Danish Streaming Company Wins International Award

By Xstream As, PRNE
Monday, October 24, 2011

COPENHAGEN, October 25, 2011 -

The Danish streaming company, Xstream, has received an international award for their streaming services and been announced as the Winner of the category Best Streaming Service Provider.   

281 companies were nominated in 13 different categories. The Danish software company, Xstream, won the award for Best Streaming Service Provider, an award that honors Xstream as the “Best in class” provider of end-to-end streaming services, from capture and encoding to delivery and distribution. It was announced Tuesday night at the Award Ceremony at the Streaming Media Show at Olympia in London. Three companies were among the finalists, Xstream was named the winner by the readers of Streaming Media.

“We are tremendously honored to be chosen as the winner of this award and be named the best streaming service provider in Europe. Receiving recognition like this from the readers of Streaming Media Magazine, underscores Xstream’s ongoing dedication to the innovation and development of streaming services, after all the Streaming Media readers are those who daily use our services to deliver high quality online video and OTT solutions to their end users,” says Frank Thourp, CEO at Xstream.

Going global

Xstream has become an increasingly familiar name in the industry. The company is growing rapidly and gaining new market shares in Europe.

“We are experiencing a tremendous demand for our services, both in Europe but also from other parts of the world. We’ll continue to take a leadership role within the streaming industry to create and drive the best solutions for our clients and to help our clients to enhance business performance and operations, launch new, customized projects and personalize the customer experience,” says CEO Xstream, Frank Thorup.

The Danish software company provides, among other, Web-TV solutions for most of the Nordic media companies as well as “Over-the-top” (OTT) solutions for Nordic and international companies, such as Telenor, SBS, Comoyo, Canal Digital and Altibox. Xstream’s Online Video Platform, MediaMaker is the engine behind these great solutions.

In addition to winning the category for Best Streaming Service Provider, Xstream were among the finalist in the category Best streaming Innovation of 2011.

Two international awards in a year

It is the second international award the Danish company has won within the last year. Earlier this year, Frank Thorup, CEO and owner of Xstream, was named one of 15 members of the Streaming Media Dream Team. The list is a recognition of the people who have had the greatest influence on the European online video market and consists of individuals who both have demonstrated innovation and a fervent commitment to the online video industry that goes far beyond their own business.

About Xstream A/S

Xstream is one of Europe’s leading provider of streaming services. Xstream’s Online video platform (OVP), MediaMaker, is the foundation and engine behind many of the largest media companies, tele companies, broadcasters and enterprises in Europe, enabling them to deliver customized Over-the-top solutions and stream content to all platforms, such as Web, smartphones, tablets, game consoles, set-top boxes, mobile and Connected-TV. Xstream is a Danish owned company, established in 1999, with 35 employees at its offices in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Poland. More information on www.xstream.dk


Streaming Media Magazine

Streaming Media Magazine, established in 1998, is a diversified news media company serving and educating the streaming media industry and community. Our business consists of three core areas: StreamingMedia.com, exhibitions and conferences, and research and publications. Lead by a team of recognized industry experts, Streaming Media is dedicated to providing industry professionals and corporations utilizing digital media technology with global real-time news, resources and services through editorial, discussion lists, feature articles, and much more. Streamningmedia.com is the premier online destination for professionals seeking industry news, information, articles, directories and services. The site features thousands of original articles, hundreds of hours of audio/video content, breaking news, research reports, industry directory, and case studies that showcase the latest real-world streaming media implementations.


Brynhild Riedel Vinskei, Marketing Manager at Xstream, mob: +45-29666420, mail: bv@xstream.dk



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