ROME, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- iKO Media Group, a global end-to-end service provider for broadcasters and content owners, announces a new major distribution deal with the leading fashion channel, WFC, distributing content globally, further positioning the company as a leading global distribution solutions provider.
iKO Media Group's full service philosophy is designed to meet all the difficult challenges and complexities of multi-continent distribution addressing multiple requirements from its customers. For the World Fashion Channel, iKO launched the channel on Hotbird in HD format, to be distributed to audiences across Europe and MENA. As part of the full service package, iKO also provided full production and global live transmission of WFC's major launch event called "WFC Winter Holidays," which was held mid-January 2019 in Courchevel in the French Alps.
"This is another major step for us as a global player in the distribution arena. Our solutions and services, dedicated service mindset and expertise in global distribution are assets to major networks around the world, and working with WFC is another example of that" - Rami Goldberg, VP Sales EMEA at iKO Media Group.
"Combining production and live event services with our full time solutions is part of our expertise and a major added-value we bring to our customers around the world," added Orr Ariel, VP Global Sports and Events at iKO Media Group.
"A boutique company like iKO was exactly what we needed to make every aspect of this launch a success. The team at iKO is one hundred percent dedicated and always ready with creative solutions and an overflow of expertise to ensure everything – from the technical aspects of the channel distribution, to the launch event itself – was smooth and seamless" - Kirill Bondarenko, CEO, World Fashion Channel.
About World Fashion Channel
World Fashion Channel is an international satellite and cable TV channel about fashion, lifestyle and celebrities. WFC broadcasts around the world and has two versions. International version broadcasts in Europe, USA, the Middle East, the Russian Federation, CIS and Baltic countries; has more than 23 million viewers.
Russian Version broadcasts in the Russian Federation, CIS, Baltic countries and neighboring countries (Mongolia, China, Japan, Middle East) and has more than 30 million viewers. The content consists of the latest news and events of the fashion world, fashion and beauty trends, fashion weeks reports, documentaries about designers and best fashion shows. World Fashion Channel teams work at New York, London, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks. World Fashion Channel acts as a media partner at international film and art festivals. More than 50 million viewers around the world watch World Fashion Channel.
For more information: www.wfc.tv
About iKO Media Group
iKO Media Group is a boutique end-to-end media service partner for broadcasters and content owners. They provide tailor-made solutions focused on customer needs through dedicated service to a wide range of global and local networks. iKOMG differs from other service providers thanks to a holistic approach and a keen ability to offer the best SLA for mid-size networks.
This approach allows iKOMG to deliver effective solutions customized to specific budgets and requirements without compromising on quality of service. As a trusted partner to dozens of global and local networks, iKOMG is identified with expert knowledge, dedicated service and professionalism. iKOMG is committed to operating its business with the goal of creating value for all stakeholders. The company's sustainability strategy focuses on social, environmental, and economic responsibility.
For more information, visit www.ikomg.com/news
SOURCE iKO Media Group