2014-01-21 18:41:49 - CANAL+ Group has selected Quadrille’s QUADRIFAST™ Push VOD technology for integration in its set-top boxes to provide innovative VOD services to its subscribers.
Quadrille’s patented Push technology allows operators to offer their subscribers, using content pushed in advance to the subscribers set-top boxes’ hard disk using any type of network (satellite, terrestrial, cable, IP), a wide range of services, such as: catch-up, subscription or transactional VOD.
“After a detailed analysis of the technology and a successful proof of concept, we believe that Quadrille’s QUADRIFAST™ Push VOD platform, thanks to its performance, flexibility and ease of integration, will allow Canal+ to provide innovative on demand services to its subscribers in the years to come” said Philippe Rivas, Canal+ Technical Manager Distribution.
“We are proud of being selected by Canal+, one of the leading European Pay TV operators, for this new service. Our technology allows innovative on
demand access to VOD content to be offered to viewers with limited or no broadband connection in a cost effective manner.” said Laurence Grosbost, Quadrille Chief Operating Officer.
Quadrille is a French high-tech company focused on Digital TV Solutions and is recognized as an innovative company by the French Ministry of Research. Since 1998, Quadrille has been providing a range of products and services to the Broadcast and Broadband industry. Based on its expertise, Quadrille developed QuadriFast™, a delivery solution for non-linear content, such as VOD. QuadriFast™ is using Quadrille’s patented “push” technology to safely achieve content delivery over a variety of networks: Satellite, Terrestrial, Cable, IP.
About CANAL + Group:
CANAL+ Group is the leading broadcasting company in France. It is at the forefront in provision of premium-content and themed networks, as well as in bundling and distribution of pay-TV offerings. Taking into account its international activities in Africa, Poland and Vietnam, the group has a total subscriber base of 14.3 million. CANAL+ Group is a benchmark player in free-to-air television broadcasting, too, with its three national channels and advertising sales division. Through its subsidiary STUDIOCANAL, CANAL+ Group is also a European leader in motion picture production and distribution.