Bally's Interactive offers live sports streaming with Harmonic

Sunday, April 16th, 2023 
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Bally’s Interactive Offers an Unparalleled Live Sports Streaming Experience with Harmonic

  • Premium Streaming Service Leverages Powerful Cloud Playout Capabilities of Harmonic’s VOS360 Media SaaS

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that Bally’s Interactive, the digital arm of one of the world’s leading entertainment providers, is using Harmonic’s VOS®360 Media SaaS for cloud playout and branding. Leveraging VOS360 SaaS, Bally’s Interactive can deliver premium sports events with low latency and pristine video quality on the Bally Live app.

“We needed a flexible, scalable solution to streamline the origination of linear and VOD channels,” said Matthew Webster, executive director, engineering and networking at Bally’s Interactive. “Harmonic’s extensive playout expertise, success in the cloud environment and partnership with Crispin automation guided us toward choosing the VOS360 platform. What’s particularly groundbreaking about the VOS360 SaaS is how fast it can be deployed — Harmonic had it up and running on our cloud infrastructure in two weeks.”

Harmonic’s VOS360 Media SaaS simplifies all stages of media processing and delivery, providing customers like Bally’s Interactive with an end-to-end, cloud-native solution for playout, branding, media processing, streaming and more. Bally’s Interactive is running the SaaS platform in the cloud with Crispin automation to fully control its live and video-on-demand playout and branding capabilities. The VOS360 Media SaaS is based on a flexible business model that allows Bally’s Interactive to only pay for what they use.

“We’re excited to welcome Bally’s Interactive into our family of SaaS customers,” said Gil Rudge, senior vice president, video products and solutions at Harmonic. “The VOS360 Media SaaS enables Bally’s Interactive to deliver sports events reliably and at scale, with outstanding quality, bringing an unprecedented experience to their subscribers.”

Harmonic will showcase its latest innovations in streaming and broadcast delivery at the 2023 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

Links: Harmonic; Bally's Interactive