Simplestream and Vista Worldlink Team Up To Deliver Next Generation Sports & Media Video Experiences
Simplestream, the leader in live, live-2-VOD and on-demand OTT services and VISTA Worldlink, a global leader in media solutions, have announced a strategic partnership for the US market, with VISTA now offering Simplestream’s award winning App Platform as part of their VIBE (Video Internet Broadcast Eco-system) end-to-end service for both new and existing customers.
This new partnership will enable VISTA to combine the elements of traditional television distribution with best in industry digital tools for a complete distribution package, now fully integrated with Simplestream’s technology stack. VISTA’s partners can take full advantage of these new streamlined workflows for complex live and on demand services across any device.
Dan Finch, Chief Commercial Officer from Simplestream commented, “We have worked together with Vista for a number of years now on some exciting sports projects, so partnering for the US market makes complete sense. With their expertise in content acquisition, signal management and 24/7 Network Operations Centre, it is totally complementary to our cutting edge OTT services and we are looking forward to continued success with the VISTA team in the US.”
Joshua Liemer, President of Vista Worldlink added, “We are excited to have included Simplestream’s award winning App Platform as part of our Video Internet Broadcast Eco-system. This will simplify the process to allow our customers to provide a cutting edge experience on both traditional and digital platforms.”
About Simplestream Simplestream, a London-headquartered company, is the leader in live, live-2-VOD and on-demand TV services across all OTT platforms. Founded in 2011, Simplestream enables broadcasters, platform operators, content owners and distributors to quickly launch next generation TV services, increasing reach and revenues. Simplestream provides a simplified workflow and cloud-based solutions to broadcasters and telcos including A+E Networks, AMC Networks International, Nova, Channel 4, Sky Racing, Sony, UKTV, and QVC.
About Vista Worldlink VISTA is a global leader in transmission and production services provisioning cutting edge creative, emerging and production packages. VISTA Worldlink is a full-service media bridge connecting world class customer service to the sports, entertainment, news, corporate, religious, government and Public Relations industries worldwide.
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