Providing faster video playback and better viewer experiences


Customer application

  • Global video platform


Use case

  • Media content/catalog


Key features

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Telefónica, S.A. is a Spanish multinational broadband and telecommunications company headquartered in Madrid, Spain. Telefónica runs its global video platform on Couchbase, supporting seamless playback and 50M hits per day. Couchbase acts as a caching layer, delivering highly scalable performance as the company grows, ensuring its customers continue to have fast playback and great viewing experiences.


  • Telefónica needs to support internet TV, voice, and video-on-demand services across several countries in Latin America

  • The company needs to deliver a superior viewer experience across all devices

  • Telefónica needs to manage a complex video library for users and easily scale over time


  • Couchbase serves as the global cache for all user interactions in the video app
  • Telefónica can boost performance and scale on demand to support 50 million hits/day
  • Supports a variety of player applications, including browser, iOS, Android, set-top boxes, and smart TV