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Velocix’s CDN powers multiscreen services growth at TELUS

Dec 21, 2020 | By Neil Sharpe

Velocix has been selected by TELUS, the world-leading communications and information technology company, to upgrade and expand its content delivery network (CDN). TELUS is using Velocix’s market-leading CDN software to support its IP-based live and on-demand video services, including Optik TV, Pik TV, and Optik on the Go, as well as its video gaming and data services.

“We continue to grow our streaming network and improve its flexibility, so we can deliver the highest quality entertainment experience and the best value to our customers,” said Tom Linder, Director of TV and Consumer Services, TELUS. “With the upgrade of our CDN, we can support a larger number of customers and provide them with access to 4K/UHD and HD services on any device, any time, anywhere.”


Velocix’s carrier-grade CDN software employs advanced edge request routing technology to more efficiently service stream requests, preserving valuable network bandwidth and reducing related infrastructure costs. The company’s high-performance streaming and intelligent caching software is being used by TELUS to deliver residential and commercial services to millions of consumers across Canada on TVs, mobile devices, and other internet connected screens.

David Sharpley, CEO at Velocix said, “We are delighted to have been selected by TELUS to upgrade their CDN architecture. TELUS is a breakthrough innovator in the video and data services marketplace, and we look forward to supporting them as they continue scaling out their platform.”