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AcTVe picks Amagi for its FAST Channels

Date: 2023-11-16

AcTVe picks Amagi for its FAST Channels

A worldwide platform in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV (CTV), Amagi is chosen by acTVe as its playout, distribution, and monetization partner for its five premium syndicated sports channels. By: Dylan Low

An independent owner, operator, and manager of complimentary ad-based streaming television (FAST) channels, acTVe has released Amagi's collection of solutions to produce and distribute its FAST channels 24/7 across a wide variety of CTV platforms.

All five channels are made available in November, signifying an inspirational achievement in acTVe's expansion and strengthening Amagi's commitment to utilise high-end technology for the sports, media, and entertainment industries.

“These channels represent the pinnacle offerings in their genre, and we chose Amagi as our playout partner because they provide the superior technology required to deliver broadcast-level quality,” mentioned Geoff Clark, CEO of acTVe. "Amagi's solutions give us the flexibility to compete with major broadcasters with live sports capabilities on our channels, further enriching the viewer experience."

Earlier this month, acTVe announced collaboration with The Arena Group (AREN) to release five new premium channels. Each one is linked to one of the media company's mainstream action sports brands: Powder Magazine, Surfer Magazine, Transworld Skateboarding, Bike Mag, and Snowboarder. To provide a smooth and remarkable viewing experience for these channels, acTVe has launched the Amagi cloud port broadcast-grade channel playout platform, the Amagi thunderstorm dynamic server-side ad insertion (SSAI) solution, and the Amagi analytics comprehensive viewership and ad analytics platform. The channels will release internationally and will be accessible on complimentary streaming platforms such as SportsTribal, FreeMovies+, and Freecast, alongside CTV apps on brands like Roku, Vizio, Samsung, and more — with more platforms set to be included throughout 2024.

“We're proud to join forces with acTVe, a partner who not only values premium quality but also understands the intricacies of OTT distribution and monetization strategies,” announced Srinivasan KA, Amagi’s Co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer. “Their dedication to helping customers create and execute these strategies perfectly aligns with our mission to empower broadcasters and content owners with the tools they need to thrive in today's dynamic media landscape. We look forward to helping them deliver exceptional content and expand the reach of iconic brands to captivate audiences worldwide.”

Amagi provides a whole collection of solutions for channel creation, distribution, and monetization. Amagi's clients worldwide are inclusive of ABS-CBN, AccuWeather, A+E Networks UK, beIN Sports, Cinedigm, Cox Media Group, Crackle Plus, Fremantle, Gannett, Gusto TV, NBCUniversal, PAC-12, Tastemade, and The Roku Channel, etc.

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