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Simplestream adds offline viewing and Chromecast to VOD in a Box

OTT TV technology outfit Simplestream has added download for offline viewing and Chromecast integration across its mobile services to its VOD in a Box technology. Simplestream now provides Chromecast receiver apps, the ability to adjust download bitrates and custom retention periods; and video and audio download support on mobile- and tablet-supported OTT services. The company […]

Simplestream to showcase Apple TV for telcos

Live-to-VOD and on-demand OTT services specialist Simplestream is to use IBC to showcase its cloud-based, live and on-demand solutions with simplified workflows that support multiple business models. Simplestream will highlight Apple TV for Telcos, demonstrating how AppleTV is becoming the preferred STB for mobile operators, according to the company. It will also showcase support for […]

Simplestream names EMEA sales chief

OTT technology provider Simplestream has appointed Fabio Gallo as sales director EMEA. Based in the company’s London office, Gallo will be responsible for devising and implementing Simplestream’s sales strategy to drive business, managing a team across Europe, and leveraging channel and sports rights holder relationships to accelerate continued growth. He will also work closely with […]

Simplestream taps Nice People At Work for data analytics

On-demand OTT TV technology specialist Simplestream has tapped video intelligence outfit Nice People At Work (NPAW) to provide data analytics technology for its ‘VOD-in-a-box’ service and OTT projects. The first Simplestream customers to have access to data analytics from NPAW are those using the VOD-in-a-Box platform, for whom the analytics went live last month. The […]

Forces Network taps Simplestream for new TV player

Services Sound & Vision Corporation’s Forces Network, which provides radio and TV services for the UK armed forces, has tapped technology outfit Simplestream to build a multiscreen TV player for its BFBS TV and radio services. The BFBS TV Player will provide live streaming access to free-to-air and premium channels on the web and on […]

Little Dot launches Real Stories SVOD offering with Simplestream

Production outfit Little Dot Studios has tapped technology provider Simplestream to launch a subscription video-on-demand service based on its Real Stories channel. The SVOD service, which builds on an existing YouTube channel, will be available across international markets with the exception of the UK, where the service will be advertising-supported. Real Stories currently offers over […]

Simplestream raises £500,000 for US, Europe expansion

UK-based multiscreeen TV technology company Simplestream has received £500,000 in funding from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank’s Growth Finance team. The company said it will use the finance to help expand internationally, with plans to create a presence in the US and mainland Europe. “It’s a hugely exciting time for us and the new funding will […]

Trace taps Simplestream for OTT TV service

Modern Times Group-owned media group Trace has tapped technology outfit Simplestream to provide its cloud TV platform for its new subscription video-on-demand service Trace Play. Trace Play will launch on desktop, iOS and Android mobile and tablet devices, and Apple TV and will be progressively rolled out globally, starting with 80 countries including the UK, […]

Sony taps Simplestream for kids YouView service

Sony Pictures Television has tapped Simplestream to power its new Sony Kids catch-up service on UK smart TV platform YouView. The free Sony Kids service offers programming from Sony’s kids channels Tiny Pop, POP and KIX and went live across all YouView connected set-top boxes – including BT TV and TalkTalk TV boxes – earlier […]

At The Races taps Simplestream for offline viewing

Horse-racing channel At The Races has tapped live streaming and live-to-VOD technology provider, and existing platform technology supplier Simplestream to provide a tablet extension and offline viewing capability to the At The Races mobile betting app, enabling At The Races to extend its reach and services. At The Races broadcasts content 24 hours a day […]

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