January 17, 2017

Selevision chooses Voddler Group to optimise Quality of Experience

Boosting quality of experience for Selevision’s subscribers globally

Voddler Group, the cloud-streaming innovator, has been selected by Selevision, a leading technology and content provider in the Middle East, to optimise the subscriber’s streaming experience. Selevision provides broadcast and online channels direct to consumers under several brands from its bases in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, providing exceptional regional entertainment to its growing base.

Voddler’s hybrid peer-assisted streaming guarantees Quality of Experience

To ensure a consistently high quality of experience for its users, Selevision is now adding Voddler’s hybrid peer-assisted and secure delivery to its global technology platform. Because Voddler’s technology scales limitlessly across all devices and bitrates, Selevision’s choice will bring its substantial catalogue to an even greater marketplace, while ensuring that its commitment to amazing user experience continues.

A delivery solution that expands streaming reach significantly

VoddlerNet™ combines controlled and secure peer-assisted delivery with direct streaming from the source provider. This unique hybrid peer-assisted video streaming solution greatly expands the reach of streaming video services, while maintaining the highest bitrate and quality of service possible.

“Providing the best possible viewing experience for the end user is vital to us, regardless of which of our entertainment services they are using and wherever they may be viewing from,” said Dr Raed Khusheim, CEO of Selevision. “To maintain our leading position, we are continually innovating behind the scenes. Voddler’s ability to offer broadcast quality content limitlessly offers real advantages in driving up the quality of experience.”

VoddlerNet™ powers mobile delivery retention and profits for OTT services

One of the particular challenges for OTT services in the Gulf region is the high demand for mobile consumption, with mobile penetration rates in Saudi Arabia exceeding 168 percent. While VoddlerNet™ provides service quality improvements across all networks, it has specific functionality which allows greater support even on mobile devices without impairing performance.

“We are very excited to be partnering with Selevision,” said Adam Lewis, CEO of Voddler Group. “As a pre-eminent OTT provider in the MENA region, Selevision already reaches millions of viewers. We want to help them continue their growth while maintaining the quality and responsiveness for which the platform is famous. Expectations of technical quality as well as access to rich content are very high, and VoddlerNet enables Selevision to meet these expectations cost-effectively, without massive investment in edge servers and content delivery networks.”

VoddlerNet™ hybrid peer-assisted streaming solution supports the full OTT stack

VoddlerNet™ is the market leading technology in peer-assisted video streaming, and designed to provide quantum improvements in quality of service over any network and any device. VoddlerNet™ is DRM agnostic, endorsed by Hollywood studios for its security, and supports any VOD and OTT platforms and integrated technologies. VoddlerNet™, broadcast quality everywhere, all the time.

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About Voddler

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Voddler Group AB is the creator of the next generation video streaming solution VoddlerNet™, an award-winning peer-assisted video delivery solution. VoddlerNet™ extends our partners’ streaming solutions globally, delivering an unparalleled viewing experience to any Internet-connected device with stunning quality of service at a fraction of today’s streaming cost. VoddlerNet™ integrates seamlessly with existing streaming solutions to unleash their full potential. VoddlerNet™ has streamed millions of movies from dozens of content owners, including the Hollywood majors, to millions of users worldwide. Learn more about our hybrid peer-assisted streaming solution here.

For more information on Voddler, contact:
Meriam Khan
Meriam@mkm-marcomms.com
+44 7768 022162

 

About Selevision

Selevision, a wholly owned operating subsidiary of Khusheim Holdings, is a leading Saudi based Technology and Service provider for the global broadcast industry, and multi-platform Entertainment company which delivers premium content to customers across the Middle East and North Africa via Transactional Video on Demand and Subscription Video on Demand in addition to the Live TV, Restart TV and Catch-up TV. The Company has secured agreements with global content owners, developers and distributors and leading regional media operators such as Hollywood’s major studios including Disney Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal, The Twentieth Century Fox, Sony Pictures, Warner Brothers and a broad selection of the best content from Bollywood and the Middle East. Its B2B offerings span the range of Hybrid Broadband Broadcast TV (HbbTV), Content Delivery Systems, Targeted Advertising and Monitoring Platforms, set top boxes, and Electronic Programming Guides. Selevision is headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with development and sales offices in the United Arab Emirates. Learn more about Selevision here: www.selevision.com

For more information on Selevision, contact:
Ammar Hares, COO
Ammar@selevision.net