Quickplay Powers HOOQ OTT Video Service Across Asia

Quickplay Powers HOOQ OTT Video Service Across Asia Image Credit: HOOQ

Quickplay, the global expert in powering premium video to any device, last week announced that its managed video platform is powering HOOQ – Asia’s new Over-the-Top (OTT) service from Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros. Entertainment. HOOQ, now launched in the Philippines, delivers Hollywood blockbusters and television series, as well as popular local movies and programmes, to customers anytime, anywhere by enabling viewers to stream and download their favourite shows on their device of choice. HOOQ will start off by rolling out progressively in the Singtel Group’s Asian footprint, including the Philippines, Indonesia, India and Thailand.

According to Quickplay, it is providing HOOQ with a comprehensive multi-partner turn-key solution that enables service and content providers to deliver a superior unified viewing experience in the home and on the go. HOOQ has selected Quickplay’s managed services to operate the OTT service across its regional foorprint in Asia, leveraging Quickplay’s advanced virtual head-end and cloud economics.

Quickplay said that will support HOOQ via its fully hosted premium OTT video solution, supporting secure streaming of over 10,000 movies and TV series of encoded and optimized Video-on-Demand (VOD) content and adaptive streaming.

Wayne Purboo, CEO and Founder of Quickplay
We are proud to enable this ground-breaking premium OTT video service for HOOQ. This is the largest OTT deployment of its kind in Asia – this level of scale and complexity is unmatched and is a service that Quickplay is uniquely positioned to deliver on. The HOOQ vision of securely bringing premium global and local content to Asian viewers – in the home or on the go – is truly disruptive and well aligned to Quickplay’s goal of enabling superior viewing experiences and providing the greatest choice of premium content to the most viewers, anytime, anywhere.

Peter G. Bithos, CEO of HOOQ
Quickplay was a clear choice for HOOQ when you are building a business that needs to scale up to a footprint covering over a billion people. Their proven market leadership and experience in powering premium video allows us to provide quality viewing experiences and seamless integration especially when working across emerging markets and multiple partners.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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