Canal Digital renews OTT technology deal with Xstream

Nordic streaming and TV everywhere provider, Canal Digital, has renewed its partnership with over-the-top (OTT) cloud technology provider Xstream.

The deal will allow Canal Digital to further grow its own and parent company Telenor’s customer base across the Nordic markets.

“For many years, Canal Digital has enjoyed a strong business relationship with Xstream and its OTT enabling technologies have been the platform behind our streaming services,” said Henke Erichsen, CIO and CTO at Canal Digital.

“With more and more viewers preferring to watch content anytime, anywhere and at any device, the video-on-demand (VOD) market is enjoying continuous success across the Nordic’s and the time is now right to scale-up our subscriber base using Xstream’s MediaMaker platform.”

Xstream’s chief executive officer, Michael Rasmussen, said: “Canal Digital is focused on growth and our two companies will continue to combine our expertise to ensure customers have the best viewing experience at all times and on any device.”