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Verizon powers Tennis Channel app

March 22, 2018

Verizon Digital Media Services, part of Oath, has been selected by Tennis Channel to power the Tennis Channel app’s video delivery. The Tennis Channel app offers live tennis matches and tennis-related VoD content to fans around the world. Verizon Digital Media Services’ end-to-end platform, which includes the all-new Live Event Operations managed service, will help to ensure that Tennis Channel app users have access to high-q

uality video content. “As we grow Tennis Channel’s app, Verizon Digital Media Services lets us deliver the exceptional streaming experiences our users have come to expect,” said Adam Ware, senior vice president, head of digital and business development, Tennis Channel. “They’ve been flexible enough to integrate with our existing systems, with a 24-hour support team and Live Event Operations managed service that have helped us scale significantly.”

Verizon Digital Media Services helps power the app’s video delivery of more than 700 live tennis matches from around the world and more than 1,500 VoD assets throughout the year, including the annual Roland Garros (French Open) Grand Slam in May. Tennis Channel is the primary rights holder for this marquee event and will now have a stream for every court – 16 simultaneous live streams in total – a first for 2018.

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