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Red Bee Media wraps up managed OTT deal with NLZIET

Ericsson-owned Red Bee Media has been contracted to deliver managed OTT services for live tv and video-on-demand platform NLZIET in the Netherlands.

NLZIET is a monthly subscription service with aggregated content from 22 linear channels, created by Dutch public broadcaster NPO in cooperation with RTL and Talpa Network, two of the largest commercial broadcasters in the Netherlands.

The contract follows the successful proof-of-concept of live streams of the UEFA Champions League in April and May 2019, where Red Bee Media delivered the content on a mix of platforms, including mobile devices and smart TV’s.

Niels Baas, Managing Director, NLZIET says: “Red Bee Media offers a complete OTT solution, where innovation, scalability and a flexible service model have been decisive for our choice of service provider. With this collaboration, NLZIET and Red Bee Media are jointly delivering a flexible, scalable and innovative OTT platform, with which we can offer our subscribers an improved viewing experience.”

Josbert van Rooijen, head of market area Benelux, Central & Eastern Europe at Red Bee Media added: “We are very proud to be able to deliver and develop a next-generation streaming service to Dutch audiences together with NLZIET. Our ambition is to create the best possible viewing experience, with high-quality streams and the best live OTT service on the market.”