NBC Olympics Taps Avail-TVN To Support Comprehensive Multi-platform Olympics Coverage
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Avail-TVN, the leading digital media services company, today announced that it has partnered with NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, to support the delivery of the largest volume of Video On Demand content ever provided to NBC Olympics Distribution Partners by NBC Olympics.
"With marquee content like the Olympics, we will rely on Avail-TVN's digital media network expertise to publish and syndicate the largest volume of Olympic VOD content we have ever made available around the Olympic Games to our participating Multichannel Video Programming Distribution partners," said Rick Cordella, VP and GM, NBC Sports Digital.
Avail-TVN will provide a wide array of services, including broadcast signal acquisition and file capture, C3 watermark verification, support various file formats, dynamic asset management, and distribution of the content. In participating systems, subscribers will be able to access Olympic highlights and full-event replays on demand just hours after it occurs live from London. Avail-TVN will also provide authentication services to select Operators to enable access for content available on NBCOlympics.com.
"NBC is undertaking the most ambitious Olympics coverage to-date across a variety of STBs, and we're thrilled to contribute our unique tools and services in support of that," said Jim Riley, chief revenue officer at Avail-TVN. "We will leverage our multiplatform ADONISS and AnyView™ systems in support of NBC Olympics' pre-Games content including Athlete Profiles and Event Trials, as well as the best of London 2012 Olympics events - for the hundreds of MPVDs across North America."
Avail-TVN is the largest independent provider of digital video services in North America. Working with both service providers and content owners, Avail-TVN is focused on providing its global customer base solutions that simplify content management and distribution, and enable the monetization of content. The company applies its managed service approach, powered by proprietary technology, to the areas of video-on-demand, linear content delivery, TV Everywhere, advanced advertising and data services. For more information, please visit http://www.avail-tvn.com.