Optus, Australia’s second-largest telecommunications company, partnered with Infinit Group, a Singapore-based system integrator, to exclusively provide football fans in Australia access to English Premier League (EPL) games through live video streaming secured by Axinom DRM.
As the only telco in Australia to own and operate network infrastructure across all three mobile, fixed and satellite platforms, Optus exclusively distribute English Premier League Football under the “Optus Sport” brand across a range of television, mobile, online, and out-of-home viewing platforms. Axinom DRM was chosen by Infinit Group to provide Optus with a reliable and scalable multi DRM service in the cloud enabling a variety of OTT video streaming scenarios on consumer devices.
“Working with Axinom proved to be the right step for us when choosing a partner for Optus Sport. With Axinom’s cloud-based multi DRM service, we were able to securely deliver live sport streaming without any issues and excite Australian football fans on all consumer devices”, said Glenn Lim, Chief Architect of Infinit Group.
“Axinom DRM already successfully secured live streaming for UEFA Champions League, Spanish Primera División and German Bundesliga games. Following this path, Axinom is excited to work with Infinit Group on live sports streaming for Optus in Australia”, said Johannes Jauch, CTO of Axinom. “Axinom DRM does not only provides Hollywood-grade rights protection but also makes streaming of the content robust, efficient, and cost-effective”.
As a part of Axinom´s product portfolio, Axinom DRM supports the leading DRM technologies (Google Widevine, Microsoft PlayReady, Apple FairPlay) behind a unified API in the cloud.
Backed by 24/7/365 support, guaranteed availability of 99.99% and its true horizontal scalability model, Axinom DRM is able to easily meet customer’s particular requirements.
Axinom is a leading software development company in North America and Europe serving global brands in media and entertainment, telco, retail, railway, and aerospace industry. Axinom products allow customers and service providers to create, manage and maintain the next generation of entertainment, infotainment, e-commerce, and connectivity services in a simplified, cost-effective, and secure way.
Axinom CMS (Content Management System) enables customers to manage, convert, distribute and monetize digital assets, services, and metadata. Axinom DRM (Digital Rights Management) is a robust and highly scalable multi-DRM service in the cloud built on latest standards. Axinom CDS (Content Delivery System transfers data fast, securely, and reliably in any environment. Axinom VIP (Video Ingest and Processing) reduces technical challenges related to content preparation and distribution and ensures compatibility and good playback quality on many devices. All Axinom products (Axinom DRM, Axinom CMS, Axinom VIP and Axinom CDS) have a strong emphasis on reliability, scalability, performance, and quality.
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With in-depth experience in the Telco domain, Infinit is the preferred OTT partner for several Tier-1 Telcos in the APAC region. The modular content management system “InfinitCMS” and multi-platform client “InfinitGO” ensure Telcos venture seamlessly into the OTT market . Since 2013, Infinit has designed and delivered a reliable and high performance OTT solution backed by numerous successful deployments of InfinitFootball. In 2017, Infinit introduced InfinitHotel with the aim to disrupt the outdated Hospitality in-room entertainment. The end to end hospitality solution is targeted to bridge traditional broadcasting with intuitive applications to engage and provide entertainment to the global travelers during their stay.
For more information please visit: www.infinit.com.sg