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Vidiator, FM Media powers Orange Poland's Euro 2012 streaming service

Vidiator
Thursday 31 May 12

New media delivery specialist Vidiator® has partnered with Polish systems integrators FMS Media and New Vision to enable Orange Poland to provide mobile phone and tablet owners with living room quality live coverage of every match in this summer’s UEFA EURO 2012™ Football Championship hosted by Poland and Ukraine from 8 June - 1 July 2012. Orange Poland’s service is being empowered by the Vidiator Xenon&trade…

New media delivery specialist Vidiator® has partnered with Polish systems integrators FMS Media and New Vision to enable Orange Poland to provide mobile phone and tablet owners with living room quality live coverage of every match in this summer’s UEFA EURO 2012™ Football Championship hosted by Poland and Ukraine from 8 June - 1 July 2012.

Orange Poland’s service is being empowered by the Vidiator Xenon™ Live platform. Launched today it includes 34 live broadcasting channels. It is expected to attract beyond 5,000 concurrent viewers during match times and can be expanded to 10,000 concurrent streams, enabling fans in Poland to view live coverage of tournament matches wherever they are.

With deployments in over 40 countries worldwide, Vidiator®’s Xenon™ Live platform uniquely enables content owners to use a single platform to deliver live events to multiple device types including mobile, tablet, PC and Connected TV devices, minimizing the need for content providers to source their solutions from multiple vendors.

Next to the ability to encode once and stream everywhere Vidiator®’s solutions provide customers with a host of features aimed at delivering video more efficiently to end users, by that minimiszing the risks of setting up a live mobile video service while maximizing the viewing quality and end user experience.

The deployment by FMS Media and New Vision includes a full host of products from Vidiator®’s
flagship Xenon™ family including Xenon™ Live Encoder (XLE), the Xenon™ Streaming Server (XSS), and the Xenon™ Service Broker (XSB). Vidiator®, which has a proven pedigree in delivering carrier grade solutions for the telecoms industry.

“EURO 2012 provides a great opportunity for innovation and Orange intends to be at the forefront of this. Our new service will bring EURO 2012 to life for Polish football fans – helping them to share the experience with friends and family whether they are at home, at the tournament or out and about,” said Lukasz Kunicki, Head of Mobile Content, Orange Poland. “In working with FMS Media, New Vision and Vidiator® we know that the high quality technology behind the scenes will ensure delivery of a highly compelling consumer experience.”

“There is a huge global appetite for high quality mobile video content – and people are prepared to pay for content they really want to watch. EURO 2012 will be a great showcase to demonstrate the commercial opportunities available to innovative operators like Orange Poland that embrace mobile video and develop new services to capitalise on the multiscreen revolution.” said Tae Sung Park, CEO, Vidiator

“It’s a genuinely very exciting feeling to know that our platform will be bringing EURO 2012 matches to the phones and tablets of people in Poland,” said Jaroslaw Ciechanowski, CTO FMS Media. “We have worked very closely with Vidiator® on this project to the point at which they are almost an extension of our own team, and it’s this level of cooperation that has made the project a success.”

Orange is a proud sponsor of UEFA EURO 2012™, with Orange Poland acting as the exclusive telecommunications partner in Poland, and Orange and UEFA developing the official mobile application for the tournament.


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