfectly because it offers a hybrid cloud/on-premise infrastructure that has already proven to be cost-effective, scalable and flexible. Additionally, the loading speed of Kaltura’s video player has ensured that our customers’ quality of experience on their chosen device is second to none.”