Perhaps unsurprisingly, Iceland’s small populations is also an enthusiastic consumer of the internet, and household penetration is estimated at an impressive 80%.
Good news for them today, then, since Broadpeak, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) technologies and video servers for OTT, cable, IPTV, and hybrid TV operators, announced that Icelandic telecommunications provider Síminn will be using Broadpeak solutions to power a new OTT multiscreen service.
“As consumer demand for next-generation services like OTT multiscreen increases, telecommunications operators need a CDN and streaming solution that can support heavy video traffic without compromising quality of experience,” says Jacques Le Mancq, CEO, Broadpeak. “We are proud to extend our partnership with a trailblazer like Síminn and help grow their initial IPTV VOD system into a full multiscreen CDN that will greatly benefit subscribers in Iceland.”
Siminn CEO Saevar Freyr Thrainsson,is similarly enthusiastic: “A combined CDN and streaming solution from Broadpeak significantly enhances our IPTV offering,” he explans, “providing us with the flexibility to deliver high-quality live and VOD content to our subscribers anytime, anywhere, on multiple screens, without making a significant capital investment on our network.”
It sounds like those long, long nights are about to get a least a little shorter….