Atyaf Launches TV Everywhere Service With Envivio
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TV Connect MENA Booth #20 – Envivio (Nasdaq: ENVI), a leading provider of live and on-demand multi-screen IP video processing and delivery solutions, today announced that Atyaf Telecommunications and Infrastructure International B.S.C., has selected Envivio Muse™ software-based encoding solutions to power its live and on-demand TV Everywhere services. Atyaf is a leading IPTV service provider for the Middle East region, based in Bahrain.
The recently launched over-the-top (OTT) multi-screen service delivers more than 130 channels in multiple adaptive bit-rate (ABR) profiles for delivery to connected TV sets, PCs, Android and Apple iOS devices. In the new multi-screen headend, Atyaf is using Envivio Muse Live and Muse On-Demand on the Envivio 4Caster™ appliances, as well as Envivio 4Manager™ for headend control and monitoring.
"Our goal is to enable the transformation of lifestyles for Atyaf customers, with next generation services that offer new viewing options, for anytime, anywhere access," said Nezar Jamsheer, CEO of Atyaf Telecommunications and Infrastructure. "We selected Envivio because they provided the best video and audio quality in a converged solution that could be quickly deployed and scale as our needs require."
"Atyaf's approach to delivering TV Everywhere offers viewers in Bahrain and throughout the region access to high quality programming on any device," said Julien Signès, president and CEO of Envivio. "Innovation in software-based encoding and video processing is our focus at Envivio, and we work to continuously improve video quality and provide our customers with a broad range of advanced features for traditional TV, OTT and multi-screen applications."
Envivio solutions power multi-screen and TV services for more than 300 customers worldwide. For more information on Envivio's best-in-class video compression technology for HDTV and multi-screen, visit http://www.envivio.com.
Atyaf is a modern era technology multi-play enabler focusing on IPTV, voice, and Internet-converged Service as a Platform (SaaP). Atyaf is an entertainment solution provider originating from Bahrain and focusing on international markets.
The company is a result of a joint venture between 3 major shareholding companies in the region AL SALAM BANK BAHRAIN BSC (ASBB), OLIVE VFM and SHABAKA INVESTMENT CO SPC.
Atyaf's advanced IP-based TV and VOD platform provides end customers with secured content, through managed (closed) networks, by streaming HTTP streams with a fully secured end-to-end Verimatrix Digital Rights Management (DRM) exchange key system.
Envivio (Nasdaq: ENVI) is a leader in solutions for multi-screen video processing and delivery. Envivio solutions remove the boundaries of traditional television and make the world's video content universally enjoyable by all viewers, on any device, across any network, at any time. Now in its second decade of developing market-leading video convergence solutions, Envivio powers services for more than 300 content and service provider customers around the world, including eight of the top 10 mobile operators, nine of the top 10 broadband providers and three of the top four US cable operators. Envivio is headquartered in South San Francisco, California and has offices worldwide including France, England, China, Singapore and Japan. Visit www.envivio.com for more information.
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