A+E Networks EMEA expands FAST footprint with Amagi

Thursday, April 20th, 2023 
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A+E Networks EMEA Expands its FAST Footprint With Amagi

  • The Leading Broadcaster Chooses Amagi’s Expansive FAST Solutions to Distribute Their Channels on Leading FAST Platforms in the UK

LONDON — Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, today announced a partnership with A+E Networks EMEA to distribute three Free Ad-supported Streaming TV (FAST) channels to leading platforms in the UK.

A+E Networks EMEA is a global broadcaster reaching audiences in over 100 countries, including the UK, Nordics, Central, and Eastern Europe. A+E has deployed Amagi’s industry-leading cloud solutions in the past for broadcast-grade playout and channel delivery in Europe. They’ve chosen to extend the collaboration with Amagi to ensure a smooth and successful expansion into FAST.

“Partnering with a market leader like Amagi meant we could rapidly and confidently navigate new workflows and technology to efficiently deliver high-impact brands to the most sought-after FAST platforms. Incorporating this into our existing linear ecosystem with Amagi was a real bonus,” said Matthew Westrup, SVP of Operations, A+E Networks EMEA

“We take great pride in being A+E Networks EMEA’s technology partner. By enabling their expansion into FAST, we will not only open a new viewership and revenue stream for them but also enrich the FAST ecosystem with superior content from one of the world’s leading broadcasters,” said Srinivasan KA, Co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer, Amagi.

Amagi delivers linear channels in over 40 countries worldwide, with most clients from the American market. Amagi’s customer list includes ABS-CBN, AccuWeather, A+E Networks UK, Cinedigm, Cox Media Group, Crackle Plus, Fremantle, Gannett, Gusto TV, NBCUniversal, Tastemade, The Roku Channel, Vice Media, and numerous other global companies.

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