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24i appoints Debbie Phillips as Chief Operating Officer to maintain a customer driven focus at the heart of its digital transformation Posted: 24/06/2021
24i appoints Debbie Phillips as Chief Operating Officer to maintain a customer driven focus at the heart of its digital transformation

24i, the end-to-end video streaming expert, today announced that it has appointed Debbie Phillips to the role of Chief Operating Officer.

A veteran of Ericsson/Red Bee Media, Virgin Media and Rackspace, Phillips brings extensive experience of successful organisational change to 24i, and represents an important strategic hire in the company's drive to transition its focus toward end-to-end solutions and TV as a Service.



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Kabelnoord Plans Move into Smart TV App Market with 24i End-to-End Operator Solution Posted: 10/06/2021
Kabelnoord Plans Move into Smart TV App Market with 24i End-to-End Operator Solution

24i, the video streaming expert, today announces that Dutch Pay-TV and fibre to the home provider Kabelnoord will be extending its use of 24i’s Smart Apps and Smart Video products, adding more OTT channels and launching the first Kabelnoord streaming applications for Smart TVs.




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24i acquires Pay TV platform Nordija to grow TVaaS proposition Posted: 27/05/2021
24i acquires Pay TV platform Nordija to grow TVaaS proposition

24i, the end-to-end video streaming expert, today announced that it has acquired privately-held Danish Pay TV platform specialist Nordija.

For more than 20 years, Nordija’s advanced platform has enabled TV and streaming innovation for customers including Telenor Sweden, TET (formerly Lattelecom), Vodafone Iceland, T-Mobile Netherlands, Swisscom Broadcast, Waoo, Boingo Wireless, ZAP in sub-Saharan Africa and SETAR in the Caribbean.

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New 24i Whitepaper Tales from the OTT frontline Sees Streaming Providers Share the Secrets of their OTT Success and nbsp; Posted: 26/01/2021
New 24i Whitepaper Tales from the OTT frontline Sees Streaming Providers Share the Secrets of their OTT Success and nbsp;

24i, the video streaming expert, has launched its latest whitepaper sharing first-hand accounts of OTT app development and management, attributing four key indexes for success in the OTT market.

The paper, "Tales from the OTT frontline", shared case-studies from 24i's customers including Topic, Broadway HD, PureFlix and Game Show Network, and indicates that OTT players do not need Netflix-sized budgets to compete in the OTT playground.



Tags: 24i | OTT | Streaming | SVOD | VOD | AVOD | streaming wars
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24i and Amino Provide Turbo Boost to Android TV Posted: 27/10/2020
24i and Amino Provide Turbo Boost to Android TV

Amino, and sister-company 24i, today announced that its combined product portfolio provides operators and broadcasters with the optimal route to launching services on Android TV Operator Tier.

Android TV enables operators to update services that keep consumers in their environment by integrating streaming apps, update the UI and brand the UX. The appeal of the platform is growing quickly, with Google reporting that for 2019, it was working with more than 140 operators in over 60 markets – up from just 8 operators in 2016.

Tags: Android TV | Amino | 24i | UI | UX | Google | pay TV | OTT
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Youfone delivery of The Netherlands First Android TV service powered by 24i and Amino Posted: 13/08/2020
Youfone delivery of The Netherlands First Android TV service powered by 24i and Amino

Amino, and sister-company 24i, today announced that on 3/8/2020 Youfone launched the first Android TV service in the Netherlands, providing consumers with a next-generation converged OTT, VoD and live TV experience on TVs and mobile devices.

The Youfone service is powered by the 24i Video Experience Platform and devices from Amino, providing an end-to-end solution that enabled the Dutch MVNO to completely refresh its user experience and expand the reach of its TV service.

Tags: Amino | 24i | Youfone | Android TV | STB | VOD | OTT | Live TV | Transcoding
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Topic Streaming With 24i Posted: 07/04/2020
Topic Streaming With 24i

24i, the industry-leading video experience company, today announced that Topic, the new entertainment streaming service from First Look Media, has chosen 24i to power its new streaming video experience across topic.com, Apple TV and iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV and Roku.
24i provides Topic with a brand-new suite of subscription and ad-supported video applications each with a consistent, intuitive video experience irrespective of viewing platform or device. The next-generation 24i Smart OTT productised solution, integrated with specialist partner technologies from Bitmovin, CenturyLink, Cleeng, EZDRM and JUMP enables Topic to extend, manage and monetize its programming to a fast-growing audience of ‘culture cravers.’

“We’re committed to providing our audiences with compelling and thought-provoking programming that reflects their values and interests, wherever they wish to access it,” said, Ryan Chanatry, Topic’s General Manager. “The smart products and solutions provided by 24i enable the Topic team to dynamically create next-generation video experiences, customize the presentation of titles by platform, and to differentiate Topic in an increasingly competitive direct-to-consumer video market”.

