Wasu Media Group in China Selects Envivio for Cable and Multi-Screen Services
Envivio Encoders/Transcoders to Support Traditional Cable TV and Mobile/OTT
Applications in Huangzhou
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Envivio
(Nasdaq:ENVI), a leading provider of software-based live and on-demand
multi-screen video processing and delivery solutions, today announced that
Wasu Media Group, a cable and new media service provider in Huangzhou
province, China, has selected Envivio Muse™ transcoders on the 4Caster™
appliance for its cable and multi-screen services. Today, the service supports
transcoding of MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) for DVB-C video services delivered
to 800,000 subscriber homes in Huangzhou, and will be extended to support
multi-screen and over-the-top (OTT) TV in the near future.
In addition to its cable TV service, Wasu Media Group operates China's largest
digitalized content pool, offering millions of hours of digital media content
resources for interactive TV, mobile TV and Internet TV applications. Leading
communication operators including China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom
utilize Wasu Media Group's services for new media. This innovative company is
also pioneering cloud-based media strategies, and runs the National Digital
Television Open Laboratory under contract from the State Administration of
Radio Film and Television (SARFT).
Envivio was selected by Wasu Media Group because of its flexible,
software-based architecture and outstanding video quality. The Envivio
encoders support the full spectrum of video codecs and adaptive bit-rate
formats, while providing additional value-added features for operators that
allow them to optimize traditional TV and new multi-screen services.
"Wasu Media Group's deployment of Muse encoders to support traditional DVB-C
cable TV today and extending the service to support multi-screen in the future
is a perfect example of the benefits of our converged architecture," said
Julien Signes, Envivio's president and CEO. "Operators can easily upgrade our
software-based products to support both traditional and new services on any
More than 300 content and service providers around the globe have selected
Envivio to power their multi-screen services. Visit www.envivio.com to learn
more about TV without boundaries.
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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