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Tennis Channel Selects America ONE Sports and Octoshape To Deliver 2013 French Open Multiscreen Broadband Experience

For the third consecutive year, America ONE Sports and Infinite HD-M ensure high quality broadband TV delivery on

Atlanta(06 Jun 2013)

Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based streaming technology, and America ONE Sports, a leading provider of live broadband sports, announced today that they have been chosen for the third consecutive year by Tennis Channel as the exclusive provider of video streaming services for the prestigious 121st French Open on


Tennis Channel will provide over 200 hours of coverage of the French Open, the premier clay-court tournament in the world and second of the four Grand Slam tournaments. The network is providing a live stream from its web site that allows online viewers to watch all the coverage for free.


“America ONE Sports and Octoshape have given Tennis Channel viewers the opportunity to watch the French Open where they want, when they want,” said Robyn Miller, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Tennis Channel.


The consumer experience will include both live and video on demand, as well as advanced features such as instant rewind, picture-in-picture viewing and proprietary bonus features developed by America ONE Sports, such as live chat and real time event statistics.  America ONE’s sister company, ONE CONNXT, an award-winning leader in broadcast delivery, will provide the contribution transport technology so fans will not miss a moment of the excitement.


"This will be our third year providing broadband distribution for the French Open utilizing our partnership with Tennis Channel. Each year we truly try to push the envelope on features to enhance the user experience for this marquee event,” said Paul Dingwitz, Chief Technology Officer, ONE Media Corp.


The video broadcast is delivered to over-the-top consumers via Octoshape’s Infinite HD-M Federated Multicast Broadband TV platform. This technology enables the quality, scale and economics of traditional broadcast TV over the Internet. Telco and cable operators that are part of the Infinite HD-M Federated network receive the signals via native IP Multicast in a way that allows them to easily manage large volumes of traffic without upgrading their Internet capacity – ensuring a technically smoother streaming experience regardless of the usage.


"We are very proud to again be selected to support the Tennis Channel for the French Open," said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO of Octoshape. “We continue to raise the bar for providing TV to broadband-connected devices, and this year is no exception.”


About America ONE Sports

America ONE Sports, a division of ONE Media Corp, Inc, is a global innovator that specializes in professional broadband and television broadcast solutions. America ONE Sports provides custom broadband players, encoding solutions, conditional access options and a revolutionary SD/HD television delivery platform. ONE Media Corp, Inc., the parent company to America ONE, ONE World Sports, America ONE Sports and ONE CONNXT has operations and programming office in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Atlanta, Las Vegas, New York, London and Singapore.


About Octoshape

Streaming media innovator Octoshape provides the enabling technology required to bring TV Quality, TV Scale and TV Economics to the public Internet. The company is writing the next chapter of content delivery for broadband IP TV services. The Octoshape approach is more scalable, flexible and affordable than traditional content delivery (CDN) schemes, while providing feature-rich, high-quality viewing to the largest of audiences. For more information visit


About Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel ( is the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle.  A hybrid of comprehensive sports, health, fitness, pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle and travel programming, the network is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community.  It also has the most concentrated single-sport coverage in television, with telecast rights to the US Open, Wimbledon, Roland Garros (French Open), Australian Open, Emirates Airline US Open Series, ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events, top-tier WTA competitions, Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, and Hyundai Hopman Cup.  Tennis Channel is carried by nine of the top 10 video providers.

For more information please contact:


For America ONE Sports and ONE CONNXT:

Jodi Morelli                                                                              


For Octoshape:                                                        For Tennis Channel:

Jessica Slezak                                                         Eric Abner                                

(801) 305-1447                                                        (310) 314-9445