Olympusat taps Viaccess-Orca for OTT white-label service

Olympusat TelecomSpanish-language channel specialist Olympusat Telecom has chosen Viaccess-Orca’s Voyage TV everywhere technology to support a planned OTT multiscreen business-to-business service.

Olympusat Telecom is a division of Olympusat Holdings, which owns, operates, and represents more than 60 Spanish-language TV networks with over 10,000 hours of content. the company has  recently implemented a number of IPTV, OTT, and DTH deployments with leading operators, including Orange in France, Spain, Poland, and Romania.

For the OTT service, Olympusat Telecom will bundle its content preparation services with content from Olympusat Holdings and Viaccess-Orca’s technology, providing operators with a single, end-to-end, cloud-based multiscreen solution to enable operators to deliver multiscreen services.

Using the Voyage unified service delivery platform, RiGHTv, and content discovery solution, COMPASS, operators can deliver a variety of Spanish-language content, including live television, catch-up TV, and VoD to subscribers on any screen, according to Viaccess-Orca. Olympusat Telecom will also use Viaccess-Orca’s Connected Sentinel and Connected Sentinel Player to ensure secure content distribution.

The OTT multiscreen service will initially be available in North and South America, and will be the first live and VoD Spanish network available on Microsoft Xbox.

“Our new TVE and OTT service will enable MSOs and telco operators in the Americas to strengthen their current offering and drive the growth of broadband connectivity to end-user on a low OPEX model,” said Austin Powers, president at Olympusat Telecom. “The partnership with Viaccess-Orca, part of the Orange Group, promises to be yet another important milestone for our company.”