Discovery selects Simplestream for Six Nations streaming

Simplestream are pleased to announce that they have been selected by Discovery’s DMAX Italia to stream the RBS Six Nations Rugby in Italy. The RBS Six Nations Rugby tournament kicks off on Saturday February 1st 2014, with Wales playing Italy at the Millennium Stadium. Discovery Networks, recently announced that they have signed a four-year deal exclusively acquiring sports rights to broadcast across TV, online and mobile platforms in Italy.

Dan Finch, Director of Simplestream comments, “We are delighted to have been selected by Discovery to provide the simulcast service for such a prestigious event such as the RBS Six Nations.  We have proven that our technology is robust for the biggest broadcasters and we look forward to being Discovery’s technical provider across any of their OTT requirements.”

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