Platform PR Client Simplestream

IBC 2016 sees Simplestream demonstrate how reducing video service complexity is key for broadcasters, media networks and content creators

Tuesday, 19th July, LONDON – Simplestream, a leading provider of video services such as live streaming and live-to-VOD solutions for the media and entertainment industry, today announced that it will showcase its advanced multichannel and multi-territory video solutions for its first independent appearance as an exhibitor at IBC (Amsterdam, 9-13 September, stand 14.G11).

Simplestream’s fully managed, end-to-end integrated solutions reduce operational complexity and enable faster deployments. Stand visitors will learn how media networks and content creators of any size can cost-effectively grow consumer engagement and ROI in an increasingly concentrated market, anytime and anywhere.


Product demonstrations will include:

  • Media Hub: A cloud-based, intuitive, end-to-end and fully managed solution that enables telcos and broadcasters to deploy the next generation of online TV services across multiple platforms and territories, including live and automated catch-up and pack management.
  • Media Manager: A solution developed to reduce the complexity and cost of delivering the full range of live streaming, TVEverywhere, catch-up and live-to-VOD solutions. Media Manager has a firmware integration with Media Excels encoders as part of the architecture to ensure scalable and high-quality live streaming and live-to-VOD/VOD-to-live across every platform and audience size.
  • Platform Services: Consumer-facing applications for a broad range of platforms – including connected TVs and set-top boxes, smart TVs, digital media boxes and mobile devices – that provide OTT-delivered linear channels, catch-up TV and other VOD content


“The evolution of the OTT market has transformed the content industry and consumers now expect a seamless delivery of content across every device,’’ said Dan Finch, Commercial Director of Simplestream. “We are committed to reducing the complexity of providing video services so all channels and operators can cost effectively meet this expectation to extend the reach of their content. At IBC, we will be demonstrating how our comprehensive frameworks and systems achieve this with an industry leading launch-to-market turnaround and a UX that meets tailored business needs.”

Simplestream will be hosting a session in the IBC Content Everywhere Hub on Friday 9 September from 16:30 – 16:50 and speaking on “The OTT Opportunity for Mainstream & ‘Minority’ Sports” panel at 15:40 on Saturday 10 September.

Simplestream customers include At The Races, Box Plus Network, Discovery Networks, Scripps Networks, Turner Broadcasting, Sony and QVC.


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Note to Editor: If you would like to meet with a Simplestream spokesperson at IBC 2016, please contact Lauren Alboini of Platform PR:, +44 (0)20 7486 4900.

About Simplestream

Simplestream is a London headquartered company, providing market leading video services such as live streaming and live-to-VOD solutions to media and entertainment companies, telecommunications and content providers. Founded in 2010, Simplestream works across the sports, music, news, entertainment and teleshopping sectors. Its solutions have been adopted by leading providers including At The Races, Box Plus Network, Discovery Networks, Scripps Networks, Turner Broadcasting, Sony and QVC.


Media Contacts

Platform PR for Simplestream

Lauren Alboini

+44 (0)20 7486 4900