iStreamPlanet is a Las Vegas, Nevada-based company which processes and delivers live video broadcasts over the internet. iStreamPlanet was acquired by Turner Broadcasting in 2015 and is currently operated by WarnerMedia.[1] The company was founded in 2000 by former basketball player Mio Babic.[2]

FounderMio Babic
Area served
United States
  • Aventus Media Processing Suite
  • Orbis Direct-To-Consumer Platform
Number of employees
150 (2019)
ParentWarnerMedia Sales & Distribution

iStreamPlanet has streamed a number of major sporting events, including the 2017 and 2018 NCAA March Madness Tournaments,[3] every Olympics since 2010,[4] the Super Bowl, the FIFA World Cup, and Formula One auto racing.[5]


While not all of iStreamPlanet's live video streaming customers are publicly known, some of their large customers are publicly acknowledged, including:[5]


  1. ^ Ramachandran, Shalini. "Time Warner's Turner Cable Unit Acquires Majority Stake In iStreamPlanet". The Wall Street Journal. The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  2. ^ Smith, Gerry. "How Time Warner Is Trying to Fend Off Netflix". Bloomberg Technology. Bloomberg Technology. Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  3. ^ a b Costa, Brandon. "March Madness Live Rides Success of New Streaming Infrastructure From iStreamPlanet". Sports Video Group. Sports Video Group. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  4. ^ a b Rayburn, Dan. "How The Olympics Were Streamed Online: Q&A With Microsoft & iStreamPlanet". Streaming Media Blog. Streaming Media. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  5. ^ a b "About iStreamPlanet". iStreamPlanet. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  6. ^ Impey, Steven. "Spark names US stream team for new sports OTT platform". SportsPro.

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