Mobility

Broadcaster Moves Beyond TV by Streaming Major Events Across Multiple Platforms in HD

Date Added: May 2010
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France Televisions strives to provide exciting coverage for a variety of programming, including online content that can be accessed conveniently on a variety of devices. France Televisions began using Internet Information Services Smooth Streaming when it streamed live coverage of Roland Garros 2009 through a Microsoft Silverlight - based video player. Building on similar successes, France Televisions, along with partners Ucaya, Level 3, and Akamai Europe, delivered 6 million online videos in France to more than 300,000 viewers to stellar reviews. The broadcaster provided an unparalleled, HD experience on multiple platforms, including Linux, providing higher quality than many TVs.