AT&T acquires Quickplay

US telecom giant AT&T has acquired OTT and TV Everywhere video technology specialist Quickplay Media from Madison Dearborn Partners. AT&T has previously tapped Quickplay to provide the platform for its U-verse TV Everywhere offering and the company’s technology is being used to support new streaming services from AT&T-owned DirecTV – DirecTV Now, DirecTV Mobile and […]

Quickplay strikes global partnership with Harmonic

Quickplay has struck a global strategic partnership with Harmonic to offer an end-to-end video architecture. The firms say this will deliver greater optimisation, carrier grade scale and performance, with high video quality for Next Generation TV. The partnership will combine Quickplay’s multi-tenant video platform with Harmonic’s video delivery infrastructure solutions. “Increasingly, infrastructure is being virtualised. […]

Quickplay teams with You.i TV

Video distribution technology provider Quickplay has teamed up with multiscreen app development provider You.i TV to provide a joint platform powered by Quickplay’s virtual headend, combined with a front-end user interface to deliver OTT video services across connected devices including iOS, tvOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Xbox, PlayStation, Roku, Smart TVs and RDK set-top boxes. You.i […]

Quickplay launches LTE Broadcast CDN

Video delivery specialist Quickplay has launched a mobile broadcast content delivery network, described by the company as an embedded middleware platform which it says can manage the end-to-end deliver of content via LTE Broadcast, the new standard to enable live video transmission over LTE networks. Quickplay said the launch is designed to enable  operators and […]

Quickplay unveils TV Lite

Video delivery specialist Quickplay has unveiled a new OTT TV solution that it says is designed to enable content programmers and operators to roll out branded and configurable skinny TV bundles across all networks and devices, with added support for Apple TV. The platform, TV Lite, makes use of Quickplay’s software-defined head end capabilities and […]

Quickplay teams with Alcatel-Lucent on next-gen TV services

Online video technology specialist Quickplay is working with Alcatel-Lucent to enable pay TV operators to evolve legacy IPTV platforms to the next generation of TV services. The combination uses both managed and unmanaged networks to offer a user experience across different screens – both in the home and on the go. The partnership combines Alcatel […]

QuickPlay secures multi-million dollar investment

Multiscreen and OTT video specialist QuickPlay has secured a C$57 million (€42 million) investment from private equity owner Madison Dearborn Partners, financing partner Orix Ventures and Difference Capital Financial. The latest round of financing means that QuickPlay has benefited from over C$150 million in investment capital to date. The company recently acquired LTE Broadcast specialist […]

Quickplay acquires Roundbox for LTE Broadcast push

Online video specialist Quickplay has acquired New Jersey, US-based Roundbox, a mobile video optimization specialist in a move that Quickplay says will support its ability to deliver content across 4G networks using multicast – LTE Broadcast – and unicast technologies. Roundbox technology has been deployed at service providers including KDDI and TIM. Quickplay said the […]

Quickplay to launch LTE broadcast support

Online video technology specialist Quickplay has announced plans to integrate LTE broadcast capabilities into its managed video platform. The solution will allow global mobile operators using an LTE Broadcast solution provided by Qualcomm Technologies, to deliver video over mobile devices and networks. “We view LTE Broadcast as a natural progression of wireless delivery technology that will […]

QuickPlay announces support for Android TV

Online video technology specialist Quickplay has used the Consumer Electronics Show to announce support for Android TV. Quickplay says its technology provides extensive third-party developer tools as well as an Android TV reference user experience for live TV and video-on-demand, supporting Android set-top boxes as well as companion devices. Quickplay has formed partnerships with Comigo, […]