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Telstra arm Ooyala sets up office in India, to hire 100

Hiring will be across its engineering, product development, operations, IT, professional services and technical support

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Logo of Australian telecom operator, Telstra
Logo of Australian telecom operator, Telstra

Ooyala, the digital video publishing arm of Australian telecom operator Telstra, has set up its first office in the country for which it plans to hire over 100 employees by next 2017.

"As a native familiar with the region's business ecosystem, there is no question represents a unique opportunity for top talent in the local tech community," CEO Ramesh Srinivasan said in a statement.

The employee base will add 20% to its global workforce, the statement said.

The hiring will be across its engineering, product development, operations, IT, professional services and technical support, it added.

The company provides technology to broadcasters,publishers and media for producing, delivering and monetising online video.

Ooyala's customers include Viacom18's which uses its service to manage and deliver video advertisement campaigns across its new mobile app and desktop, the statement informed.

Other customers across the Asia-Pacific region include Australia's National Basketball League and National Rugby League, Singapore's Mediacorp, and Media Prima in Malaysia.

The company will provide support to its customers in Asia Pacific and Japan region from office, the statement said.

First Published: Fri, June 10 2016. 15:45 IST
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