Crackle Plus partners with Amagi for FAST distribution

AVOD operator Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has announced a partnership between Crackle Plus and Amagi to power the linear channel experience for Crackle, Popcornflix and other channels on its growing list of Free Ad-Supported TV (FAST) platforms. The channels will be available at launch on platforms like Plex and VIZIO Watch Free, with […]

Amagi sees big boost from cloud adoption in year of COVID-19

Cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and streaming specialist Amagi has said it registered year-on-year quarterly growth of 120% for the quarter ending September 2020. The company now supports more than 400 channels on its platform for a variety of services including linear channel creation, distribution and monetization. Amagi said the surge in cloud adoption by […]

Vice TV moves to Amagi cloud

Vice Media’s Vice TV network has migrated its UK and French channels to Amagi’s virtual cloud playout platform. The move means that all international services of Vice TV channels covering APAC and EMEA are now fully managed by Amagi. For Vice TV, Amagi deployed Cloudport, its cloud-based channel playout platform. Using the Amagi cloud platform […]

A+E Networks UK taps Amagi, AWS to migrate playout to the cloud

A+E Networks UK has turned to broadcast and streaming technology provider Amagi to migrate playout and service delivery for its entire bouquet of 30 channels in Europe to Amagi’s cloud platform running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The channels consist of 23 from A+E Networks UK, based in London and seven from A+E Networks Italia […]

Insight TV announces tech deal with Amagi

UHD broadcaster Insight TV has announced a partnership with cloud-based tech vendor Amagi.  Amagi manages 250 channels in more than 40 countries. Its clients include Turner Broadcasting, Discovery and PBS America. The partnership sees Insight’s three newly launched OTT channels – Insight TV Lifestyle, InWonder and InTrouble – transition to the Amagi cloud platform. The […]

The Young Turks taps Amagi for YouTube TV channel launch

The Young Turks Network (TYT) tapped Amagi for the launch its linear TV channel and accompanying VOD service on YouTube TV in the US. Amagi offers cloud-based managed services for TV and OTT networks and TYT used Amagi’s Skylight service for the May launch of the YTY Network on the subscription YouTube TV service. “In […]

Amagi appoints new CEO

Cloud-managed broadcast services company Amagi has appointed former Encompass, Ascent Media, Bharti Airtel and BT executive, Deepakjit Singh, as its new CEO. Singh has more than 30 years of experience in broadcast technology and will work to grow Amagi, particularly in the US where it launched in late 2017. “Globally, there is a huge void […]

Amagi to mark international launch at IBC

Cloud-based broadcast infrastructure provider Amagi will make its international debut at IBC next month with the launch of next generation services for broadcasters and content owners.
 Amagi uses the cloud to change the way TV networks distribute their content. Its transmission infrastructure can use secure private clouds to push and store content ahead of time […]