Canal Digital extends deal with Xstream to support OTT, TV everywhere growth | OTT | News | Rapid TV News
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The Nordic region's largest multichannel TV provider, Canal Digital, has renewed its business relationship with Xstream, enabling the continued use of its over-the-top (OTT) cloud technology and managed operation services in the Nordic markets.

OnePlace 13Feb2018Canal Digital was established in 1997, with its primary purpose being the distribution of television programmes and activities related to and entertainment. Canal Digital brings over 140 TV channels and themed video content to more than 900,000 households across the Nordics.

The Norway-based regional broadcast and online TV provider has some time enjoyed a strong business relationship with the Danish OTT technologies provider and the contract renewal with Xstream is designed to enable Canal Digital to further grow its business within its core and Telenor customer base across the Nordic markets. To that end it will be harnessing Xstream's flagship MediaMaker end-to-end OTT platform to grow its streaming business and TV everywhere service across the Nordic markets.

“With more and more viewers preferring to watch content anytime, anywhere and at any device, the video-on-demand (VOD) market is enjoying continuous success across the Nordic's and the time is now right to scale-up our subscriber base using Xstream's MediaMaker platform,” commented Henke Erichsen, CIO and CTO at Canal Digital.

Added Xstream chief executive officer Michael Rasmussen: “Canal Digital's contract renewal is another ringing endorsement of Xstream's compelling Streaming technologies. Canal Digital is focused on growth and our two companies will continue to combine our expertise to ensure customers have the best viewing experience at all times and on any device.”