Aminos Booxmedia Launches Full End-to-End Cloud VOD Platform for RTL Belgium
Amino’s Booxmedia Launches Full End-to-End Cloud VOD Platform for RTL Belgium
More choice, more localisation, new technology for regional broadcaster
Amino Technologies plc (LSE: AMO), the Cambridge-based leader in digital entertainment solutions for IPTV, Internet TV and in-home multimedia distribution, announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Finnish technology company Booxmedia, has signed a new deal with Belgian broadcaster RTL to provide, install and maintain a full end-to-end cloud video-on-demand (VOD) platform.
The new service will include transactional and subscription services, live streams and catch-up libraries branded as RTL “a l’infini” with around 1000 hours of content including children’s programming, Hollywood series and local news and programmes specifically targeting southern Belgium's predominantly French-speaking Wallonia and Brussels regions.
"Our collaboration with RTL shows how leading TV broadcasters are able to bring their customers the latest multiscreen technology and viewing choices securely over the Internet," says Booxmedia CEO Jukka Sintonen.
"Our white label OTT platform, including content transcoding, is flexible in that it's quick to install, can be operated in specialist regional markets and yet be fully branded by the broadcaster. In this case we're also rolling out a customised user interface for RTL across multiple devices," he says.
The new service will be available across a range of devices including iOS, Android, Samsung Smart TVs and web browsers.
"We chose Booxmedia because of their experience with leading broadcasters and the end-to-end capability to deliver a fully functioning cloud TV solution”, explains Marc Lellouche, Head of Digital Sales and VOD at RTL Belgium. "But more than that, we are now able to offer our viewers an enhanced experience, meeting their expectations of what a modern-day broadcaster should be, providing content on-the-go at a time, and on a device, that is most convenient for them," he adds.
RTL “a l’infini” will be launched at the end of September.
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Founded in 2009, Booxmedia offers Europe's leading scalable and high-performance cloud TV solutions for telecom operators and media companies. Booxmedia's comprehensive and patented solutions cover media encoding, transcoding, recording, streaming and the ability to download all the ordering and payment options, as well as all major platforms like Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone, web browser, game consoles or smart TVs. Booxmedia technology has been developed to share safely and reliably television content to any Internet connected terminal device and use the service tens of thousands of consumers in Finland alone. In May 2015, Booxmedia was acquired by Amino Technologies plc, the leading IPTV/OTT solutions provider.
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