May 18, 2024
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Simplestream's Livestream Scheduler. 

Simplestream, provider of next-gen TV solutions, has partnered with Canadian communications technology company TELUS to enhance their Optik TV Livestreaming offering and bring the best of live sports and community programming to Canadians’ homes.

TELUS Optik TV serves the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec.

The Optik TV Livestreaming service offers some of the most unique local sports programming, including national, regional and youth sporting events spanning hockey, basketball, soccer, volleyball and ringette as well as diverse faith, arts, culture, science and community programming tailored to customers’ interests.

The capabilities of Livestream Scheduler include the ability for content partners, their user groups, and users to deliver and manage live programming using an intuitive web-based UI.

Simplestream’s Head of Sales, Josh Harrington, said: “We are proud to work with TELUS and expand our footprint in North America.

“The work done to deliver a streamlined service is a testament to the innovative approach of Simplestream, constantly looking to simplify the complexity of OTT and streaming architectures and provide clients with a self-service, cloud-based solution to strengthen their services and reach new audiences.

“Livestream Scheduler is a bespoke piece of software that can become integral to the success of organisations like TELUS.”