Verizon Digital Media Services and Unreel Entertainment help content owners launch branded OTT apps and online destinations
– Through the collaboration, more than 100 new streaming services have launched across sports, gaming and news verticals –
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 12, 2018) – Verizon Digital Media Services today announced it has teamed up with Unreel Entertainment, the leading direct-to-consumer turnkey OTT solution, to enable customers to launch branded OTT video streaming apps and online destinations. Unreel currently powers OTT consumer experiences for several high profile Verizon Digital Media Services customers, including: Bonnier Corporation, Level One, The Enthusiast Network’s Adventure Sports Network, World Poker Tour® and Zazoom Media Group.
“We are committed to simplifying the OTT content delivery ecosystem for broadcasters and content providers,” said Chris Carey, chief strategy officer for Verizon Digital Media Services. “Our customers can leverage Unreel to manage multiple apps and online destinations, syndicate more than 7 million videos into content streams, and distribute their own content to millions of viewers within Unreel’s OTT network.”
The Verizon Digital Media Services platform comprises a global content delivery network, state-of-the-art video streaming services, and compliance and monitoring services that collectively work in tandem to help broadcasters, content owners and service providers deliver high quality OTT content at scale, regardless of location. Additionally, Verizon Digital Media Services’ Channel Schedule API can stitch VOD content together to form a 24/7 ad-supported live channel that can be used within a customer’s branded app or online destination provided by Unreel.
“We’re proud and excited to work with Verizon Digital Media Services to offer our direct-to-consumer OTT publishing capabilities,” said Dan Goikhman, Unreel CEO. “Our robust offering gives content owners a faster path to global OTT distribution, along with a predictable revenue environment. It has never been easier to upload and promote continuous streams of content.”
To learn more, visit www.verizondigitalmedia.com.
About Verizon Digital Media Services
Verizon Digital Media Services offers an industry-leading, end-to-end digital media platform to prepare, deliver, display and monetize online content. The company’s platform is built on a global network that has over 125 points of presence on six continents, ensuring high-quality viewing of digital content on any device, anytime, anywhere. The platform powers websites, apps and OTT video services for many of the world’s largest publishers, media companies and enterprises. Learn more about how Verizon Digital Media Services is delivering the future of media at www.verizondigitalmedia.com.