MPP to monetise woomi platform on Samsung connected TVs
May 6, 2011
MPP Global Solutions has been selected as the core Payment Service provider to manage transactions for Miniweb’s woomi platform on multiple devices, including Samsung connected TVs and Blu-ray players.
MPP, the leading provider of Payment Services and eCommerce Solutions to the Media and Entertainment Industries are to integrate their eCommerce payment services into the woomi platform to monetise the cloud-based video distribution service across multiple devices including Samsung connected TVs and Blu-ray players in the UK, ahead of an international launch in the new few months.
woomi is a cloud-based, managed platform that reaches the largest possible audience across multiple devices, with a TV-centric, user-friendly interface. Set to take connected television to an even wider audience this year, woomi uniquely delivers an enhanced viewing experience to today’s global audiences, playing thousands of hours of rich video content from multiple genres. It is currently the only connected TV service capable of selling ads to its audience in the UK.
Jerome de Vitry, woomi CEO is delighted at the partnership. “We’re really pleased that MPP is on board to take woomi to the next level. As we will reach 10 million connected devices across Europe by the end of 2011, it’s essential that we make it easy for our consumers to access and pay for content easily and efficiently”.
MPP Global Solutions’ client list includes BSkyB, for whom they provide the full online payment and packaging platform to monetise their complete library of digital content, and are well placed to integrate with the woomi platform. With over 11 years of experience in the field of eCommerce payment solutions, MPP have a wealth of expertise in the field of digital content monetisation for the Media and Entertainment Industries. MPP were also recently recognised as the Best eCommerce Tech Company at a leading Industry Awards ceremony.
Paul Johnson, CEO of MPP Global Solutions said: “MPP are proud to be announced as the payment platform for this exciting collaboration with cutting edge connected TV service woomi. Connected-TV truly stands as the future of the medium, with over a billion Connected-TV users predicted in the next five years. Integrating our services into this platform demonstrates MPP’s ability to help clients to monetise content anywhere.
“MPP are continually developing and optimising the capabilities of our payment solutions. Over the last 11 years we have developed a universally integrated platform and working with woomi illustrates the dexterity of our advanced payment product suite.”