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Envivio Solutions Deployed by A1 Telekom Austria to Expand IPTV and Mobile TV Offering(September 06, 2012)
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI), a leading provider of live and on-demand multi-screen IP video processing and delivery solutions, today announced that A1 Telekom Austria AG recently turned to Envivio to expand its A1 TV IPTV service. Envivio Muse™ multi-screen encoding and processing software running on the Envivio 4Caster™ 1RU appliances power the full lineup of A1 Telekom Austria's broadcast and on-demand HD, SD and 3GPP mobile services.
Envivio partnered with local Austrian market specialists TV-Connect Broadcast Systems, based in Vienna, for sales and installation support services for the A1 Telekom Austria deployment.
First launched in 2006, A1 TV is Austria's fastest-growing TV service, available to eight out of 10 Austrian households and counting more than 200,000 households as subscribers. More than 150 TV channels are available in the basic package, with an additional 30 premium TV channels, over 2,000 films and series in the integrated video library and HD content available on-demand.
In 2010, A1 Telekom Austria first invested in Envivio 4Caster encoders to deliver a service allowing subscribers to view live and on-demand content, including sports, movies and TV programming, on IPTV set-top boxes and 3G mobile devices. The new Envivio encoders perform formatting, transcoding and packaging in Apple® HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and Microsoft HTTP Smooth Streaming (HSS) formats for multi-screen viewing.
"Envivio provides feature-rich next-generation solutions that help operators deliver a high-quality multi-screen service," said Walter Winzel, CEO of TV Connect. "The Envivio 4Caster encoders optimize video quality while lowering bitrates for delivery, and our collaboration with Envivio for the A1 TV IPTV deployment has resulted in a successful and growing service."
"The A1 IPTV service is innovative in its approach to providing great television services across multiple platforms," said Julien Signès, Envivio's president and CEO. "We value our existing customers like A1 Telekom Austria and are focused on delivering solutions that deliver the performance and feature set needed to take TV and multi-screen video services to the next level."
Envivio solutions have been deployed by more than 300 customers around the world, including telecom, cable and satellite companies, content owners, terrestrial broadcasters and mobile service providers. To learn more about Envivio solutions for TV without boundaries, visit www.Envivio.com.
About A1 Telekom Austria AG
A1 is part of the Telekom Austria Group, one of the leading telecom providers in Europe with more than EUR 4.7 billion in revenues, over 22 million customers and 17,000 employees. The Telekom Austria Group comprises Mobiltel in Bulgaria, Velcom in Belarus, Vipnet in Croatia, Si.mobil in Slovenia, Vip.mobile in Serbia, Vip.operator in Macedonia and mobilkom Liechtenstein. Within the group we focus on communicating and working as a team, with a view towards exchanging views and knowledge, and ultimately achieving sustainable success.
About TV-Connect Broadcast Systems GmbH
TV-Connect, founded in 2009 and based in Vienna focus on sales and distribution of broadcast products. TV-Connect provides products and services such as system integration, studio design and other broadcast services to enable video transport over IP.
For more information, visit www.tv-connect.at
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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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including but not limited to, the success and growing service of A1 TV IPTV deployments as a result of collaboration with Envivio. Actual results may vary materially due to a number of factors including, but not limited to, the risk that, Envivio's technology and products are unable to achieve market acceptance among consumers or capital spending in Envivio's target markets decreases or is delayed. Envivio is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Information contained in our website is not incorporated by reference in, or made part of this press release.
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