Milan, Italy – MainStreaming, a global video delivery leader, has officially partnered with Sky Italy to provide high-quality video in real time directly to its subscribers on the Sky Go, Sky Q and Now TV platforms. With the HyperNode, MainStreaming’s proprietary technology that enables broadcasters and OTT TV to transmit video in real-time, Sky Italy will use MainStreaming’s service to support the new, Sky via fiber.
This partnership represents an important step towards improving the way video is currently distributed and certifies MainStreaming’s capabilities in providing major broadcasters with the distribution solution that meets all streaming needs for premium Live, Linear and On Demand content. MainStreaming is based on the values of innovation, quality, stability, reliability and speed, distinctive features that make it an ideal partner for Broadcasters and OTT.
“We are very happy to work with such a major player like Sky, which serves more than 4 million users just in Italy and we are convinced that this is a great opportunity, both for MainStreaming and Sky Italy” said Philippe Tripodi, COO of MainStreaming. “As the demand to move videos from satellite to online is constantly increasing for broadcasters, our advanced technology and ability to be agile with client needs enables us to meet the requirements of big global players like Sky.”
“We are always looking for innovative technology that allows us to offer our subscribers the best Quality of Experience when watching video content. The innovation brought by MainStreaming makes us the market leader in the distribution of online video, and at the same time, allows us to renew the way video is transmitted” commented Massimo Bertolotti, CTO of Broadband at Sky Italy.