Case Study: Sky Italia uses Aspera to accelerate their media ingest

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The Situation

Sky Italia launched in July 2003, serving up a unique entertainment model in Italy and revolutionizing the TV model by combining the best national and international programming with the most innovative technologies. 4.73 million Italian families – with a total audience exceeding 15 million viewers – have chosen to subscribe to Sky. The company offers more than 170 themed and pay-per-view channels – including 62 in high-definition and one in 3D – as well as more than 80 audio and digital radio channels.


Read on to learn how they used Akamai's Aspera solution to accelerate their ingest, increasing their throughput 7.5x!