Tapping into Edgeware’s OTT CDN technology and the segmentation and packaging functionality within Edgeware’s recently announced StreamBuilder platform, A1 can now meet the demand for multi-screen viewing across multiple devices and accelerate its new OTT offering in a highly competitive market.
Launched in March 2020, A1 Xplore TV offers a unified content and streaming platform across IPTV and DVB-C networks, iOS and Android apps, and Google Chromecast in multiple Central and Eastern European markets. In order to deliver a multi-screen service, A1 selected Edgeware’s StreamBuilder for its repackaging functionality, which enables the conversion of just-in-time live and VoD assets into adaptive streaming formats requested by Apple (HLS), Android (DASH) and Microsoft (MSS) devices. By only keeping a single copy of its video profiles and generating the right ABR formats on request, A1 benefits from StreamBuilder’s significant storage savings. The content lifecycle is completed with Edgeware’s OTT CDN technology, which ensures seamless content delivery to various clients.