C Spire first to use MobiTV TV Everywhere platform

Monday, July 25th, 2016 
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MobiTV Launches the MobiTV Connectâ„¢ Platform to Help Pay TV Providers Expand Their Services Beyond the Traditional Set Top Box

  • C Spire Inked as First Cable Customer to Utilize Next-Generation Video Systems Offering, Centralized Around Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Delivery

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — MobiTV, a global leader in live and on-demand video delivery solutions, today announced the MobiTV Connect Platform, an IP video delivery solution which allows cable operators to significantly upgrade their user experience and utilize the popular connected TV devices and streaming boxes already in a large majority of U.S. homes.

Boasting one of the largest IPTV solutions in the world, MobiTV is enabling Pay TV providers’ to deliver content packages to subscribers without expensive hardware, and the Company is proud to share C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology services company whose wireless unit is the 6th largest in the U.S., is the first U.S. cable operator to take advantage of this flexible, end-to-end solution.

“The in-home TV experience is changing rapidly, creating both challenges and opportunities for providers as they navigate the new reality of delivering pay TV services in today’s market,” said Charlie Nooney, CEO of MobiTV. “This is only the beginning for us. We continue to break barriers and utilize our long history in the video delivery space to help more companies future-proof their offerings through our ever-evolving, agile solutions within the video delivery ecosystem.”

Through MobiTV, pay TV companies are able to quickly upgrade their network’s video delivery from traditional QAM to IP and seamlessly blend on-demand, live TV, catch-up TV, network DVR and recommendations. Customers will benefit from the highly visual experience enabled across streaming boxes, connected TV devices, PCs, tablets and mobile phones.

“At C Spire, our inspiration is to bring premium viewing experiences that deliver tailored TV content to consumers on the devices they love,” said Suzy Hays, senior vice president of Consumer Markets for C Spire. “MobiTV embraced our vision and worked closely with us to develop the software platform for the cutting edge service we are announcing today.”

How The MobiTV Connectâ„¢ Platform works

Pay TV and cable operators have the option of selecting an in-network deployment or a MobiTV operator grade managed service. Both utilize an agile development process which allow continuous improvement, rapid response to market trends and evolution of technology. This true end-to-end platform allows fast time to market, simple integrations and upgrades every 6 weeks.

  • Our apps team focuses on developing visually appealing and highly compatible apps across Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Android TV, Chromecast, PC / Macs, iPhones, iPads, Android Mobile & Android Tablets.
  • Our unicast IP delivery platform team focuses on micro-releases across a fully integrated CMS, DRM, Media Player, nDVR, content policy, identity management, billing and authentication.
  • Our micro-services capabilities, which scale horizontally, publish and cache aggressively, while our cloud based analytics reports on the lifecycle of on-demand, Live, catchup TV, nDVR and usage across devices, profiles, networks and content providers.