Foqus TV chooses Setplex OTT platform to scale IPTV-based music TV programming and content –


The NORA Middleware platform and recommendation engine gives Foqus TV the flexibility to stream music and entertainment from independent artists using a range of free and ad-supported models

WHITE PLAINS, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Setplex, a leading provider of flexible end-to-end solutions for OTT service providers, today announced that it has been selected by Foqus TV to deliver content music and entertainment based on IPTV, leveraging its NORA middleware and recommendation engine. Using the end-to-end Setplex OTT platform, Foqus TV will be able to deliver and scale a wide range of original programming from independent artists, among other programming, to its global audience.

Setplex provides a complete solution, single-source platform to deliver OTT and IPTV content and programming. It includes everything from video encoding and transcoding, app personalization, content delivery network (CDN), ad monetization, API integration, subscriber, device and security, as well as advanced analytics.

Foqus TV will use the capabilities offered by Setplex’s NORA middleware and recommendation engine. Based on a microservices-oriented architecture, NORA integrates all the latest technologies to make Setplex’s platform fault-tolerant and highly scalable. It is ideal for Tier 1 carriers that need to support millions of subscribers, as well as hyper-growth startups that need high availability to support their business operations.

Setplex’s recommendation engine uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to optimize each subscriber’s viewing experience, suggesting content specific to their interests and preferences. The feature incorporates algorithms that learn from subscribers’ viewing behavior, including content type and categories, as well as other metrics, such as duration and time of views.

“We are thrilled to partner with Setplex, integrating NORA middleware and the company’s recommendation engine to power our popular music TV channel,” said Dr. Jerry Frawley, President of Foqus TV. “Having received compliments and positive feedback from today’s toughest social media critics, Foqus TV continues to grow and expand, adding more content every day. Thanks to the collaboration with Setplex, we can offer a simple and intuitive customer experience that can evolve. »

“Using the Setplex platform, Foqus TV is uniquely positioned to deliver a wide range of free and ad-supported content that can easily scale to accommodate millions of subscribers,” added Lionel Dreshaj, co-founder and CEO of Setplex. “Our middleware leveraging microservices in combination with our recommendation engine that integrates machine learning and artificial intelligence will allow Foqus TV to keep pace with the anticipated demand for its content offerings.”

Customers like Foqus TV trust Setplex because of its highly flexible platform that supportss several business models such as PPV, AVOD, SVOD and TVOD. The platform’s middleware supports on-premise, cloud or hybrid IPTV/OTT and supports a wide range of devices and endpoints including web, iOS, tvOS and Android.

Technical specifications and demo

A technical explanation of the NORA middleware can be found here. Additionally, Setplex will showcase its OTT platform at IBC, including its NORA middleware and recommendation engine. Come visit us at IBC Booth #5.A75.

About FoqusTV

Foqus TV is a 24/7 global television network that delivers insightful, interesting, streamlined and digestible coverage of TV exposure-starved musicians to an ever-widening audience of enthusiasts, supporters and fans. loyal music fans. The company produces a range of content productions, including artist music videos, on-air personalities, talk shows, concert coverage and music industry news. This type of music television responds to audience demand for the ultimate showcase of new music, which produces longer than average viewing experiences. Foqus TV has become the new leader and a recognized brand for today’s music enthusiasts. For more information, visit

About Setplex

Setplex is a leading provider of flexible end-to-end hardware and software solutions for OTT and IPTV offerings. The company offers broadcast, cable, satellite and Internet television operators a wide range of offerings for the acquisition, delivery and analysis of high-quality content. Its range of simple, powerful and affordable solutions is installed worldwide. For more information, visit


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