Cambridge, UK (PRWEB) March 31, 2008
Velocix (http://www.velocix.com), provider of the world's leading Digital Asset Delivery Network, announced today that it is working with MediaCorp, the National Broadcaster of Singapore, to provide viewers with live, on-line, bi-weekly episodes of the prime-time talent search program, Star Search and the top international game show, Deal or No Deal.
Koh Peck Kheng, AVP, MediaCorp, says: "We are seeing exponential growth and increased demand from viewers watching live on-line episodes of our hit TV programs, as well as our subscription VOD service MOBTV (MediaCorp On-line Broadband TV). Velocix provides us with proven experience and delivery capabilities, allowing us to provide a premium service to our on-line viewers with multiple live video feeds from both stage and backstage areas."
Phill Robinson, CEO, Velocix added: "We are enabling Singapore's leading and most established broadcaster to air live, streaming TV of its top programs. Our work with MediaCorp with both its live streaming and VOD download service is further evidence of our success in helping deliver some of the most popular TV shows over the Internet to large global audiences."
Designed to meet the rich media needs demanded by content owners, Velocix provides a new generation Content Delivery Network and related services. Velocix delivers unprecedented performance, breakthrough economics and an asset delivery lifecycle management system that provides content owners with the control, analytics and reporting they need to manage their asset libraries through the digital distribution chain.
Formally known as CacheLogic, Velocix provides the world's leading Digital Asset Delivery Network, a new generation Content Delivery Network designed to meet the rich media needs of the 21st century Internet.
Velocix is relied upon globally by owners of large digital assets -- including video, software and games -- to provide unparalleled quality of service and on-line delivery performance, with affordable economics. Velocix does all this whilst also providing new levels of control over the global digital distribution chain.
MediaCorp is Singapore's leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies and digital media.
It pioneered the development of Singapore's broadcasting industry, hitting the radio airwaves in 1936 and beaming the first TV pictures in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 55 products in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to 99.4 percent of Singapore adults each week.
Among them are industry firsts viz an outdoor digital television that was the first in the world to use Digital Video Broadcast technology, and Asia's first Digital Audio Broadcast radio service. Initiatives in the digital space include a highly successful online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand and High Definition TV broadcast.
Beyond Singapore, the diversified group is making its presence felt through co-productions in tv dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, the only Asian owned English news channel.
In 2007, it entered into a financial and strategic relationship with Indonesia's most integrated media company PT Media Nusantara Citra and its parent, Global Mediacom.
Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asia Television's Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp's vision is to become Asia's top media company, delivering valued content to the world.
For more information, please visit http://www.mediacorp.com.sg
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