Press Release, March 5, 2018
Streamroot, the leading provider of distributed delivery for OTT video, announced today that the Ukrainian media conglomerate 1+1 Media Group has selected Streamroot’s patented technology to power its national and global video delivery operations.
1+1 Media Group is a major force in the Ukrainian television industry, broadcasting round-the-clock news, entertainment and thematic content in Ukraine and internationally. The group comprises eight TV channels: 1+1, 2+2, TET, PLUSPLUS, Bigudi, Paramount Comedy, UNIAN TV and 1+1 International, which targets the Ukrainian diaspora around the world. The group also holds several additional online news platforms, including TSN.ua, UNIAN, Glavred.info Telekritika, VOD-platform 1+1 video and own production department, and the High School of Media & Production.
To scale profitably to growing audiences in Ukraine and across the world, 1+1 Media Group has chosen Streamroot DNA™ distributed network architecture on top of its existing delivery infrastructure, and has implemented Streamroot across its domestic and international channels.
“Streamroot DNA™ plays a vital role in our video strategy,” explains Anna Tkachenko, Head of Digital at 1+1 Media Group. “As our platform is growing, we needed a partner that could scale our delivery to our expanding viewer base. Streamroot’s technology was exactly what we were looking for: it allows us to cater to increased demand for both live and catch-up content and provide audiences with higher bitrate formats, without increasing our infrastructure investment. We have already quadrupled our capacity during our most popular live newscasts and are very pleased with the results.”
“We are thrilled to be working with one of Ukraine’s leading broadcasters,” adds Streamroot CEO and Co-Founder Pierre-Louis Théron. “Streamroot is proud to contribute to 1+1’s fast national and international growth, ensuring high-quality delivery across the group’s various platforms.”
About 1+1 Media Group
1+1 media Group is one of the largest media holdings in Ukraine. The vision of the group is to create content that changes the way people perceive the world and themselves. The structure of 1+1 Media includes eight television channels: 1+1, 2+2, TET, PLUSPLUS, 1+1 International, UNIAN TV, Bigudi and Paramount Comedy, asw well as a group of Internet sites, own production department, VOD-platform 1+1 video and the High School of Media & Production.
Streamroot is a leading provider of innovative OTT delivery technologies for media groups, content publishers and enterprise customers. Powering over 20 million video sessions every day, Streamroot’s Distributed Network Architecture – Streamroot DNATM – offers broadcasters a key competitive advantage through improved quality of service, greater audience reach and infinite delivery capacity with zero infrastructure investment. Plug-in free for viewers, Streamroot delivery solutions integrate seamlessly into broadcasters’ existing video workflows. Streamroot is supported on all major web and mobile platforms, as well as Android and iOS set-top boxes, providing the most comprehensive user coverage on the market.
Founded in 2013 in France, the company today benefits from top-tier VC funding and serves premier media groups from its offices in Paris, New York and Denver.