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Amagi deepens relationship with Blue Ant Media

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced that Blue Ant Media is partnering with Amagi for channel delivery in the US market. Blue Ant Media has deployed Amagi’s award-winning cloud-based channel playout solution, Amagi CLOUDPORT, for rapidly spinning up new channels and delivering them to multiple Free […]

October 19, 2021

Amagi’s FAST solution amplifies Rakuten TV channel offer

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has strengthened its partnership with Rakuten TV, one of the leading VoD platforms in Europe, for channel distribution and monetization. Rakuten TV is the first VoD platform in Europe combining Transactional Video-On-Demand (TVOD), Advertising Video-On-Demand (AVOD), Free Ad Supported Streaming TV (FAST), […]

September 14, 2021

Amagi secures over $100m to accelerate cloud-led innovations

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced that Accel, Avataar Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, and existing investor Premji Invest have collectively invested over $100 million in the company. The venture funds have bought out the stake held by Emerald Media (an investment platform backed by KKR) and […]

September 10, 2021

Amagi on upward trajectory; records 18% growth QoQ

Amagi, the global leader in SaaS for broadcast and streaming TV on the cloud, has announced a sequential growth of 18% in revenue in the quarter ending June 2021, amid strong global demand for CTV-led Free Ad Supported Streaming TV solutions. The company’s revenue in the quarter grew 110 per cent in comparison to that […]

August 5, 2021

Vice goes stream only, lines up IPO

Vice Media has launched a free online television channel available on the Roku platform in the US this week, as it markets an IPO to refinance some of the funding taken from TPG private equity in 2017 when it was valued at $5.7 billion (€4.7bn) – it is now hoping for a value of $3 […]

May 11, 2021

Vice abandoning Europe?

Youth-focussed TV and media business Vice Media is slashing costs in Europe which could also see the end of its TV channels. A report in the Sunday Telegraph said that its relationship with Virgin Media is also ending having failed to reach terms with Virgin over carriage of the channel. However, the report comes only […]

July 20, 2020By Chris Forrester