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OTT aggregator Freecast taps 3SS for upgraded UX

US OTT aggregator Freecast has tapped technology provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) to provide its 3READY products to deliver a new user experience for its offering in the Americas.

Privately-owned FreeCast provides its customers with an all-OTT aggregated consumer platform called SelecTV, an offering aimed at the American market which acts as a virtual operator to bring together multiple streaming services, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and others with a unified UI/UX across multiple devices, one account with unified subscription management and a single monthly bill.

FreeCast has appointed 3SS to deploy 3READY as the foundation for a new UX unified across platforms and devices. 3READY will be integrated first to power streaming boxes and connected TV sets, followed by deployments for a range of consumer devices.

SelectTV is available on OTT devices including Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV, iOS and Android mobile devices, Samsung Tizen, LG webOS connected TVs and via the web. 3SS will co-define and co-design together with FreeCast based on its 3READY Design and Experience System and deliver the unified UX to cover all these devices.

FreeCast CEO William Mobley said: “We are excited to be working with 3SS, a widely acknowledged leader in advanced UX on a multitude of devices. We are confident that our subscribers, both existing and new, will be captivated by what is on track to be a world-class viewing experience.”

Kai-Christian Borchers, 3SS managing director, said: “We are very proud to be entrusted by FreeCast to deliver its next-gen UX, which aligns with our vision about the future of entertainment to create value by centralizing access to all content in one place.”