Megacable taps Viaccess-Orca to power Xview+ OTT platform

Viaccess-Orca (VO), part of the Orange Group and leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection and advanced data solutions, has officially announced this last Thursday, March 4th that Mexican pay TV operator Megacable is expanding the delivery of its Xview+ OTT platform, recently launched, to Android TV STBs using VO’s TV Platform solution.

As reported by VO, with unified content management and multi-device delivery capabilities VO’s TV Platform will simplify the delivery of Xview+ to Megacable subscribers, providing them with access to live, VOD, time-shift TV, catch-up TV, and recorded content, as well as premium OTT offerings on any device. As reported from Megacable at the time of its launch, Xview+ was launched with Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video and HBO GO integrated.

‘As we expand the reach of our Xview+ service  across Mexico, it is critical to partner with a technology provider with extensive OTT deployment expertise and on-the-ground support’, reported Gerardo Seifert, CMO at Megacable. ‘VO’s TV Platform is supported by a rich ecosystem of partners (including Dotscreen, Broadpeak, Technicolor, ZTE and Oregan Networks), and a dedicated local engineering team that will simplify the roll out of this exciting service’, the executive added. 

As reported by VO, with its TV Platform, Megacable will be able to  manage, deliver, and monetize Xview+. The platform includes an end-to-end security solution for content protection, with content encryption, device authentication, license management, and parental control. Additionally, VO’s platform offers analytics-based content discovery and TV apps features that will allow Megacable to deliver personalized content recommendations.

‘Xview+ is available on Android TV STBs, bringing an unparalleled video streaming experience to millions of Megacable subscribers in Mexico’, reported Philippe Leonetti, CEO at Viaccess-Orca. ‘As the most complete solution for operating OTT services, our TV Platform simplifies content preparation, management, delivery, protection, and personalization. With our platform, Megacable can deliver a seamless cross-screen user experience, increasing their viewer engagement and revenues’, he ended.