About Us

A Video Service Offering Like No Other Provider

And with a truly consistent user experience

Next Generation TV and Communciations Services 

 

Designed for end-users of broadcast, cable or satellite, wired and wireless networks

Flexible, Hybrid, and Standards-based

We work with your traditional QAM delivery systems as well as fully OTT IP-based delivery protocols.We support DRM and CAS, plus targeted and directed advertising with DAI systems via SCTE-130!

Your Solution for Profitable Video Services

Content delivery is supported to all common consumer devices, including the newest hybrid and IP-only STBs and NextGen TVs that support an enhanced 4K experience!

Full-End Solutions

We provide MVPDs and Broadcasters with cost-effective, full end-end solutions utilizing an interactive cloud services infrastructure to deliver the very best advanced television programming to subscribers!

Any Delivery System

V2V Cloud services support the entire content delivery ecosystem, from acquisition and transcoding through storage, caching and end-user applications!

Why Choose Shift2Stream?

  • Update Your Current System

    Enable the MVPD to identify the re-invention of their cable system access and distribution networks.

  • Leverage Virtual and Cloud-Based

    Use more of the cloud as a means to navigate change, while leaving open the eventual use of virtualized appliances beyond that change period.

  • Pool Your Resources

    Work with multiple MVPDs to provide cost efficiencies for servicing customers, including combining multiple head-ends into cloud-based resource pools for local and regional content delivery.

  • Think Hybrid Forward

    Support the belief that the power of hybrid set tops that will support the hybrid services needed to harness the overall shift.

  • Meet Demand

    Enable the MVPD or vMVPD to re-aggregate programming and content to meet consumer demand today and tomorrow, providing as much newly aggregated content, skinny bundles, multi-bundle packages and SVOD as any can stand.

  • Preserve Quality

    Preserve the quality of signals and services delivered with traditional MVPD 

  • Deliever Most Popular OTT Platforms

    Support and promotes applications aggregation and profit sharing initiatives for MVPDs from today’s most popular social networks, advertising platforms, and OTT viewing platforms, including Android TV, Google Play, DoubleClick, YouTube TV, Netflix, and more!

Leadership

Steve Calzone

Strategy and Business Development Officer

Steve Calzone, founding partner at Shift2Stream, has over 30 years of experience creating, developing and deploying interactive digital media and computer applications in the commercial mass marketplace. He has authored and been awarded over a dozen patents on interactive television and related applications of technology, including cable TV automated billing, TV Caller ID and personalized video mosaics for Cox Communications. Steve has held high-level engineering and executive management positions at DTV Consulting, Cox, Freeview Networks, i2Go, Scientific-Atlanta, Iterated Systems and Digital Theater. Mr. Calzone is currently serving as the Chairman of the ATSC TG3/S37 Specialist Group on Conversion and Redistribution of ATSC 3.0, driving group efforts to deliver ATSC 3.0 services to MVPDs. His focus as partner in Shift2Stream is on high-quality UX, applications, cloud delivery systems for TVaaS, and feature deployments for cable operators and broadcasters. Steve earned his degree in Microprocessor Arts Systems Technology from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

James “Chip” Paryzek Architecture & Engineering Officer Shift 2 Stream Inc

Chip Paryzek

Architecture and Engineering Officer

Chip Paryzek, founding partner at Shift2Stream, has over 35 years of experience, with an extensive background in fiber, satellite, HFC, WiFi, and IP/cloud networks delivering video, data, and telephony services. Chip was responsible for Switched Digital Video, analytics, cost modeling, and Bandwidth Management at Cox Communications, and he has presented papers at international OTT conferences on all four. Chip has been on both vendor and operator sides of multiple industries, and held high-level engineering and executive management positions at AParaByte, Cox Communications, Tandberg Television, EGT, Scientific-Atlanta, Comstream, Comtel, Federal Express, and Advance, Inc. Mr. Paryzek has served on the ATSC T3/S2 and T3/S8, and IEEE 802.3, 802.11 and 802.17 working groups. His focus as partner in Shift2Stream is on high-quality video acquisition, processing and storage, DRM/CAS solutions, CDN, and cloud delivery systems. Chip has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, and is a USAF Disabled Veteran.

Mark Jensen

Advisor, Strategy Executive Director, Video Product Management and Strategy, ATN International Business Development Officer

Mark Jensen is the executive directory of video product management and strategy at ATN International, identifying key insights and market research for developing innovative product plans. Mark is leading teams in developing strategic technology blueprints for evolving existing television and media systems to achive new business models. Prior to joing ATN in 2016 he held roles within Ericsson’s global media business unit. Mark served as vice president of business development for the Americas and later as advanced media architect developing cloud-based media storage and processing, along with hybrid and OTT strategies for operators and content companies across the LATAM region. His varied experiences include product development for Comcast Xfinity where he led the services library foundation of X1 clients, manager of interactive television systems at Cox Communications, and director of systems architecture at RCN. He is also an experienced and successful entrepreneur in the technology and media industry, founding both Kanvis Media Solutions and Cloud Television Services. Mark has an Economics degree from the School of Business, University of Southern Maine.

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