Vietnamese broadcaster builds out OTT service offering

Staff writer
Future TV Asia

Harmonic has announced that Vietnam Television (VTV), Vietnam’s leading broadcaster, is using Harmonic equipment to support efficient delivery of high-quality content, including premium sports events, via its new live OTT offering. VTV has augmented its existing installation of Harmonic gear to accelerate deployment and the launch of new OTT services.

“OTT TV has quickly become a popular choice among consumers in Vietnam, but the success of such services still depends on delivery of compelling content characterized by exceptional visual quality,” said Pham Anh Chien, MD, VTV Digital Center. “Harmonic addresses these requirements with its acclaimed portfolio of low-latency IP video products, which ensure that we can deliver even fast-paced live sports events with remarkable picture quality. As a result, we’re equipped to offer the best possible service to our OTT customers watching here in Vietnam and in overseas markets.”

“Providing engaging content and ensuring exceptional video quality, VTV is setting a high standard not only for the Vietnamese market, but also for the markets worldwide that are tapping into its OTT services,” said Tony Berthaud, VP of sales, APAC, Harmonic. “As the company adds to its OTT offering, the readily scalable nature of Harmonic video infrastructure will facilitate smooth, cost-effective growth.”

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