Bitmovin and Teleport Media upgrade streaming capabilities of Okko

Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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Bitmovin and Teleport Media Team Up to Improve Streaming Capabilities of Okko, Leading Russian Video on Demand (VoD) Service

SAN FRANCISCO and MOSCOW, Russia — Bitmovin, a leading provider of video infrastructure for digital media companies around the world, has partnered with Teleport Media, decentralized video delivery technologies provider, to implement a wide array of technological solutions for Okko, one of the largest Video on Demand (VoD) services in Russia. Bitmovin and Teleport Media expertise and tools will allow Okko to provide new and upgraded streaming service to its customers. Bitmovin will provide solutions and support allowing Okko’s content to be streamed to multiple devices and platforms at the fastest speeds possible and at lower bandwidths.

As the OTT/Streaming market continues to rapidly grow across Russia, Okko is taking aggressive action to improve the viewing experience of its users. Working with Bitmovin to implement a new 4K Dolby Vision video solution as well as reworking existing content for optimised 4K and HD viewing experiences Okko is bringing the highest resolutions available to a wide audience.

Okko will also be making great use of Bitmovin’s proprietary Per-Title encoding algorithm to really optimise the users viewing experience while at the same time reducing overall video bandwidth usage.

In addition, with the new solutions, Okko can now provide much more UHD content for Smart TV and all other devices, increasing the availability of premium content for customers across all of Russia

“Bitmovin is proud to partner with Okko, as Video on Demand continues to boom across Russia,” said Chris Milne, Sales Director EMEA of Bitmovin. “With Bitmovin’s tools and solutions, Okko’s customers will have an improved experience, so that they can enjoy their content no matter where they are, or what device they are using.”

“Okko is happy to announce partnership with Bitmovin. We believe that new features and coding algorithms will help us to strengthen Okko’s position as a technological leader among VoD services and provide our clients with even better customer experience,” said Yana Bardintseva, CEO of Okko.

“As the company that provides software solutions for improving the visual quality, online video user experience, and the cost-efficiency of running OTT video business, we share the same values as Bitmovin. To deliver solutions that will help our customers to grow the business and gain more happy users,” said Andrei Klimenko, CEO at Teleport Media. “This is why we work hand-in-hand with Bitmovin on the Russian market and are happy to welcome Okko as our first joint customer.”