24i supports Philips Hue-owner Signify with new app

Video streaming technology outfit 24i has revealed it has supported Signify, the owner of the Philips Hue brand, with the creation of its new Philips Hue Sync TV App, which launched at CES 2023.  The Philips Hue Sync TV App synchronizes the colour of the lighting in a consumer’s room with the content they are […]

24i names David Brown as CTO

Video streaming technology company 24i, part of the Aferian group with sister company Amino Communications, has promoted David Brown to chief technology officer. As the newest member of the executive team, will be focused on developing the right technology and products to advance the video streaming user experience, increase engagement and reduce costs for customers, […]

Amino teams up with Agama for Android TV with analytics

Video technology company Amino and analytics and video service quality specialist Agama have teamed up to integrate the Amino Operator Ready Android TV solution with Agama Client Device Monitoring (CDM) for operators that want Android TV core capabilities, but with device lifecycle management and real-time insights on service quality and viewer experience. Maltese service provider GO […]

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 […]

Amino names new sales chief

Aferian-owned TV technology provider Amino has named Mike Tometzki as SVP of sales. Tometzki joins from Technicolor, where he was VP of sales responsible for Turkey and MEA markets, and with a most recent focus on UK and Ireland. Prior to that he worked at Kaon Media, Humax, Irdeto, and Pace, now part of CommScope. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Amino becomes Aferian, chair steps down

Amino Technologies has changed its name to Aferian and non-executive chair Karen Bach is to step down. The listed company said that the name change reflected the new strategy announced in February to become “a software-driven growth business” focused on viewing TV and video via any device. It said that the board had taken the […]