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Octoshape Partners with NTT Communications in Hong Kong for Video Contribution and Distribution Services

Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based streaming technologies today announced a partnership with NTT Com Asia, the East Asia headquarters of NTT Communications, for IP-based broadcast contribution and distribution. The alliance is designed to provide Asia-based broadcasters and OTT/IPTV providers with a telco-grade, high quality content contribution and distribution service delivered to connected devices around the world.

The solution is capable of providing broadcast TV over the public internet representing an entirely new way to reliably contribute and distribute content with the scale, quality and economics of traditional broadcast technologies. Powered by Octoshape’s patented stream acceleration technologies, the solution enables TV-like playback quality over broadband networks together with a suite of multicast technologies for greater scale, efficiency and global reach.

“Our relationship with Octoshape will expand our enterprise media offerings with cost-effective contribution and distribution solutions in Asia,” said Patrick Ng, Executive Vice President Global Network Business Division of NTT Com Asia. “We are extremely pleased to offer our clients a cloud-based, stream acceleration service that meets their distribution, quality and cost objectives.”

Octoshape’s revolutionary, cloud-based technology accelerates the over-the-top (OTT) delivery of broadcast-quality video on a global basis. The platform replaces the need for costly and long-term committed satellite or fiber solutions by offering an instant-turn up contribution solution.

“I am pleased to join forces with such a prominent and highly regarded brand,” said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO of Octoshape. “Combining our advanced, cloud-based technologies with the NTT Communications resources escalates the disruptive cycle in the market and together ushers in a new class of video service for companies in the AsiaPac region.”

Streaming media innovator Octoshape provides a differentiated platform that enables the evolution of broadcast TV to global, cloud-based broadband TV. The patented stream acceleration system combined with the suite of multicast technologies offer TV quality and a cost effective commercial model for operators, OTT/IPTV service providers and premium content owners enabling them with the ability to reach millions of device-connected subscribers worldwide. Leading broadcasters and direct broadcast satellite service providers around the world are relying on Octoshape to deliver their content over IP networks.

About Octoshape

Streaming media innovator Octoshape is bridging the transition from Broadcast TV to Broadband TV by providing the enabling technology required to bring TV Quality, TV Scale and TV Economics to the public Internet. The Octoshape approach is more scalable, flexible and affordable than traditional content delivery (CDN) schemes, while providing feature-rich, high-quality viewing to the largest of audiences. For more information visit www.octoshape.com.

About NTT Com Asia

NTT Com Asia is NTT Communications’ East Asia headquarters covering Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and Korea. The company provides enterprise-class network, data centre, cloud, hosting, e-Commerce solutions, and managed services, and operates its’ wholly owned subsidiary HKNet in Hong Kong.

Please visit www.ntt.com.hk | www.hknet.com | www.facebook.com/nttca | http://www.linkedin.com/company/ntt-com-asia-limited for further information.

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