Edgware Signs Up Com Hem for D-VDN
LONDON -- Edgeware, the technology leader in distributed video delivery, today announced a solution that enables innovative pay-TV operators like Com Hem to offer advanced services, including cloud-based catchup TV, to TiVo devices and multiscreen applications.
Com Hem, the leading provider of cable TV, broadband and telephony packages in Sweden, has deployed the solution to enhance and extend its popular live and on-demand TV services to all screens. The new TiVo service was made available in October last year to Com Hem’s 1.82 million connected homes in Sweden, including more than 600,000 existing TV subscribers. At the end of 2013, 38,000 TiVo boxes had been sold, representing 6 percent of the customer base in just three months.
Edgeware’s Distributed Video Delivery Network (D-VDN) Solution enables cable operators to deploy a highly efficient video delivery network capable of delivering true pay-TV quality to the TiVo digital video recorders (DVRs) and TiVo apps on other devices and includes highly efficient network recording capabilities. An integration with SeaChange’s Adrenalin multiscreen television platform specifically enables innovative new features including recording and delivery of TiVo Play channels in the network and TiVoToGo streaming and download to iOS and Android devices on the move.