Ericsson Inks UK Broadcast, VOD Deal

July 21, 2016
Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has extended its video playout, video on demand (VOD) and access services contracts with UKTV, a multichannel ...

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has extended its video playout, video on demand (VOD) and access services contracts with UKTV, a multichannel broadcaster in the UK.

As part of the new multi-year contract, Ericsson will migrate UKTV's VOD preparation services to Ericsson's end-to-end Package and Deliver managed service, which is powered by Ericsson's cloud media processing service platform. The service platform utilizes cloud-based tools to deliver non-linear contribution, archiving and media processing.

Ericsson has also extended its access services contract with UKTV, which includes the provision of subtitling and audio description services across UKTV's portfolio of content.

UKTV is an independent commercial joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks Interactive.

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