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​Xstream signs exclusive Asia Pacific Licensing Agreement with IOT Group subsidiary, OTT Premium

Press Release   •   Jun 15, 2016 07:51 GMT

Sydney, Australia & Copenhagen, Denmark June 15th, 2016, Xstream, a leading provider of over-the-top (OTT) solutions, today announced that they have entered into an exclusive Asia Pacific Licensing Agreement with OTT Premium Pty Ltd, an IOT Group subsidiary, to sell, market and license Xstream’s award winning OTT Platform, Xstream MediaMaker™ throughout the Asia Pacific region.

“OTT & TV Everywhere is the biggest evolution we’ve seen in delivering content across all devices to consumers. Xstream is at the forefront of the OTT food chain and we are proud to be their exclusive partner across Asia Pacific. This is a significant step forward for OTT Premium.” Said Ian Duffell, IOT Executive Director Business Strategy and OTT Premium Chairman.

OTT Premium now powered by Xstream will provide leading brands with best-of-breed Internet TV services including clear differentiators such as unmatched scalability and flexibility, multi-country and multi-currency features, the industry’s most flexible business model management, automated and transparent workflow management and much more, enabling operators, content owners, broadcasters and media companies to quickly launch Internet TV services across multiple brands and countries, monetize premium content, attract new consumers, reduce churn and TCO and to engage and interact with their consumers on multiple devices.

Commenting on the agreement, Simon Hoegsbro, CEO of Xstream, said: “The entire Asia Pacific region is experiencing tremendous growth in online video viewership. Entering this new era with OTT Premium will allow us to meet the increasing demand for our technology in this region. OTT Premium is an ideal partner for rapidly expanding our brand awareness and sales efforts in the Asia Pacific region. We are delighted to team up with OTT Premium to accelerate our growth in this region and offer content owners, broadcasters and operators across the APAC region a sophisticated, best in class, OTT platform.

Bob Morrison, Managing director for Xstream Asia Pacific will join the OTT Premium team as Chief Executive Officer. Bob joined Xstream as Managing Director, Asia Pacific in 2015 to launch, manage and grow Xstream’s operations across the Asia Pacific. Bob is a known business strategist and respected industry leader with extensive OTT experience.

About OTT Premium
OTT Premium knows that demand for Over-the-Top (OTT) solutions is ever increasing as consumers areviewing content anytime and anywhere. OTT Premium understands a fast go-to-market solution is needed. OTT Premium provides some of the world’s leading brands with unsurpassed OTT software delivering content that can be viewed on multiple devices and languages worldwide direct to your audience. We’ve done the hard yards for you through partnering with some of the biggest players in streaming, content provision, cloud storage, analytics, billing gateways and application development to provide you a complete end-to-end content delivery solution. Whether you’re a telco, broadcaster or production company, you are successfully equipped to compete with existing content providers through OTT Premium’s packaged solution.

About IOT Group Limited (www.theiotgroup.com)
IOT Group has tapped into global niche markets by adapting and enhancing existing trend products and making them more affordable and useful to consumers. The IOT Group is designing and developing a range of smart wearables, a range of flying selfie drones, augmented reality, virtual reality, home automation products and much more; as we look to create a complete IoT ecosystem over the next 24 months.

Utilising industry specific innovation and our own technology, we’ve created the first facial recognition flying selfie device operated through smartphones and vision control systems, called ROAM-e. With unique follow me truly functionality, a flight time of up to 20 minutes and the capacity to charge in just two hours! You will always capture perfectly uninterrupted panoramic shots with ROAM-e’s 360 degree 1080p HD camera. And you will never miss a moment with ROAM-e’s live streaming capabilities, so the action is always in real time whenever, where ever. ROAM-e is your personal companion who will always be within 5m of you, so you never have to worry about invading anyone’s personal space. Built with the world’s first dual-axis collapsible blades means that ROAM-e’s light, compact and easy to carry and ready for any occasion but most importantly not weigh you down. Selfies have reached new heights!

About Xstream A/S
Xstream has been a pioneer in OTT and TV Everywhere since 1999. Drawing on our extensive experience, we work with world-leading Telcos, cable operators, broadcasters and media companies. Believing that every company is unique and should be treated so, we deliver simpler, smarter solutions characterized by superior flexibility, usability and cost-efficiency.

We offer Xstream MediaMaker™, the industry's most comprehensive and scalable end-to-end online video management solution, and a suite of outstanding individual services, including: Apps for Connected devices, Ingest, DRM, Transcoding and Agile Consultants. The modular architecture of Xstream MediaMaker™ enables highly flexible and customized solutions that meet the demands of the worlds’ most superior and extensive TV Everywhere and OTT video deployments.

Xstream is trusted as the preferred solution partner for companies like Telenor, Canal Digital, Altibox, Discovery, Spark New Zealand/ Lightbox, Fuhu/ nabi tablets, Balaji Telefilms and many more. Xstream is headquartered from Copenhagen, Denmark and has offices in San Francisco, Singapore, Warsaw and London, United Kingdom.

Visit Xstream at www.xstream.net for more information

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