du Partners with ATEME on OTT and DTH Projects to Improve Offering Across the UAE

PARIS, DENVER, SINGAPORE, SYDNEY, 6 May, 2021 – ATEME, the leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced that du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC) and a leading telecom operator in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has selected its solutions for major OTT and DTH/IPTV projects.

Across the two projects, du is adopting several of ATEME’s innovative solutions and services. For its OTT platform, du will offer an excellent streaming experience with unmatched video quality for its home service customers, so they can enjoy their favorite movies and shows wherever they are. To ensure this, du has chosen to implement ATEME’s geo-redundant TITAN Live encoder for 610 channels in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, as well as ATEME’s TITAN File transcoder for offline encoding.

du’s DTH solution ensures high availability and reliability to all Samacom Teleport business customers. ATEME has delivered a TITAN headend based on ATEME’s TITAN Edge IRD, Titan Live encoder and Statmux, which will provide du’s DTH platform 28 bouquets based on 220 main channels and 220 backup channels to better serve its IPTV platform and affiliates. The completely software-oriented structure of these projects will allow du to seamlessly transition to cloud-based models in the future.

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With a strong focus on innovation and standardization, ATEME ensures its solutions enable customers such as du to achieve high video quality at low latency. By providing du with a bundled offering, ATEME enables du to benefit from significant cost savings on the TCO, while its innovative business model provides flexible expansion to ensure du is able to meet increased demand in the future. ATEME’s strong R&D support also enables a futuristic roadmap and an alignment of features to meet its customers’ future needs.

Saleem AlBlooshi, Chief Technology Officer, du, commented: “These new initiatives cement our long-standing relationship with ATEME, with whom we have previously worked together on a DR DTH project. Throughout the partnership, we’ve benefited from ATEME’s large local presence, which ensures we have the support we need to execute these projects successfully. du fully trusts ATEME’s solutions to provide the high video quality at low latency that our customers deserve.”

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Razik Zaghlouli, Regional Sales Director, ATEME, added, “We are pleased to be able to offer continued support to du as it realizes new projects to improve its offering across the UAE. Our disruptive business model is unmatched within the industry and this is a key factor in the success of our partnerships as we are able to ensure our solutions meet not only the current needs of our customers, but also any future requirements.”

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About ATEME:

ATEME enables content owners, broadcasters and service providers to captivate their audiences with a superior quality of experience, so they can boost viewership engagement, acquire new customers, and unleash new monetization potential.

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ATEME’s multi-codec encoding, any-format origin/packaging, scalable cloud DVR, audience-aware CDN and revenue-generating dynamic ad insertion solutions powers thousands of the world’s leading studios, content owners, broadcasters, and terrestrial, cable, satellite, IPTV and OTT streaming service providers to deliver higher-quality content to billions of viewers on any screen.

ATEME has repeatedly innovated in fields ranging from visual quality to smart caching and analytics. Its multiple-award-winning R&D teams ensure that ATEME remains a future-proof partner through active participation in forums and associations including DVB, SMPTE, ATSC, AOM, MPEG Streaming Video Alliance, CMAF-IF and 3GPP.

Founded in 1991, ATEME has 450 employees in its headquarters in France and offices around the world: USA, Brazil, UK, Spain, Germany, Russia, the UAE, Singapore, Korea and Australia.

Since 2014, ATEME is listed on the Paris Euronext market (ISIN: FR0011992700) and a member of its Tech 40 index. With 2020 revenues of €71 M revenues, in January 2021 the company finalized its acquisition of Anevia, a provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions.

Find out more: www.ateme.com.

Amber Chawner, Account Executive

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