Megacable launches OTT service powered by Viaccess-Orca

Thursday, March 4th, 2021 
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Mexican Operator Megacable launches OTT Service powered by Viaccess-Orca

PARIS — Viaccess-Orca (VO), part of the Orange Group and global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, announced today that Megacable, one of the largest cable TV providers in Mexico, is expanding the delivery of its Xview+ OTT service to Android TV set-top boxes using VO’s TV Platform solution. With unified content management and multi-device delivery capabilities, VO’s TV Platform will simplify the delivery of Xview+ to Megacable subscribers, providing them with access to live, VOD, time-shift TV, catch-up TV, and recorded content, as well as premium OTT offerings on any device.

“As we expand the reach of our Xview+ service nationwide across Mexico, it is critical to partner with a technology provider with extensive OTT deployment expertise and on-the-ground support,” said Gerardo Seifert, CMO at Megacable. “VO’s TV Platform is supported by a rich ecosystem of partners (including Dotscreen, Broadpeak, Technicolor, ZTE, Oregan, …) and a dedicated local engineering team that will simplify the roll out of this exciting service.”

Megacable’s Xview+ service merges the best content in one place, creating a unified user experience for subscribers. With VO’s TV Platform, it will be simple for Megacable to manage, deliver, and monetize Xview+. The platform includes an end-to-end security solution for content protection, with content encryption, device authentication, license management, and parental control. Additionally, VO’s platform offers analytics-based content discovery and TV apps features that will allow Megacable to deliver personalized content recommendations.

“Xview+ is available on Android TV set-top boxes, bringing an unparalleled video streaming experience to millions of Megacable subscribers in Mexico,” said Philippe Leonetti, CEO of Viaccess-Orca. “As the most complete solution for operating OTT services, our TV Platform simplifies content preparation, management, delivery, protection, and personalization. With our platform, Megacable can deliver a seamless cross-screen user experience, increasing their viewer engagement and revenues.”

Links: Viaccess-Orca; Megacable