NEW YORK, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ContentPort, Inc., a leader in international content distribution and MBC America, the US subsidiary of South Korea's leading broadcaster, MBC, today announced that MBC America's premium television services will be distributed via ContentPort's OTT platform to subscribers throughout North, Central and South America.
The MBC services---MBC America, MBC's flagship channel; MBC Drama HD, the only 24/7, Korean HD service available internationally; and MStoreBuy, MBC's Home Shopping service--will launch on ContentPort's end to end, fully localized OTT platform.
The ContentPort platform has an advanced interface, allowing one touch selection of live and on demand content. Catch Up TV provides automatic recording of 14 continuous days of aired content while nPVR allows viewers to curate their own video libraries. The App provides personalized suggestions via recommendation engines and features Mail Messaging and home country time and weather. The SMS provides flexible subscriber ordering and updates to programming, payments and personal information in secure environments.
The ContentPort platform addresses Apple (iOS) and Android tablets, smartphone and TV devices, Samsung, LG and Sony Smart TVs, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Macs, PCs and other devices.
The MBC Package is sold month-to-month for $13.99, preceded by a free first month trial. The system allows unlimited App downloads and includes 2 concurrent streams. Two additional streams can be purchased for $1.99/month.
Speaking about the launch, Nahee Kim, Managing Director, MBC America said: "We are delighted to be expanding our business with ContentPort. ContentPort has been a valuable partner in helping successfully distribute our channels to MSOs and we expect our business to grow with them significantly via their highly advanced OTT platform."
Commented Marvin M Berchin, CEO, ContentPort: "We are excited to bring MBC's content to viewers in new ways. We think our full service platform establishes innovative, highly enjoyable ways for viewers to watch content wherever and whenever they wish."
ContentPort's OTT platform provides international programmers with a high end, cost effective, one stop shop to expand viewership and reach customers worldwide. www.cport.tv
About MBC America
MBC America is a subsidiary of Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), one of South Korea's most successful broadcasters. MBC America provides award-winning content to viewers on DirecTV, US cable and telco operators and through mobile applications, Smart TVs, and other new technologies. www.mbc-america.com
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SOURCE ContentPort, Inc.