Opt2Me launches pay TV solution for local U.S. ISPs

Thursday, December 9th, 2021 
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Opt2Me Empowers Rural and Regional Service Providers with a Game-Changing Pay TV Solution

ATLANTA, GA — Shift 2 Stream, an innovator of hybrid cloud Pay TV technologies, launches a new service for ISP’s who find it challenging to offer Pay TV and video services in the marketplace today. Opt2Me is the first end-end hybrid cloud Pay TV as-a-service platform optimized for rural and regional Internet Service Providers wanting to add Pay TV and video streaming services without the complex video systems and costly investment of traditional IPTV systems.

Opt2Me was developed with the latest content and network-aware technology leveraging Velocity 2 Video (V2V), studio-approved channel distribution components providing an edge in the marketplace for delivering broadcast-quality video over an ISP’s network. In addition, Opt2Me is fully compatible with ATSC 3.0 NextGen TV and 4K.

Building upon the recently announced collaboration of Shift 2 Stream and Mirada, a leading provider of integrated software solutions for digital TV services, Opt2Me has integrated with Mirada’s best-in-class Iris User Interface. This new Power-On TV experience provides a full breadth of access options for today’s consumer: Android devices, Apple devices, Smart TVs, and streaming boxes serving residential customers, hospitality, telehealth, and education, all from one platform.

Opt2Me was designed from the ground up to be green, leveraging energy efficiency throughout the technology ecosystem. A full suite of Analytics with prebuilt reports guarantees both business and operations groups have quantitative data driving decisions.

Steve Calzone, CEO, Shift 2 Stream, commented on today’s Opt2Me release: “This is the optimal TV service for any rural and regional communications service provider wanting to add an app-based TV delivery platform. Opt2Me will shift your Internet business into high gear, by including TV services that drive new revenue without the traditional Pay TV complexity. Utilizing emerging TV streaming technologies and standards, Opt2Me delivers the best combination of security, user experience, and costs for your business and residential subscribers.”

Links: Shift 2 Stream; Mirada