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Hive OTT is a way to quickly build a custom video platform. It is a fast and cost effective route to controlling your own content on a broadcast grade platform. Want to live stream to social media sites? Hive OTT will allow you to do that and will also record your live stream to add to your website for catch up viewing later. Hive OTT enables you to set up your own channels of programmes, allowing people to tune in online. Hive OTT enables you to take full control, providing a range of business models for monetising your video content. Continue reading to learn more about the feature Hive OTT has to offer.

Monetize your content your way

  • Ad revenue via 3rd party ad rolls, mid/pre/post roll inserted ads.
  • Supports your monetization strategies whether linear, SVOD, TVOD, and AVOD content.
  • Subscriber revenue with no revenue sharing. You keep 100% of the money you earn.
  • Use Piksel analytics to help understand your customers and how they are ingesting your content.
  • Securely accept credit cards so customers can subscribe on any device through PayPal Braintree.

Be where your subscribers are

Incredible user experience on all major platforms. Your viewers will experience a unified user experience across all the devices for ease of use.

  • iOS
  • Android
  • apple TV
  • Roku
  • fire tv

Centralized CMS

Your own customer data in one central dashboard. Track subscriber growth and churn

Manage your video content

  • Store videos and transcode them into optimized formats for mobile devices, browsers.
  • Manage Audio files for podcast.
  • Small SD or large HD quality bitrates.
  • Add poster images, titles, descriptions and keywords to assist discovery and recommendations.
  • Store images, PowerPoint, Docs, Zip files, etc…
  • Customize rules for publishing workflows
  • Full API catalogue to automate or integrate into 3rd party systems

Scalable growth & 24/7 support

  • Our technology is ready for any size organisation and subscriber base.
  • Enterprise Grade 24/7 Support.
  • Broadcast Level Uptime – 99.99% (Four Nines)

Features of Hive OTT

  • End-to-end solution from ingest through to device experiences
  • Fast time to market
  • Predictable pricing model with no hidden costs
  • White label, brand ready user experience
  • Major consumer devices supported from day one
  • Supports both linear and VOD content
  • Studio grade multi-DRM protection
  • Pre-integrated billing and user registration system with flexible integration into other existing systems (authentication, CRM, CDN, encoding)

Piksel Technology

  • Built on a Micro Services Architecture (MSA)
  • Continuous deployment enables immediate and ongoing feature enrichment and improvement
  • Scalable within seconds
  • Fully compatible with alternative services (Piksel and 3rd parties)
  • Deployed in the cloud, on premise or as hybrid
  • Standalone or fully integrated
  • API driven interfaces

Full Admin Console

  • User management
  • Device concurrency management
  • Entitlement management
  • Billing management
  • Payment management
  • Content management and placement
  • Usage reporting and analytics
  • Metadata management
  • Ingest management
  • Disable account capability
  • Studio and debitor reporting

Ingest and Asset Management

  • Secure file upload SFTP/Signiant/Aspera
  • Asset, imaging and metadata ingestion
  • Transcoding and encryption
  • Metadata management
  • Multi-language audio ingest
  • HLS and MP4 DRM-free trailers
  • Receive transcoded and packaged assets (DASG, HLS, HSS) ready for encryption using PlayReady, Fairplay and Widevine
  • CDN publishing

Advertising Support

  • VAST 3.0 compliant
  • VMAP compliant
  • Google DFP integration
  • Pre, mid and post-roll video ads
  • Skyscraper advertising
  • Banner advertising
  • Per page ad control
  • Per language ad control

Content Management

  • Content presentation management
  • Publishing
  • Syndication
  • Promote content to a specific device across all devices
  • Configure navigation on a per device basis
  • Featured and latest content can be configured per genre

My Showcase

  • Registration
  • Profile management
  • Password reset
  • Favourites
  • Recently watched
  • Rentals
  • Payment method management
  • Payment history
  • Parental control rating setting
  • Delete payment method

White Label Front End

  • VOD-movies and episodic (series, season and episode) content models
  • Genre/category/A-Z
  • Filter and sort
  • Recommendations
  • View latest
  • Separate landing pages for subscription and transactional content
  • Device specific search results
  • Predictive search
  • PIN managed parental control

White Label Device Apps

  • Fully featured, market-ready apps for Android, iOS, Desktop, set top boxes and streaming devices
  • Common device framework maintains consistency and reduces time to market

Broadcast Grade Support

  • Over a decade of experience serving Tier 1 clients
  • Pay of the data you use
  • Public cloud with auto scaling ensures you won’t be caught out when demand spikes
  • 24/7 support from our Managed Services Team
  • Ongoing improvements and support with continuous deployment and zero downtime

Live/Linear Content

  • Channel landing pages
  • Now/Next/Later landing pages
  • Grid based EPG
  • DVR (rewind, play, pause)


  • Studio-grade DRM protection (Playready, Fairplay and Widevine)
  • Licencing service
  • Secure key management
  • IP whitelist/blacklist management
  • Device identification and restriction
  • Geo-blocking
  • Proxy detection
  • Concurrency management

Multi-Lingual Support

  • UI and metadata (including right to left languages)
  • Audio channels
  • Search

Integrated Revenue Support

  • Subscription registration and management
  • Payment collection
  • Billing
  • Offer management
  • SVOD (including on platform management)
  • AVOD
  • Transactional support
  • Purchase on web
  • Cross device watch
  • Multi-currency/multi-region support
  • Braintree integration for payment gateways
  • PayPal
  • Vouchers
  • No bill accounts (alternative payment provider)
  • Refunds – tactical manual based action
  • Alternative payment providers
  • Offer handling and promotions


  • HTML5 player
  • Adaptive bitrate
  • Playready, Fairplay, Widevine DRM support
  • Non-DRM trailer playback
  • Audio language selection
  • Fast forward, rewind, live pause
  • Cross device resume points
  • Playback supported over Wi-Fi and cellular networks and devices
  • Download to device (EST)
  • Bundles/box sets/season purchase
  • 4K playback supported to UHD TVs and streaming devices

Social Media

  • Facebook/Twitter integration – link to brand/content pages