Quickplay’s Next Generation Managed Video Platform Wins IBC Best of Show Award

TVBEurope IBC Best of Show Award awards Quickplay’s best of breed solution for Next Generation TV.

Toronto, Canada  – September 24, 2015

Quickplay, the global expert in powering premium video to any device, today announced that it has been awarded the TVBEurope IBC Best of Show Award for its Next Generation Managed Video Platform. Organized by NewBay Media, the awards are judged by an international panel of experts to honor outstanding products exhibited at the International Broadcasting Conference (IBC) in Amsterdam.

“We are thrilled to be chosen as a winner by TVBEurope in the NewBay Media IBC Best of Show awards,” said Wayne Purboo, CEO and Co-founder of Quickplay. “This recognition for Quickplay highlights our effectiveness in offering industry-defining OTT video solutions that truly meet the latest developments in the market. It acknowledges our continued efforts in providing best of breed managed services, with the most advanced self-service content enrichment and merchandising capabilities.”

Quickplay was commended for the recent enhancements to its Next Generation Managed Video Platform, debuted at IBC 2015. An enhanced version of the company’s market leading managed video platform service, the solution has been designed to address major friction points in the market that are inhibiting the growth and profitability of multi-screen, next generation pay-TV and OTT premium video services.

“The innovation in our Next Generation Managed Video Platform, coupled with new enhancements that unlock and open the power of the Quickplay virtual head end and 24/7 managed services, secured Quickplay’s success in these awards,” added Wayne. “Winning this award reflects our ability to recognise emerging market issues and deliver at the highest quality, to any device and over any network.”

Quickplay’s Next Generation Managed Video Platform has been developed as a direct response to the dynamic nature of the market and to providers’ need to continually innovate to create engaging, social and immersive multiscreen experiences across all devices. New platform enhancements include a Leading Service Delivery Model, Content Merchandising Service, OpenVideo Virtual Head End Gateway and Next Generation UX/UI Design Pack.

About Quickplay

Backed by a decade of experience, Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV over any device, allowing premium video service providers to focus on growing their business. Quickplay’s proven services leverage an open platform, cloud economics, and best-of-breed partners so providers can move faster, operate leaner, and offer the best TV experience anywhere. With facilities and experts in Toronto, San Diego, Singapore, Chennai, and Frankfurt, Quickplay enables hundreds of millions of viewers around the globe to fast forward to a next generation of TV with over 700 live channels, 4,000 live events each year, and two million securely-managed premium content assets. Quickplay has successfully launched multiscreen video services for the likes of Verizon, AT&T, Rogers, Bloomberg, Bell and TELUS, Singtel and AccuWeather.

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