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SES Platform Services selects Xstream to enhance Video on Demand platform delivery

Copenhagen, Denmark(20 Jan 2014)

Xstream, the premium provider of OTT and TV Everywhere services, today announced that SES Platform Services, a leading service provider of play-out and content management services for broadcasters and media companies has selected Xstream’s award winning management system, Xstream MediaMaker, to power their existing Video on Demand delivery platform.

The OTT video solution created by Xstream will enable SES Platform Services to offer their customers the market’s most flexible multi-tenant platform for the delivery of videos to Video on Demand platforms and to a wide range of devices, supporting all business models, worldwide. Additionally, the solution features several custom-made RESTful API’s for a number of innovative and powerful integrations and features.

“Xstream’s innovative and proven platform, their impressive track record, flexibility and ability to act as a solution partner, made them a natural partner and first choice for us” said Dr Frank Hoffmann, Chief Product Officer at SES Platform Services. “Importantly, thanks to the flexibility to customize and interface with our existing ingest-, transcoding- and metadata-engine, we are able to create precisely the kind of solution we need to offer a state of the art video management and delivery solution to our customers”

Using Xstream MediaMaker, SES Platform Services will dramatically simplify their customers’ workflows, enabling them to take full control of the entire ingest, and delivery process.

“We are very excited to partner with SES Platform Services and to know that a leading global service provider has endorsed Xstream and our services this way” said Frank Thorup, CEO at Xstream.” Xstream MediaMaker is designed to work in parallel with legacy TV systems, leveraging existing infrastructure investments while, at the same time, be flexible to integrate with any other third party solution. The innovative multi-tenant OTT solution we’re developing for SES Platform Services is a clear proof of the systems flexibility to adapt to the customers needs.”  

Next generation Content Ingest
The in-built Ingest module within Xstream MediaMaker, greatly simplifies the ingest process of media assets and offers a completely transparent process to fit into any media rollout. Additionally, the Ingest module collects content from multiple sources with ease and with a minimum of human resources needed, enabling SES Platform Services to reduce time spent on setting up ingest workflows, decrease time to market and scale their offerings faster, better and wider than ever before.

About SES Platform Services (  
SES Platform Services operates one of Europe’s most modern broadcasting centres. SES Platform Services provides technical support for broadcasters and production companies and offers a comprehensive range of services for the preparation and transmission of content. These include digital archiving and playout, as well as preparation and transmission of content via satellite, over the internet and to mobile devices. Clients of SES Platform Services include well-known broadasters from both the public and private sphere, as well as Pay-TV providers, rights owners, cable network operators and global companies.

About Xstream (
Xstream has been a pioneer in OTT and TV Everywhere since 1999. Drawing on their extensive experience, Xstream works with world-leading Telco’s, cable operators and MSOs. Xstream deliver simpler, smarter OTT TV solutions characterized by superior flexibility, usability, scalability and cost-efficiency. Xstream’s comprehensive and scalable online end-to-end video management solution, Xstream MediaMaker, offers numerous key modules such as Shop and Payment, domain control, assets management and analytics. Xstream also offer a suite of outstanding individual services, including: Apps for Connected devices, Ingest, DRM, Transcoding and Encoding.

Xstream is trusted by leading companies like Disney, Canal Digital, Telenor, Fuhu, Altibox, SBS Belgium, Pathe, Schibsted, Jyllands-Posten and SES Platform Services,