Comcast Technology Solutions Expands The Video Platform

Comcast Technology Solutions Announces Enterprise-to-Enterprise Solution for Multi-Platform, Direct-to-Consumer Experiences

DENVER, CO – January 5, 2017 – Comcast Technology Solutions, whose portfolio includes the Video Platform for video management, publication, distribution and monetization, today expanded its all-in-one direct-to-consumer (D2C) solution to help content providers quickly and cost effectively build, launch and manage over-the-top (OTT) experiences. The turnkey solution supports a variety of monetization models, with maximum flexibility and simplified pricing for customers. The announcement of these expanded capabilities follows shortly after the recent unveiling of Comcast Technology Solutions.

Content providers are increasingly interested in establishing direct-to-consumer businesses, but quickly become overwhelmed by the challenges of building, deploying and managing OTT solutions seamlessly across any screen,

said Barry Tishgart, vice president Comcast Technology Solutions.

Customers want simplicity, repeatability and speed, but they don’t want to be locked into a one-size-fits all approach that can’t evolve with their audiences and business needs. Our turnkey solution enables content providers to reduce complexity, accelerate time to market, and optimize their workflows, user experience and monetization models as needed.

The expanded D2C solution offers complete video processing, management, multi-CDN distribution, and playout capabilities as well as a powerful out-of-the box suite of monetization options spanning subscription management, promotion, storefront enablement and billing. The solution is built with an innovative UX integration layer that allows UX providers to easily develop pre-integrated multi-platform application templates for maximum speed and flexibility.

Comcast Technology Solution’s initial UX partners, Accedo and You.i TV, provide out-of-the-box integration into the solution’s cornerstone UX layer. In addition to repeatable pre-integrated templates, they can also deliver highly customized interfaces to enable an agile, authentic UX experience tailored to a specific brand, business model or specific feature set. Additional global partners will be announced in the coming months.

”As a Video Platform partner, we’re excited to be a part of such a robust direct-to-consumer offering,” said Fredrik Andersson, vice president of Business Development at Accedo. “Together we significantly boost our collective ability to rapidly deliver breakthrough, multi-platform experiences for content providers looking to fast-track their direct-to-consumer programs.”

”Comcast Technology Solutions’ history of innovation is clearly represented in its comprehensive direct-to-consumer portfolio,” said Jason Flick, CEO at You.i TV. “Together we make premium video app design and delivery more accessible and affordable for content owners. Thanks to this partnership, we jointly offer an unprecedented level of design flexibility that offers full control of branded experiences in an out-of-the-box solution.”

Comcast Technology Solutions brings the greatest breadth and depth of media distribution, management and monetization solutions in the industry together in one comprehensive offering. To learn more about the Comcast Technology Solutions’ D2C solution, visit https://www.comcasttechnologysolutions.com/our-portfolio/video-platform.

About Comcast Technology Solutions
Comcast Technology Solutions, a division of Comcast Cable, serves the advertiser, content provider, multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) and technology markets with a complete portfolio of products and capabilities to meet the evolving needs for content distribution and monetization in a multiplatform world. Built on Comcast’s robust media and entertainment infrastructure, Comcast Technology Solutions offers an unmatched breadth and depth of expertise, spanning twenty years in broadcast and digital, to help customers deliver engaging experiences and forge new business models. For more information, visit http://www.comcasttechnologysolutions.com.

Media Contact:
Alexandra Levy
WIT Strategy for Comcast Technology Solutions
(650) 996-5758
alevy@witstrategy.com

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