VisualOn, Inc., a streaming software provider that enables scalable, cross-platform media playback for leading video services, have announced that the company is now providing DNA’s end users the ability to stream the highest quality video using the Android TV. DNA is Finland’s largest cable operator.
Launched in February this year, the new DNA TV has revamped DNA’s TV offering for IP-based delivery, introducing multiple features including unlimited NPVR recordings, a new user interface and improved video stream quality.
Through its innovative program-centric approach, subscribers can view and record unlimited TV programs with unprecedented ease of use and watch live and VOD content whenever they want, anywhere in the EU via the DNA TV app. Furthermore, the service delivers compelling content recommendations based on users’ individual viewing preferences. VisualOn, powered by AWS, has closely supported DNA to build and deploy this platform.
“Service reliability and a seamless user experience were at the top of our priority list when building the next-generation of DNA TV from the ground up,” says Pekka Jääskeläinen, Head of Service Platforms, DNA Plc. “Being customer oriented, DNA values innovative platforms which give customers flexibility and freedom of choice. We see VisualOn’s OnStream Android TV solution as a critical part of the product as it enables us to use the same HLS, DASH and DRM flow across all platforms and devices: Android, Android TV, iOS and desktop.”
“Enabling our customers to bring their content to all relevant platforms is important because end users expect the highest quality viewing experience on their platform of choice, no matter where they are,” said Yang Cai, CEO of VisualOn. “We are thrilled that DNA has selected VisualOn to bring their subscribers’ digital content to life. As global experts in scalable solutions for cross-platform streaming media playback, we’re well-positioned to help DNA enable their end users to utilize their platforms of choice when consuming the highest quality of streaming services by using the VisualOn OnStream”.