MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today that it is providing content aggregation for a number of channels from 1&1's newest TV offerings. As Germany's first fully cloud-based TV service, 1&1 offers its DSL customers HD television via the Internet. Currently, MX1 supports nine channels with signal feeds and processing, including A&E HD, TNT Film HD, Universal Channel SD and HD, TNT Comedy SD, Cartoon Network HD and SD, Boomerang HD, and kabel eins CLASSICS SD.
"As content offerings increase, the demand for content management solutions and distribution services is growing, making partnerships like this even more important," said Christoph Mühleib, managing director of Astra Germany, responsible for the marketing of Astra and MX1 services in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. "We work in a highly dynamic market, and with MX1, we can address challenging and complex requirements in a flexible way."
Beyond providing content aggregation services, MX1 offers global commercialisation of linear and non-linear content, including highly optimised content management solutions for video content, complementary media, and distribution services. Video content of all quality grades can be transmitted to the public via satellite, cable, or the Internet via MX1's services. MX1 also offers OTT solutions ranging from simple, cloud-based playout to fully managed service offerings.