Africa XP goes live with coralPlay


Leeds, UK, 1st April, 2019 – Cloud playout and workflow specialist Ltd has announced that Africa XP has gone live with coralPlay.


Africa XP chooses coralPlay

Africa XP needed a reliable multi-channel playout system that was able to play their 14 channels from the cloud or on premises. coralPlay automatically collects content from media storage locations, which can be in the cloud or on a NAS, according to the needs of the playlists and saves it to the local host. It also provides secondary functions, such as graphics, DVEs, now/next/later as well as playing the primary media. The system outputs an MPEG-2 transport stream and is distributed via Zixi. It is operated entirely via a web browser.


Flexibility was key to the decision as Craig Kelly, CEO, comments “coralPlay can be hosted anywhere – either in the cloud, on-premises or a blend of both. We needed this flexibility so that we can run channels wherever they need to be for operational efficiencies and cost savings. coralPlay is full of features and is very easy to integrate and operate. The company is also extremely easy to work with, which is critical in the age of poor email and ticket based support”.


Commenting on the project, Peter Hajittofi, says, “We are delighted to have been awarded this project and for Africa XP to have taken the system to air. This puts firmly on the map and confirms that there is an appetite for re-architected next generation playout.”


About Ltd
Based in the United Kingdom, offers real-time playout, workflow and content preparation solutions for both cloud and the facility. Their products are specifically designed to work in cloud environments with an emphasis on security, elasticity, redundancy and deployment.


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About Africa XP
AfricaXP is a pan African media distribution and television network that owns and operates over 20 different themed linear Pay and Free to Air TV channels that are licensed to broadcast operators across Africa, Europe and North America. It is the leading distribution gateway for premium international and African content rights owners into the fragmented but rapidly growing African broadcast market.


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