Bitmovin and OKAST team up to deliver live and VOD streaming

Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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Bitmovin and OKAST Team Up to deliver Tier-one quality level live and VoD streaming for Premium OTT platforms, but at a fraction of the standard cost

SAN FRANCISCO and PARIS — Bitmovin, a leading provider of video infrastructure for digital media companies around the world, has partnered with OKAST, a fast growing French video streaming platform provider, to implement a wide array of technological solutions for more than 200 Premium VOD platforms. Bitmovin’s video player and encoding solutions will enable OKAST’s customers to stream content across a wide range of devices and platforms at the fastest speed possible, at significantly lower cost.

Meeting Growing Demand for a First-Class Video Streaming Experience

As the Premium VOD market continues to rapidly grow worldwide, OKAST’s top priority is to guarantee the best viewing experience for its global customers no matter the industry or size, including concerts, theatres, gyms, film distributors, corporates, institutions and TV channels.

The new partnership between OKAST and Bitmovin will enable a first-class video experience for the biggest tier one streaming platforms. Bitmovin’s robust, modular video player and AI powered encoder for VOD and Live streaming services paired with OKAST’s end-to-end CDN and video solution promises a cost-efficient, top quality experience on a premium video platform.

Expanding the Availability of Advanced Live-Streaming

With Bitmovin’s video player and per-title encoding solutions, OKAST can now provide advanced live-streaming experiences, with instant replay, VOD and live content. The partnership increases the availability and reach of premium content for entertainment, corporate and sports businesses.

“With the significant surge in video streaming consumption, companies are becoming increasingly creative in their attempts to elevate the viewer experience with interaction,” said Stefan Lederer, CEO of Bitmovin. “Bitmovin is pleased to provide OKAST/Flamefy with a robust video streaming solution that cost-effectively enables its customers to offer superior viewing experiences.”

“Our strategic partnership with Bitmovin reinforces our commitment to our customers to deliver the state-of-the-art video technology, with an end-to-end streaming service that is on par with the biggest players’ offerings, but at a fraction of the cost,” said Cédric Monnier, CEO of OKAST.