ORLANDO, Florida, September 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Viva Entertainment Group, Inc (OTC MARKETS: OTTV), a global entertainment and technology company connecting content owners and video distributors to deliver premium content on any smart device, is pleased to announce a new TVOD content deal via its joint venture with Oi2 Media Corp, "Oi2 TV" featuring premier Hollywood studio content from strategic partner FilmOn TV, for its video-on-demand service. The partnership will substantially extend the new release content available to users of the ground-breaking satellite-based TVOD entertainment service.
The new VIVA OTT offering, scheduled to launch in October 2016, is a unique system combining an entertainment hub, streaming live TV, VOD, alongside Radio, and a social media and videophone, all in one. "We have built a tremendous OTT platform, with tier one content, and are gearing up for the availability of our mobile app release on IOS and Android. Consumers will be able to access all their favorite entertainment content via our new web based portal as well through our mobile app" said VIVA Founder & CEO, Johnny Falcones.
Viva's joint venture partner, Oi2 via its strategic content partnership with FilmOn TV, will provide VIVA with a fully outsourced TVOD and SVOD service including content acquisition, scheduling, and processing as well as marketing support. The importance of this content partnership is that it brings in relationships with all the Hollywood studios, large independents, and a wealth of boutique content providers. This enables operators the ability to provide customers with a wide range of premium movies, TV series and documentaries, as well as family entertainment, and a library of well-loved recently released and classic films.
Mr. Falcones added, "We're extremely pleased to offer consumers additional content on our OTT service and this new deal significantly adds to the huge range of outstanding films already available. Working with Oi2 and its content partnership with FilmOn, we've now secured many exciting new releases. Our Oi2 content agreement will bring outstanding entertainment within the reach of every home."
"VIVA is a truly pioneering a unique entertainment service. It sets new standards in integrated technology, combining connectivity and home automation with entertainment services" stated Anthony Hernandez, CEO Oi2 Media. "In my view it clearly signals the direction of travel for services in emerging markets. The appetite for streaming services is growing rapidly and customers rightly expect to be able to access the latest Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed TV series whenever and wherever it suits them. Oi2's strategic relationship with FilmOn allows our joint venture OTT offering with Viva, to gain access to premium content that meets consumers' demand to watch video content on their own terms. We're excited to enter the next phase of this partnership with VIVA and look to initiate sales, marketing and advertising efforts on a National level throughout all our channels including approximately 2000 radio stations across the country commencing in October," concluded Mr. Hernandez.
About VIVA Entertainment Group, Inc.
VIVA Entertainment Group, Inc. is a global entertainment and technology company connecting content owners and video distributors to deliver premium content on any smart device, and any television. Viva has developed an OTT system through which television services are delivered using the Internet protocol suite over a network such as the Internet, instead of being delivered through traditional terrestrial, satellite signal and cable television formats. Viva, your entertainment partner, provides subscribers access to the content they want anywhere, anytime. With a WiFi connection our customers can watch Live TV from around the world, TV shows, as well as movies on demand, Tele-video conference and many other interactive features. Independent and Major film studios, television networks, Telecoms, Cable Companies, and emerging ISPS partner with Viva for enhanced capabilities in multi platform video distribution. The only true end-to-end provider of premium content technology services, VIVA looks to license and deliver to traditional and OTT video distributors across the world. VIVA is a publicly traded company under the stock symbol OTTV. Viva Entertainment's web site can be found at http://www.vivagroup.tv
About Oi2 Media
Oi2 Media Corp is a leading content and software services provider to the audio and video marketplace in the U.S. with a growing presence globally via a network of 1,700+ radio affiliations, 1,000+ unique radio stations, over 2,000+ pure-play digital online stations, and a territorial footprint in over 26 countries. Some of its distribution partnerships include, Univision Radio, iHeart Media, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, FilmOn, Viva Entertainment Group, and many more. Oi2 currently operates in the radio content syndication, mobile media, and OTT business. For more information: http://www.Oi2networks.com
About FOTV Media Networks, Inc.
FOTV Media Networks, Inc. is made up of FilmOn TV Networks, CinemaNow, OVGuide and Hologram FOTV Productions. FilmOn TV, founded in 2006, is a leading IPTV company with over 70 million monthly unique users from around the globe who access 800+ channels containing licensed, wholly owned, and original content across the genres of news, sports, movies, music, food, travel and more. It also offers social television, premium first tier movies, and over 45,000 VODs. FilmOn TV is also an Independent TV Broadcaster broadcasting via Dish Network. The premium transactional video on demand platform CinemaNow has deals with all major studios and broadcasters. Hologram FOTV Productions produces entertainment content with the holograms of superstars such as Whitney Houston, Billie Holliday and Buddy Holly. FOTV is based in Beverly Hills, CA. For more information please visit http://fotv.filmon.com.
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