Massive teams up with ThinkAnalytics for AI-powered UX

OTT user experience specialist Massive has partnered with content discovery and viewer lifecycle management software provider ThinkAnalytics to launch of a new AI-powered UX solution for pay TV operators and OTT providers. The solution pairs Massive’s Axis user experience and content management platform with ThinkAnalytics’ AI and machine learning capabilities to deliver a new dynamic […]

Tata Sky taps ThinkAnalytics for recommendations

Indian pay TV and OTT TV provider Tata Sky is to roll out the ThinkAnalytics Recommendations Engine to its OTT users in the near future. ThinkAnalytics, which has development and support operations in Pune, India, will supply its AI-powered technology to enable Tata Sky’s subscribers to find content they want to watch. Tata Sky will […]

ThinkAnalytics makes senior hire for EMEA and Asia Pacific regions

ThinkAnalytics has appointed Deluxe Entertainment Services executive, Simon McGrath, as chief operating officer (COO) and senior vice president (SVP) of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific regions. McGrath has 30 years’ experience in the TV technology sector. He joins from Deluxe Entertainment Services where he was SVP of strategy and business […]

ThinkAnalytics appoints former Vubiquity exec as CEO

TV search and recommendation specialist ThinkAnalytics has appointed former Vubiquity executive Gabriel Berger as CEO. Berger has more than 20 years’ experience in the media and broadcast technology sector, most recently as executive vice president of sales and operations at Vubiquity prior to its sale to Amdocs. Before that he was senior vice-president of sales […]

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 […]