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Home Digital Media, BesTV Indonesia plan to launch OTT service

MUMBAI: Delhi-based Home Digital Media has partnered BesTV Indonesia to launch over the top (OTT) service targeted at 25 million Indian diaspora and almost three million airline and maritime passengers.

BesTV Indonesia is an affiliate of BesTV International, a subsidiary of Shanghai Media Group (SMG), China. BesTV is engaged in the provision of technical content and marketing services for TV, computer and mobile terminals through media source platforms.

Home Digital Media is a subsidiary of Home Cable Network, which is a Delhi-based independent MSO and a “Class B” ISP owned by Vikki Choudhry.

BesTV and Home Digital Media have joined hands in a strategic partnership to introduce their OTT / IPTV services launched globally to target the 25 million Indian diaspora living outside of India by using the CDN (Content Delivery Network) of Akamai and Octoshape.

BesTV and Home Digital Media have been working in close association on this partnership project for the past three years now and have rolled out its global OTT services on various application platforms of Intan, MyTVapp, Relay TV and Home Digital Anytime/Anywhere TV.

This strategic association will provide live TV channels, movies and music on demand content through various applications specially developed for Android, iOS, 3GPP and Windows with a tailored solution of push and lev transcode made for low bandwidth with adaptive bitrates supporting multi-format live streaming for the aviation and maritime industry.

Passengers on ships and airlines can also watch quality Live TV Indian and International content on their handheld tablets, iPads and laptops while on the move.

Home Digital has a global footprint through its Silicon Valley headquartered technology partner company Gaian Solutions with R&D development centres in India and China.

Gaian is a leading edge media technology platform company that caters to all aspects of content distribution, content streaming, DRM, and also STB solution for delivery over Cable, Satellite, OTT and IPTV platforms.