The time for OTT is now - people want to receive their favorite content online
Icareus OTT platform provides a cloud based end-to-end solution.
For operators and small niche content distributors
The time for OTT is now, as the amount of internet connected devices has exploded, and the people want to receive their favorite content online. This market provides TV service providers, content owners, aggregators and other service providers new ways to exploit their existing content, reach their customers even globally, and increase online revenue.
Icareus OTT platform can provide a cloud-based end-to-end solution for service providers building a new OTT service, ie. CloudTV. Either you are a small player wanting to launch an OTT service for some small niche target group or an established large operator wanting to start a new OTT service to reach new customers – we have the right solution for you!
Meet our OTT customers
Icareus OTT Alternatives - OTT via Any Network
Targeted at cable, telco, ISP, and IPTV operators located on markets with good internet connection. Opportunity for other content owners also to build services for niche market segments.
Icareus OTT HbbTV services and OpApps
Targeted at DVB network operators that want to launch hybrid TV services for households, with broadcasters, advertisers and/or other content owners.
OpApp is a virtual set-top box that allows for a uniform user interface across different HbbTV SmartTV devices. It reduces the CAPEX investment needed, as no set-tops are required. Requires co-operation from TV manufacturers.
Targeted at operators and service providers on markets where an internet connection is not an economical choice or technologically possible.
Benefits of the high quality Icareus OTT solution
At Icareus, we want to work at the front row: we believe that it’s the best approach to deliver the best products and services to our customers.
Icareus Off-the-shelf TV Everywhere provides tested and convenient user experience to different kinds of services in all devices, with millions of users and 10 years of experience.
Easy, fast and economical to take into use and maintain
There are no big projects or costs to start using the Icareus OTT cloud platform. As a cloud service, automated updates keep the solution at its best, always, all the time.
Versatile feature set
- Linear Channels and your own playlist channels with EPG, recordings and adaptive streaming
- Catch-upTV, TimeShift and Re-StartTV options
- Video-On-Demand asset management
- Automated adaptive video transcoding
- Multiple Live and VOD content packaging and monetization options with paywall and vouchers
- Advertisement management
- Subscriber management
- End-device management
- Easy, customizable app templates
- Interactive services and social media integrations
- Analytics and reporting
- Open APIs for CRM, CDN, DRM, OSS/BSS, payment systems,
- Open APIs for end-device applications
Icareus OTT solution offers multiple different monetization models, including e.g. advertisements, subscriptions or transactions.
The targeted Addressable TV advertising can be done with built-in ads campaign and creatives tools, or through a 3rd party ad server or DSP.
The integrated payment gateways support debit and credit card payments, PayPal, and Icareus platform’s own voucher tools.
Highly scalable and robust service with global reach
Icareus OTT solution runs on Amazon AWS’s scalable (both up and down) and private cloud architecture environment enabling quick, automatic changes when needed.
When adding the multi-CDN environment based on world leading CDN providers like CenturyLink and CloudFront to the solution, we can offer the best quality content distribution and user experience for OTT services.
Not just Internet - TV quality system
Although Icareus OTT connects end-devices mostly via the Internet, it’s not just for the Internet – our systems have been in TV production use since 2004, and our solutions meet the requirements of the TV world.
In addition to the highest quality broadcaster proof server environment, we also provide real user experience for demanding consumers.
Vast ecosystem to utilize the best technologies and solutions on the market
Icareus has partnered with market leading technology and service vendors to provide the best possible end-to-end solutions to its OTT customers.
Icareus OTT solution is seamlessly integrated to solutions like video players, billing platforms, DRM, EPG, transcoding solutions and streaming servers. In addition, through Icareus open API interfaces, it is easy for any service provider to utilize their existing infrastructure like CRM, Billing, EPG, VOD platforms and other similar systems.
Integrate your Icareus OTT service with your existing and other 3rd party solutions
Icareus OTT service is based Icareus Suite Online Video and TV platform, which provides Open APIs for integrating the broadcaster’s service to existing/available solutions or to other 3rd party platforms e.g. CMS, CRM, EPG, DRM and billing providers or to existing client devices.
Icareus Suite OTT – provides multiple benefits for your service:
World class services to support your team
Pick the SLA that fits your needs
Icareus offers different SLA levels from office hours to 24/7. You can also rely on our services to install, integrate, develop and train your personnel. Anything that makes you feel comfortable and ensures a fast and easy deployment.
Our standard SLA includes already
- Email, phone and online configuration and installation help
- Agreed response times for failover situations
- Software updates and bug-fixes
- Priority feature requests