Xstream launches in Asia-Pacific to deliver smarter OTT14 April 2014
Xstream, a provider of OTT and TV Everywhere services, has announced the launch of its company operations in Australia, with offices in Melbourne and Sydney.
The launch of Xstream in Australia is part of the company’s continued global expansion, following its growing success and demand for its video management system, Xstream MediaMaker in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.
“Australia is an exciting and rapidly growing market for OTT video and TV Everywhere services,” said Frank Thorup, CEO at Xstream. “With the launch of local operations and a great new team in Sydney and Melbourne, we’re very excited to roll out our video management system, Xstream MediaMaker to the region, enabling customers to create, manage, monetise and deliver smarter OTT video solutions on all devices.”
Xstream is experiencing unprecedented demand for its OTT services in the Asia-Pacific market. Xstream Australia will serve as the central hub for Xstream’s business development in the Asia-Pacific region. Joining the team in Australia is Andrew Cronyn, Nick Barry and David Dodds. With wide experience from broadcasters, content owners and telcos, the three all bring a vast amount of knowledge and experience from the industry.
“We’re all very excited to join the Xstream team and offer the Asia-Pacific region the market leading platform for creating, managing, monetising and delivering best in class OTT and TV Everywhere services,” said David Dodds. “Xstream is a very agile company with a strong and proven technology, making them a very attractive partner for companies in the APAC region where time to market and innovative, flexible solutions are key drivers in the choice of OTT video platform provider. We’re looking forward to introducing Xstream further to the market.”
“Xstream certainly has some impressive reference customers, and is working with some of the world’s leading telcos, broadcasters, manufacturers and cable operators, including Disney, Telenor, SES Platform Services, Canal Digital, Fuhu, and SBS Discovery,” said Nick Barry. “This track record, combined with some significant new customer wins in the Asia-Pacific region and the demand we’re seeing for flexible and scalable OTT video platforms, means I’m confident that we’ll be very busy and successful in the Asia-Pacific market.”
This story also appears on IBC’s Content Everywhere.