Swisscom Broadcast and 24i team up for TVaaS offering

Aferian-owned video streaming technology outfit 24i has teamed up with Swisscom Broadcast, the media services arm of the Swiss telco, for the Swiss launch of FokusOnTV, 24i’s new TV as a Service (TVaaS) streaming offering.  The cloud-based FokusOnTV solution is a managed service built on 24i’s middleware. It will be offered as a pre-integrated solution […]

Steve Oetegenn appointed president of Americas for Amino & 24i

B2B video streaming solutions firm Aferian has announced the appointment of VideoTech Innovation Award-winning executive Steve Oetegenn as the president of the Americas.  Oetegenn, who has been a non-executive director at the company since January 2021, will also serve as the president of Aferian’s subsidiaries 24i and Amino. He will oversee strategic business development in […]

Telenor Sverige launches new Android TV STB with CommScope and 24i

Norwegian telco Telenor Sverige has partnered with CommScope to offer its customers a new Android TV-powered set-top box. The VIP5702W delivers UHD 4K video, and comes with dual-band selectable Wi-Fi. It also provides users with the full Android TV experience, with access to thousands of apps via the Google Play store. Hanna Idstam, manager TV […]

Aferian’s 24i acquires Peter Gabriel-backed AI recommendation specialist The Filter

Aferian and its video streaming subsidiary 24i have acquired AI video recommendation specialist The Filter. Aferian – formerly known as Amino – has acquired 100% of the share capital of Exabre Limited, which trades as The Filter. The company was co-founded by the musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and activist Peter Gabriel. The Filter’s customers […]

Aferian hires Neale Foster to replace 24i CEO Bergman

Aferian, the B2B video streaming technology company previously known as Amino Technologies, has announced that Joachim Bergman, the CEO of its 24i business unit, is to step down, to be replaced by former Access Europe CEO Neale Foster. Bergman will step down from his CEO role today, and from the board of directors of Aferian […]

Waoo picks 24i for Android TV custom launcher

Danish operator Waoo has partnered with 24i to launch its new generation of Android TV set top boxes. The dutch tech provider will add third party aggregated content and enhanced search functionality to the pay TV service.  Waoo has also rolled-out 24i’s Unified Search capabilities to all its devices. Users can now get integrated search […]

French cinema streamer Cinessance launches in the US and Canada

French film platform Cinessance has launched in France. The platform, which is launched in partnership with 24i, presents viewers with a catalogue of classic and modern French cinema. The streamer is available for US$6.99 per month, and offers films with subtitles in French and English along with pay-per-view options. Cinessance is available on iOS and […]

24i hires former Virgin Media director of operations Debbie Phillips

End-to-end video streaming tech provider 24i has announced the hire of Debbie Phillips as its chief operating officer. The appointment comes less than a month after the Aferian (formerly Amino Technologies) subsidiary announced the acquisition of Danish pay TV platform Nordija. Based in the UK, Phillips joins with over a decade of experience in the […]

Kabelnoord launches first smart TV app

Dutch pay TV operator Kabelnoord has announced the launch of its first smart TV app. The app will be launched using 24i’s Smart Apps and Smart Video products. The companies partnered first in 2018 on interactive services for its pay TV portfolio and on its turnkey solution. Following that successful launch, the OTT service is […]

24i announces purchase of Nordija

Amino Technologies’ streaming subsidiary 24i has announced the acquisition of Danish pay TV platform Nordija. Nordija’s advanced platform has been deployed by customers including Telenor Sweden, TET (formerly Lattelecom), Vodafone Iceland, T-Mobile Netherlands, Swisscom Broadcast, Waoo, Boingo Wireless, ZAP in sub-Saharan Africa and SETAR in the Caribbean. In total, the customer serves more than 2.5 […]