Cable Technology Feature Article
Volia Unveils Video CDN Using Anevia's ViaMotion
By Carolyn J Dawson, TMCnet Contributor
Volia, a major cable television provider in Ukraine, has chosen Anevia’s (News - Alert) ViaMotion to support its sophisticated video Content Delivery Network. CDN from Volia will also offer future Over-The-Top services from Anevia.
The ViaMotion portfolio from Volia is a software-based multiscreen and OTT video streaming offering. Apart from optimizing the infrastructure assets, ViaMotion steps up content delivery and offers a superior video experience irrespective of the device.
In a statement, Gyorgy Zsembery, CEO of Volia said, "With Anevia technology, we have been able to support the growing number of viewing devices in use. The fast implementation time combined with the latest feature-set has validated our decision in choosing a joint solution from Anevia and Minerva. March is the start of the journey with a launching of the first step of the "VOLIA Smart HD" product. But a whole roadmap was created to continuously bring the best values to our customers in cooperation with our partners."
A minimum of 130 live channels with augmented Catchup and video-on-demand services has been made available by Volia irrespective of the device type by implementing ViaMotion and Minerva iTVFusion. By offering sophisticated TV services, Volia is now termed as one of the budding major players in the region. The organization is also striving to offer the finest product values to its customers.
Tristan Leteurtre, CEO at Anevia said, "Volia’s recent decision bears further testament to the way we accelerate innovation for our customers, allowing them to optimize and monetize video delivery with reduced decision to service delivery time. We are extremely proud of this new partnership."
Ground-breaking video streaming and infrastructure offerings delivered by Anevia are ideal for multi-screen OTT, live TV and VOD. The organization has successfully completed a minimum of 1,000 implementations in 70 countries, corresponding to millions of users and more than 25,000 live channels.
Volia delivers a group of modern telecommunication services to its customers in Ukraine. These include analog, digital & HD TV, interactive TV "VOLIA Smart-HD", speedy Internet along with services of a major data-center in Ukraine. Some of the organization’s investors include Providence Equity Fund, Goldman Sachs and Eton Park.
Edited by Brooke Neuman