Amagi takes Cloudport to Google Cloud Marketplace

Cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV provider Amagi has announced the general availability of its cloud playout product, Amagi Cloudport, on Google Cloud Marketplace. Amagi said that the move enhanced its SaaS offerings to customers by combining the advantages of its live and on-demand video infrastructure services with Google Cloud’s solutions.  The outfit […]

Banijay picks Amagi to boost FAST strategy

TV producer Banijay has announced a partnership with Amagi to broaden its streaming strategy. The partnership between Banijay Rights, the company’s distribution arm, and Amagi will drive the producer’s FAST strategy worldwide, with Amagi facilitating the creation of channels on platforms including Samsung TV Plus, The Roku Channel, Freevee and LG Channels. Banijay’s content library […]

Amagi names new marketing chief

Broadcast and connected TV software-as-a-service specialist Amagi has named Marco Di Giacomo as its chief marketing officer. Di Giacomo has more than 25 years of experience across the technology industry, having held executive roles in engineering, marketing, product, and P&L roles in organizations such as IBM, Bain, McKinsey, Microsoft, Cisco, Atlassian, Evernote and Verizon, where […]

Tennis Channel launches T2 FAST channel on Samsung TV Plus

Tennis Channel has partnered with Amagi to launch a new FAST channel dubbed T2. The channel, which will operate 24-hours a day, is available on Samsung TV Plus, and provides viewers with an insight into both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle. Tennis Channel is utilising Amagi’s Cloudport cloud-based channel playout platform, while also leveraging […]

Amagi secures US$95m in new funding, taking valuation to over US$1bn

Cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast specialist Amagi has secured US$95 million in new funding in a round led by Accel with participation from existing investors Norwest Venture Partners and Avataar Ventures. This latest investment brings Amagi’s valuation to more than US$1 billion, making it one of the highest-valued media tech companies. The company, which supports […]

Thema picks Amagi for FAST distribution

SaaS leader Amagi has been selected by pay TV channel distributor Thema to distribute channels across international FAST platforms. Thema’s business is made up of more than 180 channels across EMEA and North America. The company will utilise the broadcast-grade channel playout platform, Amagi CLOUDPORT, and the lightweight content scheduling platform, Amagi PLANNER, for media […]

Thema taps Amagi for growth in FAST world

Canal+ Group-owned channel distributor Thema has signed up with software-as-a-service for cloud-based broadcast and connected TV specialist Amagi to distribute channels across FAST platforms around the world. Thema’s FAST activity includes two in-house Fast channels Vive Kanal D Drama and Wanna See TV. Thema will use the channel playout platform Amagi Cloudport and the lightweight content […]

Video Solutions AG picks Amagi for pair of channel launches

Watch4 operator Video Solutions AG has partnered with SaaS tech provider Amagi to launch, distribute and monetise two AVOD channels. The channels will be available on Samsung TV Plus, LG, Phillips, TCL, and Xiaomi, with one in Germany and one in the UK. Amagi will support the launch via Cloudport and Thunderstorm, its premier tech […]

Amagi and Alchimie partner for AVOD distribution

SaaS provider Amagi has announced a partnership with video content aggregator and distributor Alchimie for AVOD distribution.  Amagi is distributing 23 of Alchimie’s channels to Rakuten TV and to Samsung TV Plus in 5 European countries – France, Spain, UK, Italy, and Germany.  Alchimie will use the Amagi Cloudport channel playout platform and the lightweight […]

Xiaomi to expand linear TV service

Smartphone brand Xiaomi is taking its linear and on-demand TV service global in a partnership with Amagi. Xiaomi has chosen Amagi to be its partner for linear TV and Video-On-Demand distribution, along with ad monetisation services. In the partnership Amagi would manage the workflows of multiple streaming TV channels and other Video-On-Demand assets for Xiaomi […]

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