Wuaki.tv Looks to Conviva to Underpin European Expansion
Precision and Insights enable delivery of high-quality Internet TV viewing experience with real-time intelligence
San Mateo, CA (29 Jul 2014)
Maturing video-on-demand (VOD) service, Wuaki.tv today announces that it is working with Conviva, the leader in video analytics, delivery optimization and big data processing, to deliver a high-quality video streaming experience across new regions of its service deployment.
With more than one million users across the UK and Spain, Wuaki.tv required further technology and intelligence to successfully expand its services across Europe. The Spanish streaming service was seeking the ability to provide an exceptional viewing experience to its customers, achieve greater understanding of the regional viewing behavior within these new territories, as well as the intelligence to diagnose service interruptions in real time.
Wuaki.tv will use Conviva Precision to provide the best viewing experience to its customers via tablets, consoles and connected TVs. Conviva continuously collects video metrics from hundreds of millions of devices across Europe within its Intelligent Control Platform. By analyzing these metrics, Precision executes real-time streaming decisions for each individual viewer to deliver the best video quality over existing Internet streaming infrastructure.
Additionally, Wuaki.tv will benefit from Conviva Insights, providing real-time diagnostics of each individual viewer’s experience, across all devices, to identify all potential issues that may impede the viewing experience.
“Wuaki.tv, like all of our customers, is facing increasing pressure to meet higher and higher user expectations for Quality of Experience,” stated Ian Franklyn, General Manager, EMEA for Conviva. “When preparing for expansion, it becomes critical for popular services like Wuaki.tv to be in a position to guarantee a TV-quality service. Conviva’s Intelligent Control Platform provides the basis to scale a high-quality Internet TV business.”
Wuaki.tv streams an extensive catalogue that includes content from UK distributors including the BBC and ITV as well as major studios including Warner Bros and Disney. Offering thousands of hours of premium movies and TV series for rental and purchase across multiple devices, the service can be streamed to PCs, laptops, gaming consoles, tablets, mobile and SmartTVs.
Conviva’s Intelligent Control Platform enables online video providers to deliver a TV-quality experience over the Internet. This real-time big data processing platform utilizes advanced algorithms to give content publishers control over video delivery, helping them analyze, identify and preemptively avoid bottlenecks and breakdowns in a complex and fragile Internet delivery environment. Conviva’s global customer base includes premium entertainment, news, sports and media brands, as well as leading service providers in 180 countries. Conviva is based in Silicon Valley, with offices in New York and London.
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