NBC News Channel selects Civolution’s Teletraxin

Civolution, a provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetising media content, has announced a renewed multi-year contract for use of its global broadcast intelligence solution Teletrax by NBC News Channel, a unit of NBC News.  NBC News Channel will use Teletrax to understand usage of their pre-recorded and live content by the NBC affiliates, US domestic and international clients.

NBC News Channel produces and distributes hundreds of news stories each day. Under the multi-year agreement, NBC News Channel will employ Civolution’s cutting-edge broadcast intelligence solution, Teletrax, to track the usage of its video 24/7 on a selection of broadcasters from the more than 2,000 channels currently monitored by Teletrax. NBC News Channel will gain intelligence on precisely how their content is used and disseminated by the affiliate stations and client broadcasters, allowing more efficient inventory management and optimal allocation of the company’s resources in producing and distributing its assets.

“We used the power of Teletrax first hand back in 2002 for almost a decade for all our news output, including large events coverage such as the 2004 and 2006 Olympic Games and Winter Olympics,” said Bob Horner, President, NBC News Channel.  “With our growing video output and increased reach, we felt a growing need to integrate Teletrax’s reporting into all our production and distribution workflow to allow us to produce the most relevant news content possible to provide for our network of affiliates.  We’re looking forward to using the insights gained by Teletrax to help drive our activities.”

“We are very pleased to be working more closely with NBC News Channel and extend our long standing relationship. As the content landscape becomes increasingly fragmented, we have been working hard to ensure that Teletrax delivers increased levels of precise, actionable intelligence for premier news organizations such as NBC News Channel,” said Andy Nobbs, Chief Marketing Officer of Civolution. “The selection of our Teletrax platform to assist in guiding their video production and distribution strategy is something we are very proud of.”

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