SPB TV

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SPB TV
Private company
Industry Telecommunications
Predecessor SPB Software
Founded 2007; 10 years ago (2007)
Headquarters Zug, Switzerland
Number of locations
Russia, United States, Brazil, Thailand, Singapore
Key people
Kirill Filippov (CEO),
Sebastian-Justus Schmidt (co-founder)
Products OTT TV, IP TV and mobile TV solutions
Number of employees
50-200
Website www.spbtv.com
spbtv.online

SPB TV AG (formerly named MobiWorld Media) is a provider of end-to-end OTT TV, IP TV and mobile TV solutions for video content delivery to multiscreen devices: mobile, tablet, desktop and TV. The SPB TV mobile TV app – the company’s own OTT TV service – is available across all mobile platforms.

Company’s structure[edit]

Company’s headquarter is located in Zug, Switzerland, R&D center is in Saint Petersburg, Russia and the offices are in United States, Brazil, Switzerland, Singapore and Thailand. The company is managed by Kirill Philippov, the co-founder and the general director. SPB TV group includes Pitersoftwarehaus, that is a resident of Skolkovo.

Products[edit]

Media Platform[edit]

SPB TV Media Platform is a media solution that enables mobile and network operators and content owners to deliver video from a single head-end to multiple mobile and desktop devices, Smart TVs and set-top boxes. The platform features a complete range of codecs and adaptive bitrate technologies to support all screens and networks.[1]

Client Solutions[edit]

Client solutions for mobile, tablet, PC, Smart TVs and set-top boxes allow subscribers to access, explore, view and purchase live channels and on-demand content.[2]

Encoder[edit]

SPB TV Encoder is an encoding solution for transcoding of live and pre-recorded video streams for multiscreen devices. Can be provided as software or appliance.[3][4]

Streamer[edit]

SPB TV Streamer is a solution for live video streaming to multiscreen devices across any networks. Can be provided as software or appliance.[5]

Cooperation with China[edit]

Since 2013, SPB TV has been distributing content from China. Xinhua Information agency's CNC World Chinese and CNC English TV channels were first to be launched. In 2015, Dragon TV (SMG media holding channel) was added to the SPB TV application. In 2015, SPB TV signed an agreement with CNTV, Chinese internet-television (CCTV tele-holding’s affiliate)[6] for broadcasting its CCTV-4 (Chinese International), CCTV-9 Documentary, CCTV News, CCTV Français, CCTV Español, CCTV Russian and CCTV Arabian channels. In 2016, the new service Belt and Road TV[7] was launched, available worldwide on all popular operating systems and via all internet connections.

Case studies[edit]

  • 2011 — iconBIT TV Box
  • 2011 — nexGTv for DigiVive
  • 2011 — MTS TV
  • 2011 — Fly Vision
  • 2012 — teXet Tablets Go with pre-installed SPB TV app
  • 2012 — Velcom 3G TV
  • 2012 — VGTRK Red Pack
  • 2013 — AMEDIATEKA
  • 2014 – IPTV Beeline Armenia
  • 2014 – Tele2 TV
  • 2015 — Mobilink TV
  • 2015 — voka
  • 2015 — Lebara Play
  • 2016 — Belt and Road TV(SPB TV China)

Awards[edit]

  • 2011 - Russian Mobile VAS Awards 2011[8]
  • 2011 - Mobile Entertainment Awards 2011[9]
  • 2012 - CSI Awards 2012
  • 2012 - ConnectedWorld.TV Awards 2012[10]
  • 2012 - Russian Mobile VAS Awards 2012[11]
  • 2012 - TV Technology Europe STAR Awards 2012[12]
  • 2013 - ConnectedWorld.TV Awards 2013[13]
  • 2013 - СSI Awards 2013[14]
  • 2013 - Top Apps Awards 2013[15]
  • 2014 - Big Digit
  • 2015 - CSI Awards
  • 2016 - Big Digit

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