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Application-based pay-TV video delivery solutions provider MobiTV has secured hosted streaming delivery rights for more than 210 major networks for its soon-to-launch managed MobiTV Connect service.

mobitv 14 june 2018The solution is aimed at pay-TV operators and offers content form the likes of Crown Media Family Networks, C-SPAN Networks, Disney and ESPN Media Networks, Fox Networks, Fuse Media Networks, Game Show Network, NBCUniversal, Pac-12 Networks, REELZ, REVOLT, SHOWTIME, Outdoor Channel, The Weather Channel, Viacom and other.

“The content community has demonstrated tremendous support for the MobiTV managed service and the operators that will soon deploy it,” said Charlie Nooney, CEO and chairman of MobiTV. “They recognise that the platform provides viewers a superior overall experience and allows operators the ability to maintain a competitive edge in the market in a cost-effective manner to their pay-TV and broadband subscriber base. We are very pleased to provide this industry-first solution, strengthening our role as a leading TV as a service (TVaaS) provider.”

MobiTV will offer pay-TV subscribers a turn-key offering supporting the operator’s unique content lineup, content policies, branding requirements, billing, authentication and more.

“Viacom is committed to providing creative and effective solutions for distributors of all sizes,” reamrked Sheri Weidner, Viacom SVP of partnerships, distribution and business development. “The MobiTV platform gives our affiliates access to a top-flight multiplatform service customised to their unique channel line-up and subscriber packaging. We’re excited to be offering them this flexible and innovative solution.”

“The MobiTV platform helps cable operators deploy next-gen services to their customers and simplifies the distribution path of our channels,” said Peter Kiley, VP, Affiliate Relations & Communications at C-SPAN Networks. “We're thrilled to have all three C-SPAN networks on this new platform and ultimately all three public service C-SPANs available to more citizens through MobiTV."