TV5MONDE partners with Movideo to manage its OTT services across Asia Pacific

Solution will enable four live channels, VoD, Catch up TV and the progressive deployment of a full TVE service including apps and connected TV services available to online subscribers

Melbourne, Australia(24 Feb 2015)

TV5MONDE, one of the largest 24/7 worldwide networks with a weekly reach of over 260 million homes and 74 million viewers has chosen to partner with the Movideo Managed Video Platform for the delivery of its video services across the Asia Pacific region.


TV5MONDE will replace its current player ‘TV5MONDE Player’ and adapt the Movideo Managed Video Platform to manage it services ‘TV5MONDE+ Asie’ and ‘TV5MONDE+ Pacifique’. Subscribers can expect a simpler, more efficient experience with more live content.


“Thanks to Movideo, TV5MONDE will be able to launch a truly exceptional service to its subscribers all over Asia Pacific; with up to 4 live channels, VoD and Catch up TV. This new partnership will also allow us to progressively deploy our full TVE service in the region with smartphones and tablets app as well as connected TV services available to our online subscribers" said TV5 Monde Asia-Pacific Managing Director, Alexandre Muller.


The announcement of the partnership adds another major customer to Movideo’s ever growing base of content owners and media businesses which includes Turner, Nextmedia, Disney, Astro, Singapore Press Holdings, SingTel and Samsung.


“Movideo is fast becoming the partner of choice for media and entertainment companies in APAC and beyond. A passionate focus on just content owners and media companies and our investments in the experience needed to operate effectively across APAC over the last 5 years has been core to our strategy. We have been working with Alex and his team at TV5MONDE for
well over twelve months to ready them for this step change in their OTT strategy and service. We are very proud to be working with such a famous global media brand”. Says Tony McGinn, Movideo’s CEO.

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For more information contact Movideo:
Claire Moylan
Marketing Executive
cmoylan@movideo.com
www.movideo.com
@MovideoMVP


About Movideo:
Movideo has fast become the agile partner of choice for major media brands and content owners around the world. With considerable experience across one of the most complex regions in the world, the Asia Pacific, Movideo has a track record of simplifying complex multi-local solutions, as opposed to a 'one size fits all' approach.
Movideo is a global SaaS cloud video platform resourced by the international Microsoft Azure network of data centres. The company was originally developed within the Australian media enterprise, MCM Entertainment Group Ltd. Media content protection, management, distribution, presentation and monetisation is core to Movideo's DNA.
With the media and content world in the midst of massive structural change, Movideo prides itself on partnering with our media customers to navigate and ‘future proof’ their path to successful audience engagement in the new media world order.


About TV5MONDE in APAC:
Launched in January 1984, TV5MONDE - the world cultural channel in French - is one of the oldest cable TV channel and one of the largest three 24/7 worldwide networks reaching over 260 million homes and 74 million weekly viewers.TV5MONDE broadcasts in French and offers a wide variety of exclusive subtitled primetime films, world-class sports events, high-quality documentaries, kids’ programs, cooking and design lessons, as well as exciting game shows and in-depth coverage of international news. With a network of 10 channels reaching 260 million homes worldwide on all platforms and over-the-top, and localized programming subtitled in 13 languages, TV5MONDE is able to reach the world’s business and cultural elite as well as the vast global community of Francophiles.