BeIN Media Group, Yaddo, a new documentary streaming service, Africa XP and a Chinese digital TV distributor have activated cloud-based network provider Magines TV Superhighway in more than 35 markets. Magines TV Superhighway aims to fully democratise content distribution, providing a global network of content providers and distributors, liberated from geographical limitations; enabling ambitious content […]
BeIN Media Group, Yaddo, a new documentary streaming service, Africa XP and a Chinese digital TV distributor have activated cloud-based network provider Magines TV Superhighway in more than 35 markets.
Magines TV Superhighway aims to fully democratise content distribution, providing a global network of content providers and distributors, liberated from geographical limitations; enabling ambitious content owners to quickly access and monetise new markets and audiences anywhere in the world.
The TV Superhighway empowers content creators, allowing them to utilise Magines cloud technology, distribution network, and industry expertise to choose which market to enter when and how. This new approach to content distribution opens up channels for broadcast producers, giving them the opportunity to tap into Magines technology and distribution network and decide where, when and which content is available in each market, with real time data analytics available throughout the process.
Ambuj Goyal, CEO of Magine commented: Our recently announced partnerships with beIN and Yaddo mark significant proof points in Magines development of the TV Superhighway, and were looking forward to introducing our unique opportunity to new content partners with global ambitions.
Magines growth and innovation in global content distribution is hitting important milestones, accelerating beyond its German and Swedish origins and introducing the TV Superhighway to the Middle East, African and Chinese markets.
The new partnership with beIN sees Magines platform enabling the access to the FIFA World Cup, the NFL, Formula 1, and the French, US, and Australian Opens in 16 countries.
Olivier Dufour, Director of Digital at beIN, said: Magine serves our premium content to hundreds of thousands of customers each day in 16 countries. They supported the launch of beINs digital on-demand services securely, delivering our premium content on a reliable and proven platform.
In addition to servicing established and multinational blue-chip companies like beIN, Magine will also provide an end-to-end service for new content providers. Magines recent partnership with Nick Frasers new documentary streaming service, Yaddo, will see some of the worlds most critically acclaimed documentaries streamed to over 160 territories this autumn.
Nick Fraser, former head of documentaries at The BBC and Founder of Yaddo noted that Magine was the obvious choice as a distribution partner when we looked beyond technical capabilities. Their commitment to providing a TV Superhighway, at the service of great content, makes them the perfect partner to build a truly innovative global business model with.
A new agreement, announced in August with a Beijing-based digital TV system operator saw the start of a drive to build, launch and operate a cloud-based video streaming system for the Chinese market, which will see Magines TV Superhighway Stream Live TV to Over 100 Million Chinese Households. Marten Liu, Chinese a digital TV executive said: We are delighted to have Magine as our partner for this important development of our internet video streaming system and service offerings.
Magine recently entered into a partnership with Africa XP to extend their business beyond existing conventional broadcast platforms, additionally monetising their channels in partnership with dynamic, new and direct to consumer digital platforms.