September 4, 2015

Voddler Group Partners with Vimond Media Solutions for Global Impact

Bergen and Stockholm, September 1st, 2015 – Voddler Group AB, the cloud-streaming innovator, today announced that it is entering into a Worldwide Partnership with Vimond Media Solutions to change the way video is streamed and consumed by users around the globe.

The partnership leverages Voddler’s award winning and cutting-edge proprietary Vnet™ hybrid delivery network and Vimond’s award-winning and end-to-end online video platform, the Vimond Platform. The convergence of these two technologies will enable unprecedented levels of speed, quality of service, and efficiency in on-demand multi-screen video delivery.

“Our commitment to delivering exceptional media experiences to consumers worldwide while aggressively reducing our customer’s video delivery costs is very much enhanced by this partnership” – Adam H. Lewis, Voddler Group CEO

“The growth of video content consumption globally has passed a critical inflection point, where demand is outpacing the ability to deliver great content in a great way. Video consumers around the world are demanding constant access to premium and original content, with a consistently excellent playback experience”, said Voddler Group’s CEO, Adam H. Lewis. “The combination of the Vimond Platform and Vnet™ brings a whole new paradigm to video streaming and Quality of Service, particularly to mobile viewers in regions with poor or little network infrastructure. Vimond’s Platform and Control Center technologies perfectly complements our massively scaling video streaming solution Vnet™. Our commitment to delivering exceptional media experiences to consumers worldwide while aggressively reducing our customer’s video delivery costs is very much enhanced by this partnership.”

The partnership will focus on combining the ability of Vimond to deliver a highly scalable and modular online video platform with exception expansion, with Vnet™’s ability to provide dramatically enhanced Quality of Service (QoS) and virtually limitless user scalability into its secure mesh network. The impact is that more consumers will be able to enjoy a greater video experience, anywhere, anytime.

“This partnership will empower our service operators to deliver an amazing video experience on any device, at any time” – Helge Høibraaten, Vimond CEO

“We believe in delivering a great video experience content from a robust infrastructure, and we designed the Vimond Platform to provide just such an infrastructure. Vimond is very excited to welcome Voddler to our consortium of global partners, and to combine its Vnet™ technology with Vimond Platform to provide exceptional OTT video delivery and experience. This partnership will empower our service operators to deliver an amazing video experience on any device, at any time,” said Helge Høibraaten, Vimond CEO.

“With more video streamed to mobile devices than ever before, hybrid delivery networks are becoming critically important” – Miguel Silva, Vimond EVP of Sales and Marketing

“With more video streamed to mobile devices than ever before, hybrid delivery networks are becoming critically important,” said Miguel Silva, Vimond’s EVP of Sales and Marketing. “Enabling Voddler’s Vnet™ with the Vimond Platform and Control Center ensures that high quality content is seamlessly delivered, regardless of the network used to access content. We are excited to see the experience-changing multi-screen video distribution solution created by two leading innovators in the space”.

About Voddler

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Voddler Group AB is the creator of the next generation video streaming solution Vnet™, the world’s best cloud-based streaming technology. Vnet™, extends our partner’s streaming solutions globally, delivering an unparalleled film viewing experience to any Internet-connected device with stunning quality of service at a fraction of today’s streaming cost. Vnet™ integrates seamlessly with existing streaming solutions to unleash their full potential. Vnet™ has streamed millions of movies from dozens of content owners, including the Hollywood majors, to millions of users worldwide.

For more information, contact:
Voddler PR contact:
Filippa Hasselström, VP of Product Marketing –filippa.hasselstrom@voddler.com

About Vimond Media Solutions

Vimond Media Solutions AS (www.vimond.com) develops and markets the Vimond online TV platform. Based in Bergen, Norway, Vimond is one of a number of successful technology companies spun off from national broadcaster TV 2, together with Vizrt, StormGeo, and Mosart Medialab. After more than 10 years of technology development and use in production at Scandinavia’s biggest commercial online video enterprise, TV 2 Sumo, Vimond was established in 2011 to make advanced solutions available to other broadcasters launching multiscreen over-the-top services. The Vimond platform provides a comprehensive environment for managing highly efficient streaming of content to cell phones, tablet computers, gaming consoles, connected TVs, and Blu-ray™ players. With its depth of experience and expertise, Vimond is a leading player in the field, serving a rapidly growing roster of customers that includes TV4 in Sweden, MTV3 in Finland, TV 2 in Norway, and pan-Nordic distributor C More.