Taiwan’s 17 Media bolsters video streaming using LiveU HEVC IP

Taiwan video streaming start-up 17 Media is using Wireless Video Streaming provider’s LiveU HEVC IP bonding technology to provide high-quality live coverage of its events direct to its 17 channels to audiences in Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Japan.

17 Media’s 17Live app, developed by Taiwan pop singer Jeffrey Huang, enables viewers to livestream, share photos, upload videos and interact with other streamers.

To date, 17Live has garnered more than a million views daily and over 30 million users in the Asia-Pacific region.

The platform also has a content revenue sharing model where users can share their content for effective monetisation.

Yaal Eshel, general manager LiveU Asia, explained that LiveU technology was chosen because of its quality and reliability even in challenging situations, such as crowded shopping malls, and ease of use.

“We’re proud to be the vendor of choice for popular video streaming platforms, such as 17Live. Using our technology, 17Live has been able to grow its audience throughout Asia with entertaining and unique live content,” he said.

“With the huge unabating demand for live content, LiveU continues to play an active role in providing live coverage of news, sports and other events in the region, and worldwide.”


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