Topic, which officially launched November 21 2019, is a new streaming service offering North American premieres of global favourites along with original programming that includes a variety of scripted dramas, comedies, discussion shows, documentaries, and non-scripted programming which highlight human-focused stories from creators with a passionate point of view.

“The quality and variety of Topic’s programming make it extremely attractive to their growing audience,” said Martijn van Horssen, Joint-CEO of 24i. “By being able to support Topic’s platform-agnostic delivery strategy, we are delighted to deliver their next-generation video experiences and super-charge their growth to new platforms and audiences.”

Topic aims to push the art of storytelling to new heights by exploring different genres and media formats to develop and showcase impactful and engaging programming. The new service sources programming from leading global media companies, acquiring the rights to titles premiering at the world’s most prestigious film festivals as well as streaming original programming produced in-house by Topic or in partnership with some of today’s most prolific creators. Topic’s parent company is First Look Media, a company that was launched in 2013 by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.

Within the 24i Smart OTT product, Topic can readily launch and manage its new, next-generation OTT service and extend its reach to multiple platforms, including iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku and the web. In addition, the 24i SMART BACKSTAGE management and insight manager ensures Topic delivers a consistently high-quality and personalised streaming service to every subscriber on their choice of device.

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BroadwayHD Launches Next GenerationStreaming Video Service with 24i Posted: 13/12/2019
BroadwayHD Launches Next GenerationStreaming Video Service with 24i

24i, the industry-leading, global video experience company, today announced that it has created, and launched a new suite of applications and Subscription Video-On-Demand (VOD) services for US-based video streaming service BroadwayHD.

The premier streaming service for live theatre BroadwayHD is available online at broadwayhd.com, and via a dedicated app on iOS,Android, Apple TV, Amazon Firestick and Roku.

Included among the recent hit productions released on the service are 42nd Street and Kinky Boots, both filmed on the West End by the BroadwayHD team, along with other recent and iconic stage shows such as Cats, King and I, and An American in Paris.

“We’re committed to providing the very best Broadway streaming experience to our growing global fanbase,“ said Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, co-founders and co-owners, BroadwayHD. “We’re extremely pleased with the OTT solution provided by 24i, which has enabled us to launch our next-generation video service across multiple platforms and devices, introduce new business models and refresh and enrich our user experience. The high performance of this new platform enables us to concentrate on the quality of our content and growing the global audience for BroadwayHD.”

24i has worked in partnership with the subscriber retention management company Cleeng to deliver BroadwayHD a robust end-to-end OTT video solution that accelerates growth by simplifying the management, marketing, and monetization of its content while providing subscribers with a rich, personalized and easy to navigate experience on any device.

 

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Amino and 24i to evolve Youfone TV offering Posted: 09/12/2019
Amino and 24i to evolve Youfone TV offering

Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider and sister-company 24i,the innovator of next-generation video experiences, today announced that they have entered into an agreement with the Dutch MVNO Youfone to provide a fully-integrated, end-to-end video solution to refresh and expand its TV and OTT offering.

The Dutch TV challenger launched its TV services in 2017 and will now rely on 24i and Amino to create a next-generation viewing experience to meet and exceed the increasing demands of modern TV consumers. Youfone will deploy an end-to-end solution that combines Amino’s IPTV and TV Everywhere expertise with 24i’s leadership in video experience design and application development. 24i became an Amino group company in July 2019 and Youfone is the first joint-solution deployment to be announced. The Amino and 24i solution is expected to be live at Youfone in Q2 2020.

The solution will combine 24i’s Smart Video and Smart App video experience products as well as Amino’s Amigo 7x Android STBs running on AminoOS, all managed through ENGAGE, Amino’s cloud-based service management platform.The deployment will provide transcoding, middleware, CDN and front-end applications for Android, iOS phones and tablets enabling live TV, catchup, restart and nPVR of approximately 100 channels.

Tags: Amino | 24i | Youfone | OTT | CES | CDN | TV | Pay | Video
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Amino acquires online video specialist 24i Posted: 15/07/2019
Amino acquires online video specialist 24i

Amino Communications, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired the privately-held Amsterdam headquartered 24i, an industry leading provider of online video solutions and services.

Tags: Amino | 24i | TV | Video | UI | UK | Online
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24i acquires Vigour to accelerate innovation and growth in OTT multiscreen solutions Posted: 28/03/2018
24i acquires Vigour to accelerate innovation and growth in OTT multiscreen solutions
24i Media, an industry-leading streaming applications developer for the world’s top media companies, today announced that it has acquired Vigour, a leading multiscreen video platform provider. The acquisition further enhances 24i’s leadership position globally and accelerates its innovation and growth, with its technology platform at the heart of its ambitions.
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