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A+E Networks UK Moves Its Broadcast Operations in EMEA to the Cloud With Amagi and Amazon Web Services

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based technology for broadcast and streaming TV, announced that A+E Networks UK has transitioned its playout and service delivery for its entire bouquet of 30 channels in Europe to Amagi’s cloud platform running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The channels consist of 23 from A+E Networks UK, based in London and 7 from A+E Networks® Italia based in Rome. A+E Networks® UK, a joint venture between Hearst and Sky, is a leading media network reaching 58 million homes across 100 countries. A+E…

SpotX Teams Up With Media Owners Worldwide To Combat The Spread of COVID-19 with Video PSAs

A+E Networks, Discovery, Gameloft, Philo, and SendtoNews among partners donating global video ad inventory SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, announced a collaboration with several of its media owner partners worldwide to help combat the spread of COVID-19. Video PSAs created by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) will run in place of traditional video ads on over-the-top (OTT) and online video inventory generously donated by A+E Networks, Discovery,…

IBC 2019: Blackbird Signs up 5 More Post-production Companies to BP3 Program Taking Total to 20

Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, has signed a further 5 post-production facilities to its Blackbird Productions Partnership Program (BP3) since June taking the total to 20. Launched at the start of the year, BP3 enables post-production facilities to sell Blackbird directly to media production companies internationally creating an additional revenue stream for partners. The new BP3 partners are ENVY, Ricochet, Back2Back, The Edit and Run VT. Blackbird…

LiveRamp to Acquire Data Plus Math to Enable Next-Generation TV Currency

Big Win for the Entire Ecosystem, Providing All Participants With a Better Way to Buy, Sell and Measure Data-Driven TV Extends Lead in Omnichannel Identity and Data Connectivity LiveRamp, the trusted platform that makes data accessible and meaningful, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Data Plus Math, providing the ecosystem with a more effective way to buy, sell and measure data-driven television. “The combination of LiveRamp and Data Plus Math is a great thing for the industry and…

Hearst Television Taps FreeWheel to Help Bring Scalable, Premium Over-The-Top Video Solution to Advertisers

New Integration Allows Hearst to Maximize Premium Content Advantage Through FreeWheel Technology and Marketplace Partnership Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, and FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, announced that they have partnered to offer a scalable, premium over-the-top (OTT) video solution to advertisers. Hearst Anyscreen, Hearst Television’s OTT advertising product, will use FreeWheel’s Monetization and Revenue Management (MRM) platform to enhance and expand access to premium OTT video inventory. This will allow…