THEMA Taps Amagi for Worldwide FAST Distribution
THEMA – an independent distributor of Pay TV channels to cable, IPTV, DTH operators – has formed a partnership agreement with Amagi to distribute channels across FAST platforms around the globe.
Founded in 2005, THEMA has five overseas subsidiaries in Montréal, Miami, Moscow, Singapore, and Amsterdam. The company represents more than 180 channels and has created strong relationships with the main television platforms in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and North America, thanks to its expertise in TV content distribution, TV packaging, and marketing strategy.
THEMA will use the broadcast-grade channel playout platform, Amagi CLOUDPORT and the lightweight content scheduling platform, Amagi PLANNER for media asset management and distribution. Also, Amagi CONTENT PLUS will enable THEMA to manage the workflows of multiple streaming TV channels and other Video-On-Demand assets.
“Having worked with Amagi for an earlier project, we were impressed with their expertise and commitment to deliver as promised,” says Sylvie Michel, Deputy CEO, THEMA. “Amagi’s cloud-built solutions, Amagi CLOUDPORT and Amagi PLANNER, have been instrumental in helping us elevate our media asset management and worldwide distribution to FAST platforms such as Xiaomi, LG, TCL, and Roku. As we extend our reach across the globe, we hope to increasingly tap into Amagi’s extensive distribution network and rich expertise in bringing new platforms on board.”
“Over the years, THEMA has built an incredible presence, rapidly increasing its footprint across the globe and supporting content providers admirably,” says Srinivasan KA, co-founder, Amagi. “We look forward to a fruitful partnership as the world of entertainment evolves to create exciting new opportunities.”