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Waypoint TV taps Wurl for Samsung delivery

March 3, 2020

Wurl, a provider of streaming video distribution and advertising services for connected TV (CTV), has announced that it is powering the delivery of Waypoint TV, a go-to destination for fishing, hunting and outdoor enthusiasts, to Samsung TV Plus.

By joining the Wurl Network, Waypoint is making its more than 1,000 hours of fishing and hunting shows and films from over 70 top producers more accessible to its community of millions of viewers. Leveraging Wurl’s video distribution expertise, Waypoint’s extensive catalogue of 3,000+ full-length episodes and films including BuckCommander, Chasing November, Flats Class, Into the Blue, Local Knowledge, Midwest Whitetail, Saltwater Experience, The Breaking Point, Silver Kings,Team200 and Struttinbuck are now available to Samsung TV Plus users.

“In bringing our network onto Samsung TV Plus, we were looking to streamline the process of scheduling content and monetszing our channel.” said Builder Brock, Executive Director at Waypoint TV. “Our mission is to educate, equip and empower a new generation of outdoorsmen, and Wurl’s best-in-class video distribution technology is helping us achieve it. They are a valuable partner for us, and the quality of service and expertise of their content operations team is unmatched.”

“Streaming TV networks want broad distribution, but it is difficult and expensive to manage the unique technology required by each CTV streaming service. Wurl’s network removes these challenges by providing a single on-ramp that connects to everything,” said Sean Doherty, CEO of Wurl. “I am thrilled that Waypoint TV is joining the Wurl Network.”

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