1 Mainstream

Cisco buys Sky-backed OTT startup 1 Mainstream

Cisco has acquired California-based over-the-top technology company 1Mainstream – a startup that Sky invested US$5 million (€4.57 million) in earlier this year.  Announcing the deal, Cisco said that 1 Mainstream’s cloud-based video platform, which lets partners launch live and on-demand OTT video services to a variety of connected devices, will enhance its own offerings in […]

Sky News to launch on the Xbox 360 in the US, UK

Sky is set to launch Sky News on Xbox 360 games consoles in the UK and US, extending the channel’s reach in the states and giving domestic customers a new way of accessing the station. From tomorrow, Xbox Live customers on Xbox 360 will see the Sky News icon on the TV section of their […]

Envivio debuts cloud-based processing, launches G5 encoder

Compression specialist Envivio has used the NAB Show to unveil new cloud-based video processing solutions, integrating its Envivio Muse software-based encoders and Envivio Halo network media processors into an OpenStack-based cloud software. Envivio has also turned to OTT streaming platform provider 1 Mainstream to deliver a joint cloud-based video service. Cyrille Berson, director, product management […]

Sky invests in video delivery firm 1 Mainstream

BSkyB has acquired US$2 million (€1.5 million) of convertible debt security in US-based distribution platform for linear and on-demand video, 1 Mainstream. Sky said that on top of the securities, which can typically be changed into equity or stocks, it has also concluded a commercial agreement with 1 Mainstream covering the use of its technology. […]