ShortsTV integrates Synacor for TVE authentication | Security | News | Rapid TV News
By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our privacy policy unless you have disabled them. You can change your cookie settings at any time but parts of our site will not function correctly without them. [Close]
Shorts International, operator of the ShortsTV channel, has integrated Synacor’s Cloud Identity Platform with the ShortsTV streaming app, to take care of TV everywhere authentication.
shorts 16 jan 2019
“ShortsTV films are perfect for viewing on the go, and our goal was to find the industry’s top authentication platform to make it easier than ever for our subscribers to find and watch our high-quality, snackable content anywhere they want,” said Carter Pilcher, CEO at Shorts International. “Synacor’s Cloud ID is a reliable, innovative platform that makes authentication easy for viewers of ShortsTV and streamlines access to our programming across our partners.”

Himesh Bhise, Synacor CEO, added: “We are proud to support the best TV everywhere experiences on the world’s most popular platforms, and welcome ShortsTV to our growing roster of content providers. Cloud ID makes complex, behind-the-scenes integrations with hundreds of partner platforms easy, allowing ShortsTV to focus on strategic, consumer-facing product features that deliver better experiences to delighted subscribers.”

Shorts TV offers independent shorts for download on iTunes in 92 countries, as well as on Amazon Instant Video (UK, US and Germany), Google Play (US and Canada) and on Verizon and Frontier pay-TV services in the US.