Canal+ taps Ateme to enable Ultra HD TV service
| 15 March 2018

French video delivery firm Ateme has extended its partnership with compatriot TV service provider Canal+ to include premium Ultra HD services.

Using Ateme's Titan video compression technology, Canal+ is processing workflows for standard definition, HDTV and Ultra HD content. In addition, Ateme believes that its solutions offer bandwidth efficiency for high quality content delivery at low bitrates leading to lower operational expenditures with optimised workflow and increased subscriber satisfaction given the superior quality service.

The Ateme solutions also support the full Canal+ reach of receiving from deployed set-top boxes to the latest satellite decoders and the myCanalApp on over-the-top (OTT) 4K devices. "Canal+ Group is a pioneer in technological innovation for entertainment," said Philippe Rivas, CTO at CANAL+ Distribution. "Ateme's efficient premium quality products gives us the ability to produce and release more and more innovative quality content for our subscribers."