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BKFC selects Simplestream for OTT platform

July 30, 2020

OTT service specialist Simplestream has confirmed that its App Platform has been selected by BKFC, the bare-knuckle boxing championship, to launch a new live and on demand subscription service for fighting fans across the globe.

Under the new multi-year agreement, Simplestream is providing the end-to-end solution that will power the OTT BKFC digital destination, BKTV, including complete access to pay-per-view events.

“It’s extremely exciting to be working with BKFC to create such a market-leading and innovative platform, showcasing such a thrilling and adrenalin-fuelled sport such as BKFC,” declared Josh Harrington, Head of Sales from Simplestream. “Making BKTV available across desktop, iOS, Android, TVOS, Amazon Fire and Roku will mean that nobody will miss out on the live action and keep up to date on news, events as well as watching previous fights. We look forward to continuing the evolution of next-generation sports video experiences with our valued partner across the world.”

“We are extremely happy with our new product and partnership with Simplestream,” added David Feldman, Chief Operating Officer at BKFC. “Having them direct our ship towards OTT logistical and software development has enabled us to focus more on building a great product for fight fans everywhere.  With their unique market positioning, geographic location, and their 24 hour live support team, we are able to provide a top-notch product to our loyal and future customers and  have been receiving nothing but positive feedback since our soft app-release for our event this past July 24th.”


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