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Octoshape and Mobibase Announce Content Aggregation and Global Multiscreen Distribution Service

Companies mentioned in this article: Octoshape

PHOENIX & SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based streaming technologies, and Mobibase, a leading provider of thematic linear channels and on-demand video content for Mobile TV, IPTV and OTT multiscreen services, today announced a multi-faceted partnership for content distribution. The engagement is designed to provide mobile publishers, IPTV providers and OTT broadcasters with a consumer-focused, high quality content distribution service delivered to connected devices around the world.

The joint offering combines the Mobibase rich media library, which includes more than 200 themed channels and 15,000 on-demand videos together with Octoshape’s Infinite HD-M™ OTT distribution platform to offer programmers and OTT service providers increased content on a per subscriber, per channel basis.

“At Octoshape we pride ourselves in our ability to simplify life for our customers,” said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO of Octoshape. “Our partnership with Mobibase extends our service offerings to include content which not only complements our broadband TV distribution platform, but also offers our ecosystem an easy, value-add solution in the form of cost effective content aggregation, preparation and high quality distribution.”

With the integrated service, existing and new Octoshape customers will be able to subscribe to tailored, linear and on-demand content. Existing and new Mobibase customers will be able to offer an increased quality of service to their end customers by offering a broadcast TV viewing experience similar across broadband connected devices.

“Our partnership with Octoshape accelerates the move from broadcast distribution to broadband distribution,” said Vincent Roger, CEO of Mobibase. “We can now offer a modular and unique pricing model that includes content, asset management, set top boxes and distribution across public networks for a fixed fee, per subscriber, per month.”

Streaming media innovator Octoshape provides a differentiated platform that enables the evolution of broadcast TV to global, cloud-based broadband TV. The patented stream acceleration system combined with the suite of multicast technologies offer TV quality and a cost effective commercial model for operators, OTT/IPTV service providers and premium content owners enabling them with the ability to reach millions of device-connected subscribers worldwide. Leading broadcasters and direct broadcast satellite service providers around the world are relying on Octoshape to deliver their content over IP networks.

About Octoshape

Streaming media innovator Octoshape is bridging the transition from Broadcast TV to Broadband TV by providing the enabling technology required to bring TV Quality, TV Scale and TV Economics to the public Internet. The Octoshape approach is more scalable, flexible and affordable than traditional content delivery (CDN) schemes, while providing feature-rich, high-quality viewing to the largest of audiences. For more information visit www.octoshape.com.

About Mobibase

Mobibase is a France-based company and the European leader of connected TVs. The company provides a large selection of thematic channels and VAS content for connected devices such as mobile, web, tablet, IPTV, TV and OTT. Mobibase offers through its innovative multi-profile platform, in API or in relay, 200+ linear TV channels and VOD services in 60 countries. The Mobibase turn-key service includes as well content management, TV publishing, satellite TV, capture, encoding, streaming, CDN implementation and full mobile TV/IPTV/OTT integration. For more information visit www.mobibase.com.

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For Octoshape
Michelle Soltesz, +1 973-349-9818
Sr. Director Marketing & Communications
For Mobibase
Olivier Demoly, +33 6 33 44 81 39
Chief Commercial Officer