Altibox selects VisualOn to deliver video to Apple TV app

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Altibox selects VisualOn to deliver the highest quality of service for their Apple TV OTT platform

  • OnStream tvOS is now integrated into Altibox’s TV app, to enable Altibox’s end users to stream the highest quality video with their Apple TV devices

SAN JOSE — VisualOn, Inc., a multimedia software company that enables scalable, cross-platform media playback for global streaming media brands, today announced that the company is now providing Altibox’s end users the ability to stream the highest quality video using the Apple TV. Altibox, a part of the Lyse Group, is Norway’s largest provider of FTTH broadband through the unique Altibox partnership model and has been a customer of VisualOn since May 2016. It has more than 500,000 broadband households, which encompasses approximately 25% of the Norwegian population, and near 400,000 pay TV households.

“Altibox has a very open minded approach to new services and has aimed for being up front in Europe by launching the highest quality multiscreen solutions,” said Jarle Johnsen, Head of IPTV Technology at Altibox. “Bringing additional platforms to enable our end users freedom of choice is important to us. After careful evaluation, VisualOn’s Onstream Apple TV solution, which enabling Altibox to use the same MPEG-DASH and Playready flow on tvOS as on Android and iOS has proved to be a very good fit for us. We evaluated the product, it worked well out of the box and we were able to easily integrate it into our flow. In addition, the VisualOn team gave us the support we needed.”

“Enabling our customers to bring their content to all relevant platforms is important because end users expect the highest quality viewing experience on their platform of choice, no matter where they are,” said Yang Cai, CEO of VisualOn. “We are thrilled that Altibox has selected VisualOn to bring their subscribers’ digital content to life. As global experts in scalable solutions for cross-platform streaming media playback, we’re well-positioned to help Altibox enable their end users to use their platforms of choice when consuming the highest quality of streaming services by using Onstream MediaPlayer+”.