Simplestream collaborates with TELUS, builds Livestream Scheduler for Optik TV community programming

Simplestream has partnered with Canadian telecommunications company TELUS to enhance their Optik TV Livestreaming offering.

London, 14/06/2023 - Simplestream, a best-in-class provider of next-generation TV solutions, has partnered with TELUS, a dynamic, world-leading communications technology company based in Canada to enhance their Optik TV Livestreaming offering to bring the best of live sports and community programming to the comfort of Canadians’ homes.

TELUS Optik TV serves the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec. The Optik TV Livestreaming service offers some of the most unique local sports programming, including national, regional and youth sporting events spanning hockey, basketball, soccer, volleyball and ringette – as well as diverse faith, arts, culture, science and community programming tailored to customers’ interests.

The capabilities of Livestream Scheduler include the ability for content partners, their user groups, and users to deliver and manage live programming using an intuitive web-based UI.

Commenting on the successful launch, Simplestream’s Head of Sales, Josh Harrington, said:

We are proud to work with TELUS and expand our footprint in North America. The work done to deliver a streamlined service is a testament to the innovative approach of Simplestream, constantly looking to simplify the complexity of OTT and streaming architectures and provide clients with a self-service, cloud-based solution to strengthen their services and reach new audiences. Livestream Scheduler is a bespoke piece of software that can become integral to the success of organisations like TELUS.

A screenshot of a desktop view showing the livestream scheduler powered by Simplestream for TELUS