ATEME provides virtualized video headend to CJ Hello

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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ATEME Enables CJ Hello to Virtualize its Traditional HW based Technology to Allow for Increased HD Channel Capacity

PARIS, DENVER, SINGAPORE, SAO PAULO — ATEME, the emerging leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT announced today that CJ Hello, the number one cable operator and one of the leading companies in Korea’s media industry, has successfully deployed its TITAN Live solution for its innovative HD project.

This deployment enables CJ Hello to virtualize its video headend and service HD channels using terrestrial modulation without STB and reach subscribers in 23 South Korean regions.

Based on the bandwidth efficiency of MPEG-2 in conjunction with ATEME’s TITAN Live, CJ Hello is able to save the bandwidth and add additional HD channels. In addition, the solution provides the company with the following benefits:

  • Simple Migration to the Virtual Video Headend: TITAN is a pure software-based encoder that can run on any COTS or virtualized server leveraging the broad support of inputs/output formats enabling customers to quickly deploy high quality live channels
  • Flexible Architecture: ATEME’s TITAN can run on private/public & on-/off- premises cloud infrastructure with the same benefits and value proposition
  • Easy Operations: TITAN pure software solution simplifies integration and operations thanks to hardware abstraction and operational simplicity

“CJ Hello is committed to driving innovation, bringing the latest technology and cutting-edge services to its customers,” said CTO, Kim Hong-Ik from CJ Hello. “We have selected ATEME’s solution for our HD project taking into consideration its expertise in virtualization as it provides simple migration from hardware to software and enables fast migration to cloud-based technology.”

“The virtual headend platform deployed by CJ Hello is redefining the future of cable operators technology: transition from legacy broadcasting appliances to software-based infrastructure. We are very proud to contribute to that first in Korea and to be part of this project”, said Eunsook Wi, Sales Director. “By virtualizing the video headend with ATEME, CJ Hello benefits from all advantages of integrated software solution such as a very flexible system architecture, operational simplicity and very high performance.”