Quickplay Media

QuickPlay Media hires former Yahoo and Amdocs execs

Multiscreen TV specialist QuickPlay Media has appointed former Yahoo executive André Christensen and former Amdocs exec Michael Couture to senior positions.  Christensen becomes chief operating officer, tasked with “driving operational excellence,” while Couture was named senior vice president of product management and marketing. Prior to joining QuickPlay, Christensen was senior VP of business operations at […]

QuickPlay Media launches Network PVR solution

QuickPlay Media, a provider of cloud-based managed service solutions for distributing premium media to IP-connected devices, is due to demo its new Network PVR (nPVR) solution at IBC. Announced today, the nPVR enables recording and playback of live TV content on OTT devices including mobile phones, tablets, PCs, connected TVs and games consoles. Cable operators […]

UK viewers slower than US and Canada in adopting mobile VOD

UK consumers are slower than their transatlantic counterparts in adopting non-linear mobile TV services according to a survey of viewing habits by cloud TV specialist QuickPlay Media. According to the survey, 42% of UK consumers still only watch live content compared to only 28% and 29% of those questioned in Canada and the US respectively. […]

QuickPlay Media chooses Media Excel for transcoding

Multiscreen TV specialist QuickPlay Media has chosen Media Excel to provide video transcoding for its global multiscreen services. QuickPlay will use Media Excel’s Hero 5000 series platform to transcode content and provide MPEG-DASH and HEVC-centric solutions to its customers. QuickPlay’s OpenVideo managed service platform ingests content from more than 4,000 providers and optimizes content for […]