AZ Medien taps Kaltura for online channels

az medien onlineSwiss media company AZ Medien has chosen online video platform provider Kaltura to provide the platform for its portfolio of online TV channels, news portals, and specialist online magazines.

Kaltura’s platform is supporting news portals including Aargauer Zeitung, Basel, Solothurner Zeitung, and Oltner Tagblatt online TV channels TeleZüri and Tele M1, and the cooking magazine AZ Medien’s other digital channels and portals will follow suit over the next few weeks.

“We chose Kaltura because of its incredibly fast HTML5 player, as well as the platform’s flexibility and scalability. It took no time at all to integrate Kaltura’s platform into our various websites and we are already delivering a superior experience to consumers,” stated André Zeiger, Head of Product Management Special Interest-Sites at AZ Medien.

“The reaction from our editors has been positive because they now have access to a range of intuitive tools for creating and uploading videos, as well as the ability to centrally manage content in a structured way. This significantly streamlines the whole process and boosts productivity.”