BBC extends Unified Streaming deal

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The BBC and Unified Streaming have extended their deal for another two years.

The two companies have been working together since 2013 with Unified Streaming providing the BBC with cross-platform streaming services.

Unified Origin offers an all-in-one solution for streaming Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS), Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), Microsoft Smooth Streaming (MSS) and MPEG-DASH. It features content protection with inbuilt support for DRM, subtitles, multiple language and audio tracks.

"Renewing our contract with BBC is interesting for many reasons. We appreciate the advanced and innovative approach of BBC and powering BBC’s streaming services makes us feel very proud," said Simon Westbroek, vice president, Unified Streaming.