Turner buys majority stake in iStreamPlanet

Turner Broadcasting System has bought a majority stake in live video streaming company iStreamPlanet, a major cloud investment that will see it “develop new products and services.” Announcing the deal, Turner said that it will use iStreamPlanet’s technology to deliver its OTT programming and shift the firm’s “core technology infrastructure to the cloud.” It added that […]

Octoshape partners with iStreamPlanet for OTT delivery

Cloud-based streaming technology firm Octoshape has partnered with live streaming services company iStreamPlanet to offer multiscreen OTT and IPTV services for broadcasters. The firms said that their integrated offering will provide content owners, aggregators and distributors complete solutions for live and on-demand streaming, from content acquisition to distribution – across different screens, globally. The combined […]

Tata Communications teams up with iStreamPlanet

Tata Communications has signed a video contribution and distribution agreement with iStreamPlanet, designed to enable both companies to provide multiscreen, live linear streaming services for content owners, aggregators and distributors around the world. The agreement combines video transport over Tata Communications’ fibre optic cable ring around the world, via its Video Connect and Satellite delivery […]

Juniper Networks invests in iStreamPlanet

Networking equipment firm Juniper Networks has invested in streaming technology specialist iStreamPlanet. Juniper invested the new cash through its Junos Innovation Fund and the funding adds to iStreamPlanet’s series A round, which it first opened in May 2011 led by Intel Capital. iStreamPlanet said that it plans to use its Series A funding to accelerate […]

iStreamPlanet teams up with Ooyala

Streaming technology specialist iStreamPlanet has struck a partnership with video streaming platform provider Ooyala to provide multiscreen, live linear streaming services for content owners, aggregators, and distributors. The pair aim to provide a platform for streaming live linear channels and live events, with a full set of features including content acquisition and advanced media processing […]

iStreamPlanet adds RTMP acquisition

Streaming technology specialist iStreamPlanet has added RTMP-based global acquisition, ingest, and publishing capabilities to its portfolio of live streaming video services. According to iStreamPlanet, the new capabilities are designed to enable broadcasters of all sizes to target IP-connected devices, including the ability to acquire a live video source via single-bit-rate RTMP and output multiple-bit-rate RTMP […]