OVER THREE MILLION VIEWS

How we helped the world’ largest Poker site engage live fans  in 10 + markets

CASE STUDY

 Social Media Streaming in 10 Languages

THE PARTNER

PokerStars broadcasts live events from all over the world, Their flagship series is the PokerStars Championship (PSC). Volcano City first provided its live services for the European Poker Tour 4 years ago.

GOAL

Live Delivery to 10+ Markets – Languages

Fan engagement in emerging markets was a must. 10 language commentary teams were needed to deliver a premium viewer-experience. However, travel and accommodation costs were an obstacle

SOLUTION

Managed, Remote Services

End to end solution, using our remote commentary console, fail-safe mechanisms and the insertion of localised graphics. Tailoring the experience for every market and platform.

VIEWERSHIP FIGURES – PSC MONTECARLO

Social Media Views

Languages

Platforms

Days

The live experience was successfully delivered to YouTube Live, Facebook Live, Twitch and the clients’ own app and website. In 10 languages to 10 markets.

BENEFITS

Use public internet

  • No satellites
  • No dark-fibre

No training required

  • Operated by Volcano City staff

No additional staff

  • One engineer controls multiple streams

No capital expenditure

  • Runs on hybrid Volcano City infrastructure and public cloud

No transportation costs

  • Runs on Volcano City infrastructure and cloud

Monetization

  • Ad-block proof video ads
  • Pay-per-view integration

THIS IS HOW WE DO IT

 

How Remote Commentary works

 

Live Augmentation Explainer

TESTIMONIALS

“When we started EPTLive we had a few languages commentating on site, but as the product grew, adding more languages became vital for us to expand… We looked at ways to do this and in stepped Volcano City.”

Jonathan Zincke
Senior Producer

“Since Localizing, we’ve more than doubled the size of our global audience. The Volcano City team are friendly, professional and I can’t recommend their service more highly.”

Nicholas McDonald
Head of IT R&D

“Volcano City services allowed us to take live streaming to the next level and made many people’s jobs easier.”

Justyna Baran
Project Manager

“Volcano City have provided us with a fantastic service over the years. They continue to innovate, allowing us to achieve more and more with our live streams.”

Jonathan Zincke
Senior Producer

Amplify your live impact

World class support

  • Centralised tech support
  • Redundancy content
  • Emergency protocols
  • 24/7 live  support

Any Device - Anywhere

  • CDN Delivery
  • Social Media delivery
  • MCR Delivery

Insert regional ads

  • Ad-block proof video adverts
  • Tailored per-market content
  • Deilverable on social media

Get in touch!

+44 (0)131 553 4977
info[at]volcanocity.com

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ABOUT

Volcano City is an innovative industry leader in live video streaming, multi-language live video content creation, remote commentary broadcasts and video encoding that can serve and deliver content to a wide array of video devices.

Note: our site features client work and demo projects in order to showcase the wide variety of skills we can bring to your project. Contact us to work on your video requirements today!

CONTACT

27/1 Arthur Street
EH6 5DA, Edinburgh UK
[email protected]
+44 (0)131 553 4977