Media services company Red Bee is now providing channel distribution services for Dutch independent telecom provider Youfone. Through the Red Bee ‘Channel Store’, Youfone is creating television bundles with local and international news, sports and entertainment for its TV subscription service.
“We chose Red Bee because of the broad supply of channels and the simplicity of the service,” commented Valentijn Rensing, CEO, Youfone. “We want to offer our subscribers a great mix of live and on-demand content and with Red Bee we got just that with a short and easy setup.”
“Red Bee is offering some of the most comprehensive channel aggregation services in the world and we are happy that Youfone chose us to create channel packages for their subscribers,” added Josbert van Rooijen, Head of Market Area Benelux & CEE, Red Bee. “Channel Store provides simple access to live content from all over the world and our customers don’t have to worry about anything except choosing the right channels to match their brand and satisfy their viewers.”
The ‘Channel Store’ is a global signal aggregation and distribution platform where live content is easily aggregated from multiple sources over Red Bee’s global network, that includes internal and external Playout sources, fixed-line fibre connections, web streams, secure Internet delivery and satellite down-link through Red Bee’s own teleport facilities. It currently features over 1000 active channels and a catalogue of over 10 000 that can be spun up quickly whenever needed. It acquires signals from over 100 suppliers and distributes channels to over 30 affiliates and counting.