Streamworks and Jesta Digital partner to deliver the Royal Wedding On Demand to 21 Countries across 135 networks.
Streamworks and Jesta Digital announced an agreement for the mobile distribution of the Royal Wedding to mobile users across 21 countries. On 29 April 2011, millions of viewers are expected to turn to their mobile phones to watch the historic event. Streamworks will be providing 50+ On Demand video clips from the official cameras along the Wedding Route between Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace and offering it across 135 mobile networks.
Streamworks has rights from the Associated Press to live stream the Royal Wedding globally and is offering international channels exclusive deals for Live and On Demand coverage of the day, pre-recorded vignettes and On Demand content after the event. Despite the huge distances and viewing numbers involved, Streamworks’ international internet and mobile viewers will be able to experience uninterrupted coverage of the Royal Wedding in the highest quality. Streamworks patented technology delivers on average a 30% file size saving, dramatically enhancing picture and audio quality.
Ray Mia, Streamworks CEO, said “This is a once in a generation event and Royal Fever has gone global – the Wedding is expected to draw the highest viewing figures in history. Streamworks is offering premium access to the very best live and On Demand video content of the wedding, from start to finish – and more. With Jesta Digital’s extensive mobile network supporting the On Demand event, we can focus on ensuring our viewers can enjoy the best quality footage of the wedding, regardless of where they are in the world.”
William Linders, EVP Content at Jesta Digital, said: “We are pleased to be able to work with Streamworks to ensure that our mobile customers will have a chance to participate in this special day. We offer our subscribers the best in entertainment content and the most up to date offerings such as access to this important and newsworthy event. We are proud that they will be able to experience the excitement of the Wedding, on demand via their mobile devices in 21 countries around the world.”
Founded in 2010, Streamworks owns and operates a managed global service, a next generation delivery network – built to deliver better, faster, and more cost effective LIVE video streaming. Using a unique technology solution, Streamworks delivers seamless cross platform video with on average 30% file size saving, with dramatically increased picture and audio quality for Live and On Demand. For more information - www.streamworksint.com
About Jesta Digital
Jesta Digital is a leading global provider of next generation entertainment content and services for the digital consumer. A proven innovator for over 10 years, the company continues to develop and introduce exciting new products that deliver a seamless entertainment experience via web or wireless connection on a broad range of devices. Jesta Digital is home to such well-known, established brands as Jamba, Jamster, iLove and Mobizzo and to Bitbop, the groundbreaking, commercial-free wireless subscription service for TV and movies delivered on-demand to smartphones in the U.S. and across web, tablet and mobile devices in Germany. With principal offices in Berlin, Los Angeles, and New York City and operations throughout the world, Jesta Digital is one of the largest companies in the digital entertainment sector delivering compelling products and services to millions of consumers at home and on the go. Jesta Digital is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jesta Group, a diversified company with holdings in real estate, manufacturing, technology and aviation.
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