Digital TV News: Simplestream

URC TV chooses Simplestream to power new OTT service
Jan 16, 2024 – URC TV has chosen Simplestream as a technology partner to power its new OTT offering. The service provides fans with live and on-demand access to United Rugby Championship games.
News categories: Simplestream, URC TV, Ashley Reynolds-Horne, Tom Lister, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Simplestream enters alliance with Globecast
Aug 30, 2023 – Simplestream has announced an alliance with Globecast, kicking off with the launch of OTT services for GAAGO - the Gaelic Athletic Association and RTÉ sports subscription channel.
News categories: Simplestream, Globecast, Lewis Arthur, Steve MacMurray, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Ireland, Streaming, Worldwide

National World taps Simplestream to launch Shots! TV channel
Aug 15, 2023 – National World has chosen Simplestream to provide the tech stack for the launch of Shots!, a new TV brand. Simplestream deployed its Channel Studio to create the Shots! TV channel in the cloud.
News categories: Simplestream, National World, Josh Harrington, Alan Renwick, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

Simplestream powers QVC channels on Sky Glass and Sky Stream
Jul 18, 2023 – QVC has launched its linear TV channels on Sky Glass and Sky Stream. QVC chose Simplestream to power live stream encoding, playout and distribution for the channels.
News categories: Simplestream, QVC, Sky, Ashley Horne, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming

Simplestream deploys Livestream Scheduler at Optik TV
Jun 14, 2023 – TELUS has enhanced its Optik TV Livestreaming offering with Simplestream. Livestream Scheduler from Simplestream provides the ability to manage live programming via a web-based UI.
News categories: Simplestream, TELUS, Josh Harrington, Canada, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV

Simplestream powers Islam Channel streaming service
Jul 15, 2021 – Islam Channel has chosen to partner with Simplestream to expand its live and on-demand streaming service. The new service is built on Simplestream's App Platform and allows audiences to access content on multiple devices.
News categories: Simplestream, Islam Channel, Josh Harrington, Mohamed Harrath, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, UK, Worldwide

Simplestream selected to power GB News OTT services
Jul 13, 2021 – Simplestream has been selected by recently launched British TV news channel, GB News, to power a range of OTT services. The digital offering complements the service’s traditional linear TV distribution strategy.
News categories: Simplestream, GB News, Dan Finch, Marc Schipper, Apps, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

V-Nova partners with Simplestream for Pan-African streaming service MVMO
Sep 11, 2019 – V-Nova is the key enabler for a streaming service, MVMO, due to launch in Africa in late 2019. The service will combine the V-Nova P+ codec-agnostic enhancement with Simplestream's streaming platform to deliver content throughout the continent.
News categories: V-Nova, Simplestream, Creative Africa Exchange, Guido Meardi, Dan Finch, Sandra Iyawa, Africa, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming

Simplestream powers Channel 4's Parasport and 2020 Paralympics online service
Sep 2, 2019 – Simplestream has built an accessible video platform and responsive website for Channel 4’s online coverage of Para Sport and Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. The service is provisioned to handle multiple live concurrent streams, on-demand video and includes adaptive bitrate encoding (ABR) for up to 10 profiles.
News categories: Simplestream, Channel 4, Dan Finch, Pete Andrews, Advertising, Big Data, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DRM, Streaming, UK