Simplestream is a leading provider of Live Streaming, CatchupTV and Media Management solutions for broadcast and media clients.
Fully managed online simulcasts of tv and radio broadcasts. Our multi-platform Live Streaming solution includes programme blackouts, choice of Digital Rights Management, on screen EPG, video adserving, optional integrated paywall and real-time analytics.
Simplestream currently streams over 80 channels for more than 15 broadcasters from its London based Media Hub, including channels from Channel 4, BSKYB, Turner Broadcasting, VIACOM and A&E Networks.
Our unique CatchupTV offering allows for the automated generation of cross-platform, multi-bitrate video on demand files from a live televison broadcast, with an industry leading turnaround of less than 5 minutes.
Eliminate the complexity and capital cost of launching a catchup service; CatchupTV by Simplestream is a fully managed cloud-based service that includes powerful features such as frame accurate video editing, comprehensive rights management and automated advertising removal.
A highly customisable, cloud-based multimedia framework, Media Manager simplifies the organisation of both audio and video files, including simplified multi-bitrate transcoding, metadata input, monetisation, cross-platform streaming and in-player reporting.
Fully integrated with our Live Streaming and CatchupTV solutions, Media Manager offers a cost-effective, scalable and functionality rich OTT platform, suitable for media companies of any size.
Simplestream specialises in the development of bespoke, video-centric mobile and tablet apps for iOS, Android and Windows; each powered by our Media Manager platform.
In partnership with Strategy & Technology (S&T), specialist developers of interactive MHEG applications, Simplestream's SynapseTV technology allows channels to launch on the UK's Freeview platform using the internet as the content delivery mechanism.
Our management team has significant experience in the broadcast sector. If you are embarking on a new project, or looking to enhance your existing online video services, please get in touch
Our Software & Technology
We continuously invest in our infrastructure to ensure our clients have the best technologies available for their media management and content delivery needs.
Media Manager is our proprietary media framework, supporting live streaming, CatchupTV and on demand media management with integrated players, analytics, advertising, customer management, entitlement management and payment processing.
A cloud-based service, fully-managed by Simplestream, Media Manager is at the core of what we do.
A range of ready-made Media Players are available for PC, mobile and tablet, including DRM from Adobe and Microsoft, together with real-time analytics, social sharing and payment processing.
Channels On Our Platform
Founded in 2010, Simplestream has quickly established itself as one of the UK's leading providers of live streaming and CatchupTV solutions for the broadcast and media industry.
From our London Media Hub, we currently stream over 80 UK channels including channels from Channel 4, BSKYB, Turner Broadcasting, VIACOM and A&E Networks. Our proprietary CatchupTV technology has been deployed across a range of braodcast sectors including sports, news, music, niche entertainment and teleshopping.
In 2014, Simplestream launched TVPlayer, a new online service that lets you watch live TV for free.
Get In Touch
Our office is in Soho, London:
Hammersley House, 5-8 Warwick Street, Soho, London, W1B 5LX
Piccadilly Circus - 4 min
Oxford Circus - 4 min
Green Park - 8 min
Charing Cross - 4 min
Bus Routes: 6, 15, 23, 88, 94, 159, 453