Proximus chooses Velocix CDN to develop its IP video streaming services | Daily News
Driven by a rapidly growing audience and a growing subscriber base, Proximus will more than double its HTTP streaming capacity using Velocix’s carrier-grade CDN software.
Thierry Demoor, Head of Digital Product and Solutions Platforms at Proximus, said: “The Velocix CDN was a wise choice for us, given its exceptional flow density, ultra-reliable large-scale performance and for its field-proven ability to deliver the highest quality viewing experience. to our Premium Pickx customers. “
Anthony Berkeley, CEO of Velocix, said: “We are proud to extend our relationship with Proximus and support its thriving IP video business with our market leading CDN solution. With the growing consumer demand for video streaming around the world, now is the perfect time for innovative communications companies to take advantage of the latest streaming and personalization technologies to attract new subscribers and increase their video revenue. “
Serving more than 1.7 million TV customers, Proximus controls nearly 38% of the digital television market in Belgium. The company, which has been offering IPTV services since 2005, announced the launch of its Android TV-based Pickx video service in June 2019 and expanded its offering with the launch of the Pickx app on Apple TV in 2020. With its capabilities to With advanced personalization, Pickx makes it easier for consumers to discover, browse and watch content that matches their specific interests.