Canal Digital Go powered by Xstream30 October 2014
Canal Digital customers in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland can watch TV shows and movies on their iPad with the recently-launched Canal Digital GO iPad app, designed, developed and powered by Xstream.
The GO iPad app provides Canal Digital’s customers with a library of premium TV series and movies in addition to live TV and catch up. The app comes with extra features such as sorting and recommendation based on viewing history.
“The Canal Digital GO iPad app is a corner stone of our entertainment universe and the launch of the iPad app is only the beginning as we’re continually working on making our product offering stronger and available on more devices.” Said Tone Krohn Clausen, chief product and market officer at Canal Digital.
Key features in the Canal Digital GO iPad app powered by Xstream MediaMaker include authentication support, enabling Canal Digital to deliver long-form movie and TV series in addition to live TV and catch up services; EPG, powered by Meetv.no; encrypted with Microsoft PlayReady DRM; and integration with Canal Digital’s in-house customer billing system and database.
“We’re thrilled to work with Canal Digital on yet another exciting project as they expand their online TV offerings.” Said Frank Thorup, CEO at Xstream. “We look forward to growing our partnership with Canal Digital as they continue to innovate around their online TV service. With the launch of the iPad app, Canal Digital has taken an important step towards meeting the consumer demands to be able to access their favourite content.”