Our CEO, Paul Hamm, was interviewed on Atlanta Tech Edge, which aired on Sunday (3/20) on Atlanta station 11Alive (NBC). During the interview, Paul discusses OTT, Multichannel Networks (MCN) and User-Generated Content (UGC), along with providing some general OTT market insight. The interview was also published online, along with extended Q&A conducted with the show’s producer – Click here for the entire post.
Endavo was recently named among the 20 Most Promising Media & Entertainment Technology Solution Providers in 2015 by CIO Review Magazine. According to CIO Review, “the media and entertainment industry is a unique amalgam of disruptive technology and unconventional trends. Over the years, a myriad of companies that provide ingenious products and solutions have unwaveringly entered into this arena to serve the constantly-changing needs of [M&E] customers.” This edition of CIO Review features “the best solution and service providers offering tools and services available on the media and entertainment platform.” Endavo was selected as a top player from over 300 companies considered.
In an article inside this edition of CIO Review, our CEO, Paul D Hamm, explains how Endavo is expanding its foothold into the U.S. media and entertainment market, as TV broadcasters and pay TV providers are increasingly ready to adopt and execute on OTT strategies. The article goes on to explain how Endavo has developed its platform to support new OTT models, such as multichannel networks. “We are foreseeing success in next-generation TV networks, which is an emerging market that will overtake traditional media,” Paul says.
Dubai Media Inc’s OTT service has gone from strength to strength since its launch in 2011 with a premium sports channel added to its portfolio recently and a smart app scheduled for Q1 2015. Broadcast Pro’s Vijaya Cherian takes closer look at the technology that is driving DMI’s OTT service.
New York, NY, September 09, 2014 –(PR.com)– Endavo Media, a leading digital media distribution company that is reinventing consumer TV and premium over-the-top video services, announced that CEO Paul D Hamm will be a featured speaker at the Over-the-Top Video Executive Summit (www.OTTVideoSummit.com), to be held at the Westin Times Square on November 11. Mr. Hamm will speak during the summit’s opening session on the current state of the OTT industry: “What is OTT, what is shaping it, and where is it going?” He will also participate in a discussion entitled: “PayTV/OTT Consumers, Cord Cutters and Cord Nevers- what’s really driving them?” The OTT Video Executive Summit brings together thought leaders in the industry to discuss topics crucial to the development of streaming video and evolving Pay TV business models. The conference topics range from content, enabling technologies, to discussions on the evolving viewing behavior of consumers. In addition to experts and executives, the conference includes a focus group of everyday people from various demographics. The event is also gamified, with the leading point-getter being awarded the “OTT Genius” trophy.
“Our audience will benefit greatly from Paul’s experience and perspective on this dynamic industry,” said Brian Mahony, CEO of event producer Trender Research™ Inc. (www.trenderresearch.com). “The industry is going through a period of rapid change, and it’s innovation by companies like Endavo Media that are driving it.”
In partnership with Endavo, KOOORA.com, a leading online provider of Arabic sports news, has launched a new special section of its website dedicated to World Cup 2014. Endavo is providing the video management and publishing platform along with the development and hosting of the video portion of the site. KOOORA.com is a top 500 global website (currently #342), according to Alexa, making it a top destination for sports news among online viewers in Arabic speaking countries around the world. As announced last month, KOOORA.com attracted 22.8 million unique visitors and scored a record-breaking 700 million views in April 2014. According to Effective Measure, KOOORA.com has 65% market share of sports websites in MENA region.
The World Cup 2014 section of the KOOORA.com site will provide users with general event news, venue information, video content and social forums. World Cup 2014 is occurring 12 June – 13 July in Brazil.
In addition to providing the video platform for KOOORA.com’s World Cup 2014 site, Endavo is also developing out and will host KOOORA.com’s new video section of its website rolling out this month. Endavo provides its media management system, publishing tools and players, multiscreen video delivery, advertising integration, as well as user generated video engine, all empowering KOOORA.com’s strategy to enhance user experience through the expanded use of professionally produced news programming, user generated video and interactive media features, all seamlessly integrated within its already popular sports news destination and social forum.
The Endavo platform delivers a superior video experience for KOOORA.com and enables them with a scalable launch pad for new services that can be developed and brought to market very rapidly. This allows KOOORA.com to stay ahead of the pack as a top online sports news destination in the MENA region and continue to grow their business.
CIOReviewmagazine has published its 2014 list of “10 Most Promising Online Video Platforms” in its March Media Technology Special edition. We are very proud that Endavo Media made it on that list, and we also received full page coverage about our company and products in the magazine.
Check out the digital version of CIOReview, Media Technology Edition (March 2014) to see all of the “10 Most Promising Online Video Platforms”. The article about Endavo Media is on page 54, for those who want to skip right to us :-)
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For Endavo, we believe ATV will immediately provide us with an energetic work atmosphere that is highly conducive to innovation, productivity and overall positive momentum. We also look forward to contributing back our own energy and ideas to this community, as a platform for bettering the entire Atlanta technology community, as well as supportive industries and capital markets.
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