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 Phenix closes $16.7M Series B funding
Phenix announced the company has secured $16.7 million in a Series B round led by Verizon Ventures and Chicago-based sports-tech VC firm KB Partner.This round brings the company's total funding to $40 million. Read more of our full feature on Forbes and the Verizon Ventures announcement.
Cheltenham Races surpass 500,000 viewers with Phenix
Phenix set record for scaling WebRTC streams, leveraging Oracle Cloud and Google Cloud at the Cheltenham Festival in England. We were able to help Racecourse Media Group and Stats Perform achieve concurrent streams approaching 500,000 on individual races and achieving over 60% YoY growth across the Festival. Read more here.

Micro-Wagering takes center court

Real-Time drives betting engagement & revenue via micro-wagering


Micro-Wagering is set to change the game in the US when it comes to sports streaming. As ESPN seeks to create their “BetCast” streams, and the NBA has been investigating micro-wagering platforms abroad, more leagues and sporting events are looking at powering micro-betting platforms with ultra-low latency streams.

High latency shortens the available betting window, can cause fraud and arbitrage, and creates courtsiding, broadcasters and leagues require a solution that provides audience synchronization puts bettors on an playing field. However, Phenix Real-Time Streaming has proven it can the robust, ultra-low-latency, synchronized video at scale, while enabling live micro-wagering. With real-time streams delivered at < ½ second latency, and audiences synced within 100 milliseconds on all devices globally, Phenix helps create a level playing field for all bettors. Find out more on our website.

Phenix Customer Portal
We just announced an update to our Phenix Customer Portal. This update makes it easier to create and validate tokens,  enhances our reporting interface, and adds the ability to list messages in a Room, along with other enhancements and fixes. If you're a customer, please check it out! For any questions or suggestions, please let us know.
The Key to Creating a More Civil Workplace

Built In Chicago sat down with us to discuss the key to a more civil respectful workplace. Here is the piece.
Meet Phenix Principal Product Architect, Pavel Beker
Pavel joins Phenix as a Principal Product Architect. He started in the digital video business in its early days, working with Compression Labs, Inc. Since then he has worked in technical roles from software developer to systems integrator to solutions architect for a variety of vendors and operators in the video and broadband business. In recent years, Pavel has worked as a Product Owner for iStreamPlanet, Verizon’s IPTV group, and as a Solutions Architect for TiVo. He has lived most of his life in Georgia and Northern California and is currently based in Atlanta, Georgia.
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