LSM.LV SUCCESSFULLY MADE IS POSSIBLE TO FOLLOW THE WINTER OLYMPICS USING THE CDN SOLUTION BY TELIA
The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County were one of the most important global events in 2018, followed by many people around the world. In order to provide viewers with an option of watching competitions on-line, Latvian Public Broadcasting portal lsm.lv used the latest technologies developed by Telia Media Services for receipt, processing, storage, and broadcasting of large-scale video content. Thanks to the technical functionality of the Telia CDN video platform, the specialists of lsm.lv were able to provide more than 630 video broadcasts of the events of the 2018 Winter Olympics comfortably, quickly and in high quality to all the interested viewers. A total of 43.5 thousand viewers have watched the broadcasts. The most popular on-line videos were the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, the participation of Oskars Melbārdis and Jānis Strenga in two-man bobsleigh competition, as well as the interview with skier Patrīcija Eiduka.
“Given the location of the Olympic Games, many competitions took place at a time when people usually do not have access to a television set. Therefore we took special care to get ready for Olympic Games in technical sense, to make it possible for everyone interested to see the broadcasts they are interested in, regardless of whether they have access to a TV at that moment. Together with Telia, we managed to do it. Also, I would like to remind everyone that for a few more days it is possible to watch the participation of several athletes in the competitions in the common public media player replay.lv,” says Voldemārs Oliņš, the head of lsm.lv