Vermantia and Octoshape Partner to Deliver an End-to-End Gaming and Entertainment Solution for Operators

Joint solution brings quality and economies of scale to the multiscreen broadband delivery of live sports betting, virtual games and entertainment

ATHENS, Greece & PHOENIX--()--Vermantia, gaming industry innovator, and Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based OTT streaming technology, announced their partnership to deliver an end-to-end gaming and entertainment solution for operators, offering creation, management and delivery of social, mobile and virtual games combined with a superior multiscreen broadband TV viewing experience.

The Vermantia / Octoshape solution leverages the best of both technologies: Vermantia’s tailored, live sports betting, virtual gaming and sport-related content, created and aggregated in-house with branding and localization services, ingest, quality control and channel play-out, combined with Octoshape’s unique value proposition for broadcast quality and economics. The combined solution enables true gaming experiences across all broadband devices.

Picture quality improvements combined with the benefits of economies of scale due to Multicast, enable true operator-friendly business models such as ‘flat fee per channel,’ an unique industry pricing model introduced by Octoshape.

Vermantia will leverage the Octoshape set-top box and Octoshape’s contribution solution, Octoshape Infinite Uplink, in order to transfer content to globally-based clients while optimizing infrastructure costs typically associated with fiber optic and satellite distribution.

“Partnering with Vermantia opens up a brand new business vertical for Octoshape while delivering the ultimate gaming experience,” said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO of Octoshape. “Their solution effortlessly combines the creative, aggregation and management aspects of on-line gaming and entertainment, opening new revenue opportunities for the Operator.”

“We are excited to partner with Octoshape to deliver an end-to-end solution to our operator customers,” said Mr. Filippos Antonopoulos, CEO of Vermantia. “Octoshape excels in delivering TV quality experiences across best-effort networks and with business models that enable Operators to run a successful OTT gaming and entertainment service.”

About Octoshape

Streaming media innovator Octoshape is bridging the transition from Broadcast TV to Broadband TV by providing the enabling technology required to bring TV Quality, TV Scale and TV Economics to the public Internet. The Octoshape approach is more scalable, flexible and affordable than traditional content delivery (CDN) schemes, while providing feature-rich, high-quality viewing to the largest of audiences. Leading broadcasters and direct broadcast satellite service providers around the world are relying on Octoshape to deliver their content over IP Networks to broadband connected devices.

For more information visit www.octoshape.com.

About Vermantia

Vermantia (www.vermantia.com) is a global leader specializing in the creation, aggregation, management and delivery of virtual games, social games, and sports betting content for gaming operators worldwide. Based on our extensive portfolio and proprietary gaming platform, as well as our global content partnerships, our services are custom created to meet the needs of players in each market. We strive to increase the number of betting opportunities available to our partners and innovate their offering, through our high-end services within both the retail and online space.

Contacts

For Octoshape:
Michelle Soltesz
Sr. Director Marketing & Communications
973-349-9818
michelle.soltesz@octoshape.com
or
For Vermantia:
Mr. Evangelos Tsaras
Corporate Development Director,
P: +30 – 2130065500,
F: +30 – 2130065520,
tsaras@vermantia.com
www.vermantia.com

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Contacts

For Octoshape:
Michelle Soltesz
Sr. Director Marketing & Communications
973-349-9818
michelle.soltesz@octoshape.com
or
For Vermantia:
Mr. Evangelos Tsaras
Corporate Development Director,
P: +30 – 2130065500,
F: +30 – 2130065520,
tsaras@vermantia.com
www.vermantia.com