Singapore media giant inks deal with Ericsson for OTT service deployment, management

The complete Ericsson solution includes encoding, encrypting, publishing and delivering content applications.
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The MediaCorp OTT service will include the Ericsson iPlex video-processing platform.

Singapore's MediaCorp has selected Ericsson to enable and manage its new OTT service via broadband connection to customers.

The contract is Ericsson's first managed services deal with a media company in Asia and includes a broad range of Ericsson TV solutions that enable consumers to watch their video content at anytime, anywhere on a wide variety of devices.

Some of the products and solutions that are part of the project include Ericsson's OpenStream digital services platform, WatchPoint content management system, TV Portal, iPlex video-processing platform, DRM and automated playback solutions. Ericsson also will provide and manage the billing and subscriber management system.

The MediaCorp deal supports a diversification of the media giant’s business and helps build direct, interactive relationships with consumers. Ericsson will supply, integrate, manage and operate the complete end-to-end technical solution over a five-year period.