Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Tej Kohli Cisco Executes Streaming Strategy for Major Sports Events in Europe

Videoscape Media Processor Helped Million Viewers to Watch London Olympics Costa Rica - Cisco Technology will now help millions of subscribers from the European Broadcasting Union’s (EBU) to stream their favorite programme or a game in isolation. Viewers (selected regions) are expected to get unbridled access to videos of choices for FREE. What's new here is that this particular service renders high picture quality and it is legal. A paper report by the Guardian (UK) this week reads that 'television coverage of the London 2012 Olympics by almost 40 broadcasters across the European Union and Americas are attracting millions of users every day at eurovisionsports.' The technology leader has helped to create an integral part of the EBU's live streaming platform, www.eurovisionsports.tv. Costa Rica based internet and business mogul
Mr. Tej Kohli saw the London games from his base and feels that the London Games belonged to the internet. Tej Kohli says, “There was an unprecedented demand to view of Olympics games online thus year.” The Guardian paper also mentioned that there were '925,000 requests to view Danny Boyle's Olympic Opening Ceremony on the BBC iPlayer'. According to an official note the European Broadcasting Union’s (EBU) actualized a mammoth like demand from from consumers and wanted to follow the action LIVE, with whatever device available, informed the EBU Network Director Graham Warren. He congratulated Cisco to facilitate the technology need and he said, “This (event) can represent a significant technological challenge as our systems need to adapt content to each endpoint and IP network to deliver a seamless, high-quality, live service.” Cisco's Media Processor, part of the Cisco Videoscape™ TV services delivery platform, to bring European viewers thousands of hours of live streamed coverage from the London 2012 Olympic Games. During the Games, more than 3,000 hours of EBU members' programming from live HD feeds were encoded in multiple bit rates for adaptive streaming on the site. Explore more to Join Tej kohli Linkedin network Image Source - eurovisionsports dot TV