ThinkAnalytics expands team in EMEA and Russia

TV search and recommendations specialist ThinkAnalytics has made two executive hires to expand its team in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) regions. Chris Gibbs has joined as vice-president of sales and business development, EMEA based in London. Gibbs has 25 years’ experience in the […]

Iskon taps ThinkAnalytics for content recommendation

Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom’s youth-skewing internet service provider Iskon has tapped ThinkAnalytics to provide content recommendation for its new-look service. The latest version of is now live and features a new set-top box UI from middleware vendor Beenius, which is integrated with the ThinkAnalytics recommendations Engine. According to the recommendation software provider, the […]

ThinkAnalytics reports strong full-year performance

Search and recommendations specialist, ThinkAnalytics, said it now has more than 220 million global subscribers under contract after reporting record results. The private, employee-owned company – which provides a search and recommendations engine to pay TV and OTT providers – said its turnover was up 25% and profits were up 30% year-on-year for the 12 […]

ThinkAnalytics names India business development chief

Search and recommendation specialist ThinkAnalytics has Samir Narsiker as vice-president to head up business development activities in India and neighbouring countries. ThinkAnalytics already has a development centre in Pune, India. Based out of Mumbai, Narsiker will report to Alan Dishington, senior vice-president, APAC region, based in Singapore. Prior to joining ThinkAnalytics, Narisker was director of […]

ThinkAnalytics appoints former Cisco exec McGeechan

Search and recommendations specialist ThinkAnalytics has appointed former Cisco executive Stuart McGeechan as senior vice-president of services and operations. McGeechan will lead efforts to strengthen the adoption and support of ThinkAnalytics’ technology worldwide and joins having previously spent 20 years at NDS and Cisco. Most recently he was vice-president, custom engineering at Cisco International. Prior […]

ThinkAnalytics claims viewing increases

ThinkAnalytics claims its multiplatform TV search and recommendations engine has driven viewing increases of between 20-50% among subscribers in households where it has been deployed. In an internal study, which compared the impact of using ThinkAnalytics to recommend live TV and VOD content with editorial recommendations, the company claimed that personalised recommendations are “two to […]

ThinkAnalytics names Lat-Am sales chief

Search and recommendation specialist ThinkAnalytics has named Rick Schiavinato as Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Latin America, where he will be responsible for leading sales and marketing. Schiavinato, who holds both US and Brazilian citizenship, previously worked in business development for Genesis Networks following four years based in São Paulo as the Brazil country […]

ThinkAnalytics hits 20 million OTT users

TV search and recommendations specialist, ThinkAnalytics, now serves more than 20 million over-the-top subscribers, after doubling its global subscriber base in the past year. Announcing the milestone figure, ThinkAnalytics said that its rapid growth in the OTT market follows contract wins with a “substantial number of OTT providers.” Its customers in this space include Viaplay, […]

ThinkAnalytics claims strong growth in 2014

TV search and recommendations firm ThinkAnalytics claims that more than 150 million subscribers now benefit from its technology after winning “several major new OTT contracts in North America and Europe” last year. The firm signed up new customers last year including Fox, Sony, Sunrise, Get and Viaplay, and has now seen Liberty Global roll out […]

ThinkAnalytics unveils MyThinkTV user interface

TV search and recommendations firm ThinkAnalytics is due to unveil a new concept user interface called MyThinkTV at IBC.  The concept UI supports all ThinkAnalytics’ personalised recommendations techniques and can be used to browse linear and VOD content, the firm said. MyThinkTV supports features including: social integration with services like Twitter; image, clip and trailer […]