September 10, 2015 — DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast Wholesale, a leading provider of broadcast and digital content distribution services, announced the launch of its Live Linear Streaming service today. The new platform combines traditional and online video streaming workflows into a turnkey solution as part of the Comcast Wholesale portfolio of services. This unified approach to online video distribution allows content owners to quickly and easily turn-up, manage and enable ad- or subscription-supported live, over-the-top, channel experiences seamlessly to any device.
Comcast Wholesale’s Live Linear Streaming service provides customers with an end-to-end solution for online video distribution. Our capabilities include seamless content ingest, comprehensive encoding and packaging, the Platform’s mpx video management system, playback, and delivery via the Comcast content delivery network (CDN) or another CDN. Equipped with broadcast support, security and monetization features, Comcast Wholesale’s Live Linear Streaming service gives customers the flexibility to launch everything from a single over-the-top (OTT) simulcast stream to a total TV Everywhere experience.
“Comcast Wholesale brings together proven solutions and expertise across our organization to offer a complete approach to video management and distribution,” said Barry Tishgart, vice president, Comcast Wholesale. “Our turnkey capabilities help customers manage and deliver content in a reliable, secure way with more flexibility than ever before.”
The Comcast Wholesale Live Linear Streaming service enables customers to deliver both traditional and online video experiences across devices while improving performance, reliability and control. The flexible solution allows customers to purchase individual service components that easily tie into their existing streaming ecosystems. In addition, the service features live-to-VOD workflow and publishing that instantly cuts live feeds and publishes as VOD assets to the web, thereby speeding monetization opportunities.
To learn more about Comcast Wholesale’s Live Linear Streaming, visit http://www.comcastwholesale.com/products-services/live-linear-streaming.