IBM and Kaltura Selected to Boost Turner's New Cloud-TV Service

By CIOReview | Friday, March 13, 2015

ARMONK, NY: IBM and Kaltura, a provider of open source video management and delivery solutions, announce that they have been selected by Turner Broadcasting System, a cable television network operator to enhance its new authenticated on-demand cloud-TV service offered through company’s Multimedia Service Operator (MSO) partners for Latin America and Brazil.

The new multi-screen service TV cloud service leverages Kaltura’s over-the-top content (OTT) TV platform that provides all media channels over internet including audio and video without interruption of multiple-system operator in control or distribution of content. IBM provides SoftLayer cloud infrastructure to host Tuner’s new on-demand cloud TV service delivering high performance, control and scalability.

The new service facilitates television channels and video-on-demand television episodes with additional languages like Spanish and Portuguese for iOS and Android smartphone and tablet users at anywhere.

“Media content is only as accessible as the cloud it lives on,” says Steve Canepa, GM, IBM Media and Entertainment. “In the connected-consumer era, Media and Entertainment firms require a new level of enterprise agility to provide the right experience on the right device at the right time. We assist Turner to capture this opportunity through IBM's secure, efficient and scalable enterprise cloud with our partner Kaltura.”