SKY Perfect JSAT Launches TV Everywhere Service in Japan Powered by Envivio
Japan’s leading satellite DTH
operator adds over-the-top video delivery to connected TVs, tablets and
South San Francisco,
CALIF., May 22, 2012 –
Envivio (NASDAQ: ENVI), a leading provider
of live and on-demand multi-screen IP video processing and delivery solutions,
today announced that SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation of Japan has deployed Envivio 4Caster™
Gen III encoders powered by Envivio Muse™
software, for the SKY PerfecTV! On-Demand video service. SKY Perfect
is Japan’s largest direct-to-home (DTH) satellite service provider with more
than 3.7 million subscribers, and launched the “Buy Once, Watch Anywhere”
service in December 2011.
The new over-the-top
(OTT) service allows subscribers to view live and on-demand content,
including sports, movies and TV programming, on IP-connected devices including
TVs, PCs, tablets and smartphones. Envivio 4Caster™ encoders perform
formatting, transcoding and packaging in Apple® HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and
Microsoft HTTP Smooth Streaming (HSS) formats for multi-screen viewing. SKY
Perfect also implemented the Envivio
4Manager™ network management system for comprehensive monitoring and
control of the Envivio converged headend.
“Envivio offered a high
quality solution for TV anywhere with high reliability and an advanced feature
set to support all of our needs,” said Masahiko Aoki, Acting General Manager,
Engineering & Operations Group of SKY Perfect JSAT. “We can now offer
premium programming including J-League football, UEFA Champions League and UEFA
Europe League matches that our viewers can enjoy anytime, anywhere, on any
“SKY Perfect is
one of the world’s top satellite platform providers, and their selection of
Envivio Muse and 4Caster is a strong validation of the products’ strengths in
live OTT and VOD service delivery,” said Julien Signès, Envivio’s president and
CEO. “This innovative company is creating an excellent service offering for
subscribers across Japan.”
involved with the deployment at SKY Perfect included ITOCHU Cable Systems Corp.
Envivio solutions have
been deployed by more than 300 customers around the world, including telecom,
cable and satellite companies, content owners, terrestrial broadcasters and
mobile service providers. To learn more about Envivio solutions for TV without
boundaries, visit www.Envivio.com.
About SKY Perfect
The merger of JSAT
Corporation, SKY Perfect Communications, Inc., and Space Communications
Corporation in October 2008 has resulted in the creation of SKY Perfect JSAT
Corporation. The core operating company of the SKY Perfect JSAT Group became
the largest satellite operator in Asia and the largest Multi-channel pay TV
business in Japan. The new SKY Perfect JSAT maximizes the strengths available
from a hybrid business, operating both a stable space & satellite business
with 15 satellites and a proven, high-growth multi-channel pay TV business
under one roof, while at the same time building better services and a greater
capacity to compete through efficient and agile business management policies.
For more information visit http://www.sptvjsat.com/toppage.
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, seven 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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