IX Reach Connects Magine TV to Major European IXPs

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Magine TV is a cloud-based service that is designed to make television available anywhere and everywhere to its subscribers. Customers can enjoy TV without the need for cables or hardware through a wide range of platforms including smart-phones, tablets, smart TVs and via the web.

Since Magine TV launched in 2013 the company has continued to expand from its native Sweden across Europe, to provide its TV streaming services to the masses. Over the past year Magine TV has expanded into numerous countries including Spain and Germany.

Challenge

To support their expansion plans Magine TV required a reliable and robust network, which would allow for strong connectivity to its customers. Magine needed the ability to provide the highest quality video streaming, with low latency, to minimise interruptions and provide the best service possible.

Magine required connections across many major cities in Europe including Stockholm, London, Barcelona and Frankfurt.

Solution

To make this possible, IX Reach provided Magine TV with multiple services, the first being state-of-the-art colocation space in the Global Carrier Center, London Docklands. IX Reach connected them with a 5kW rack enabling Magine TV to directly connect to Amazon Web Services (AWS). With the facilities being particularly carrier dense, Magine also had the option to directly connect with over 150+ global and local carrier networks.

To compliment the colocation and cloud connectivity services, IX Reach built Layer 2 connections between Stockholm and London, Barcelona and London, and Frankfurt and London. This has enabled Magine’s customers to receive high-speed and reliable connectivity at all times.

IX Reach also connected Magine TV to its BGP network, providing a cost effective, robust and redundant IP Transit service, delivered over IX Reach’s core high-performance global network.

Result

Magine TV has been able to offer high-quality video streaming to its increasing number of customers across Europe. Since the initial build, Magine TV has continued to expand, later upgrading three of its Layer 2 connections to 10GE lines to ensure its customers are receiving the best service possible.

 

Do these challenges sound familiar? For your own customised solution, get in touch with the IX Reach team.