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Salto selects Red Bee Media content management services

French SVOD SALTO has appointed media services company Red Bee Media for content management.

In particular, the streamer is relying on Red Bee to deliver Digital Asset Management (DAM), Post-Production for promotional material and Quality Check of assets being added to the platform. Red Bee has implemented a solution combining the company’s own cloud-based Media Gateway and a fit for purpose DAM-system from middle-ware provider Perfect Memory.

SALTO is the joint venture of France’s largest broadcast providers, TF1, France Télévisions and M6. It was reportedly at 200,000 subscribers at the end of January, and offers over 15,000 hours of content.

Red Bee is also delivering Quality Check services for assets being ingested in the system as well as Post-Production for promotional content, which includes editing, voice recording, mixing and media management.

Hugues Blondet, in charge of Digital Asset Management at SALTO, said: “Red Bee Media is a highly experienced and innovative provider of media services, internationally and in France, which made the choice easy when we were looking for a content management partner for SALTO. The managed services they provide enables efficient collaboration between all contributors to SALTO, which has proven instrumental to the launch and continued success of the platform. It was vital to have Red Bee as a partner in this project.”

Stéphane Grandvarlet, Head of Market Area Southern Europe, Red Bee, said: “We are proud to be a part of the launch of SALTO and the ongoing transformation of the French broadcasting industry. With SALTO, French audiences will get access to a catalogue of some of the best broadcasting content available in the country. We look forward to seeing the platform grow and to continue contributing to SALTO’s success.”