|[January 09, 2013]
MYTF1VOD, TF1's Video on Demand Service, Partners with SyncTV to Create Dedicated OTT Channel for its Gaming and Media Platform
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
the leader in delivering television services to the largest set of
Internet connected TVs, mobile platforms, and other media-enabled
devices, today announced a partnership with MYTF1VOD, the video on
demand service of TF1, the largest privately-owned television
broadcasting network in France. Through this partnership, SyncTV will
develop the first over-the-top (OTT) service for MYTF1VOD's gaming and
MYTF1VOD will use SyncTV's platform to instantly reach millions of
viewers through a dedicated application on MYTF1VOD's platform. A sample
of MYTF1VOD's premium content offerings include premium VOD TV series,
brand new movies as well as a broad and diverse movie library, youth
programs and comedy stand up shows. The MYTF1VOD channel will include
movies and series from the US, France, and other countries.
According to Tristan Du Laz, TF1 VIDEO deputy chief executive officer,
"Our partnership with SyncTV enables us to offer the whole range of
MYTF1VOD premium contents to those who receive entertainment cotent via
gaming console users in France, which number slightly more than 2
million potential customers, in a highly qualitative and innovative way."
"The opportunity to partner with France's largest domestic broadcasting
network and its leading transactional VOD platform is significant to the
evolution of OTT in France," said John Gildred, chief technology officer
at SyncTV. "TF1 and other traditional broadcasters are looking to
strengthen content offerings as consumers continue to migrate toward
online television services and premium pay-TV."
SyncTV executives will be available January 8-11 at this year's
Consumer Electronics Show to discuss recent customer deployments,
SyncTV's next-generation platform and the company's roadmap for 2013.
To book a space with SyncTV please direct inquiries to email@example.com.
Founded in 2005, MYTF1VOD, TF1's video on demand service, is France's
most distributed VOD catalog, available on IPTV (News - Alert) broadcast services, on
the Internet through its website, as well as on Internet connected
devices. With a portfolio of more than 4.000 programs, MYTF1VOD's
activity spreads over all varieties successfully, from
French/international top box-office movies to stand-up shows, kids
program and TV series. Putting a strong emphasis on innovation, MYTF1VOD
has created, amongst other, a new Premium VOD window for US TV Series
called "Hot From The US", selling top TV shows to French customers 24
hrs after their US broadcast.
SyncTV's content distribution platform offers video content and service
providers a turnkey solution for extending their services to millions of
viewers across the Internet. SyncTV partners with television networks,
broadcasters, content distributors, and content producers worldwide, to
distribute media across all forms of entertainment platforms including
Internet-enabled connected TVs, Blu-ray players, set-top boxes,
smartphones, tablets, and more. For further information, visit www.synctv.com
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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