A+E Networks EMEA taps Amagi to expand FAST Footprint

FAST channel facilitator Amagi has teamed up with global broadcaster A+E Networks EMEA to distribute three FAST channels to leading platforms in the UK.

A+E Networks EMEA reaches audiences in over 100 countries, including the UK, Nordics, Central, and Eastern Europe. A+E has previously partnered with Amagi’s, deploying its cloud solutions for broadcast-grade playout and channel delivery in Europe.

The company extended its partnership with Amagi to ensure a smooth and successful expansion into FAST.

“Partnering with a market leader like Amagi meant we could rapidly and confidently navigate new workflows and technology to efficiently deliver high-impact brands to the most sought-after FAST platforms. Incorporating this into our existing linear ecosystem with Amagi was a real bonus,” said Matthew Westrup, SVP of operations, A+E Networks EMEA.

“We take great pride in being A+E Networks EMEA’s technology partner. By enabling their expansion into FAST, we will not only open a new viewership and revenue stream for them but also enrich the FAST ecosystem with superior content from one of the world’s leading broadcasters,” said Srinivasan KA, co-founder and chief revenue officer, Amagi.

Amagi delivers linear channels in over 40 countries worldwide. Among its clients are ABS-CBN, AccuWeather, A+E Networks UK, Cinedigm, Cox Media Group, Crackle Plus, Fremantle, Gannett, Gusto TV, NBCUniversal, Tastemade, The Roku Channel, Vice Media, and numerous other global companies.

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