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Wasu Media Group in China Selects Envivio for Cable and Multi-Screen Services

Thursday, March 21, 2013 3:01 AM


Envivio Encoders/Transcoders to Support Traditional Cable TV and Mobile/OTT Applications in Huangzhou

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI), a leading provider of software-based live and on-demand multi-screen video processing and delivery solutions, today announced that Wasu Media Group, a cable and new media service provider in Huangzhou province, China, has selected Envivio Muse™ transcoders on the 4Caster™ appliance for its cable and multi-screen services. Today, the service supports transcoding of MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) for DVB-C video services delivered to 800,000 subscriber homes in Huangzhou, and will be extended to support multi-screen and over-the-top (OTT) TV in the near future.

In addition to its cable TV service, Wasu Media Group operates China's largest digitalized content pool, offering millions of hours of digital media content resources for interactive TV, mobile TV and Internet TV applications. Leading communication operators including China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom utilize Wasu Media Group's services for new media. This innovative company is also pioneering cloud-based media strategies, and runs the National Digital Television Open Laboratory under contract from the State Administration of Radio Film and Television (SARFT).

Envivio was selected by Wasu Media Group because of its flexible, software-based architecture and outstanding video quality. The Envivio encoders support the full spectrum of video codecs and adaptive bit-rate formats, while providing additional value-added features for operators that allow them to optimize traditional TV and new multi-screen services.

"Wasu Media Group's deployment of Muse encoders to support traditional DVB-C cable TV today and extending the service to support multi-screen in the future is a perfect example of the benefits of our converged architecture," said Julien Signes, Envivio's president and CEO. "Operators can easily upgrade our software-based products to support both traditional and new services on any screen."

More than 300 content and service providers around the globe have selected Envivio to power their multi-screen services. Visit www.envivio.com to learn more about TV without boundaries.

About Envivio

Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI) is a leader in solutions for multi-screen video processing and delivery. Envivio solutions remove the boundaries of traditional television and make the world's video content universally enjoyable by all viewers, on any device, across any network, at any time. Now in its second decade of developing market-leading video convergence solutions, Envivio powers services for more than 300 content and service provider customers around the world, including eight of the top 10 mobile operators, nine of the top 10 broadband providers and three of the top four US cable operators. Envivio is headquartered in South San Francisco, California and has offices worldwide including France, England, China, Singapore and Japan. Visit www.envivio.com for more information.

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