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ShortsTV selects Synacor’s Cloud Identity Platform

January 16, 2019

Synacor and Shorts International, the short film entertainment company and operator of the ShortsTV channel, have announced the integration of Synacor’s Cloud Identity Platform with the ShortsTV streaming App. Current subscribers to the ShortsTV channel in the US can contact their provider to access on-demand content.

“ShortsTV films are perfect for viewing on the go, and our goal was to find the industry’s top authentication platform to make it easier than ever for our subscribers to find and watch our high-quality, snackable content anywhere they want,” said Carter Pilcher, Chief Executive of Shorts International. “Synacor’s Cloud ID is a reliable, innovative platform that makes authentication easy for viewers of ShortsTV, and streamlines access to our programming across our partners.”

“We are proud to support the best TV Everywhere experiences on the world’s most popular platforms, and welcome ShortsTV to our growing roster of content providers,” said Himesh Bhise, Synacor CEO. “Cloud ID makes complex, behind-the-scenes integrations with hundreds of partner platforms easy, allowing ShortsTV to focus on strategic, consumer-facing product features that deliver better experiences to delighted subscribers.”

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