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June 06, 2013

TBF Implements Infinite HD-MTM Solution from Erstream, Octoshape

By Carolyn J Dawson, TMCnet Contributor

Turkish Basketball Federation or TBF has chosen Erstream and Octoshape for delivering broadband TV video distribution services to supporters in Turkey and across the globe. While Erstream is a media services provider located in Turkey, Octoshape is a major organization offering cloud-based streaming technology.

TBF schedules 10 extremely admired events every week at the latest web portal developed by Erstream. A majority of these events are only accessible online. Octoshape’s Infinite (News - Alert) HD-MTM Federated Multicast platform has been advantageously utilized to improve video quality of TBF’s streaming worldwide. High definition Internet video is assured irrespective of geographic position, connectivity or network settings of the viewer with the help of Octoshape’s sophisticated video distribution technology.

In a statement, Tatyana Levitskaya, sales director, EMEA, Erstream said, “We wanted to make sure the new user experience of the TBF portal lived up to the brand expectation. With Octoshape’s Infinite HD-MTM we are able to guarantee that the end-users of TBF will always enjoy the highest quality available, and that they experience the basketball games in near real-time.”

Present infrastructure in the telco and operator network are utilized by the Infinite HD-MTM solution to facilitate quality, scalability and finances similar to TV for broadband TV over unmanaged IP networks. Huge volumes of broadband TV can be transmitted competently over last mile networks with Infinite HD-MTM.

According to Michael Koehn Milland, CEO, Octoshape, with the fast-developing Internet user base, TBF needed TV-like scalability and quality along with ground-breaking business conditions. TBF has hoisted their consumer quality anticipations with manageable video-delivery expenses using Octoshape technology.

Murat Biricik, manager, IT, TBF said, “We are very excited with the result of the combined solution provided by Erstream and Octoshape. Our web destination is now growing 10 percent week over week with satisfied users. Our goal was to exceed the consumer expectation, and with our new technology partners, we feel we have not only exceeded the consumer expectation, but also our own.”

According to Serdar Ates, media manager, TBF, the sophisticated technology solutions offered by Erstream and Octoshape are ideal for TBF’s Internet TV project. TBF has been able to fulfill the high expectations of the increasing Internet users.

Edited by Ryan Sartor

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