4KUNIVERSE SELECTS ACCEDO TO LAUNCH AMAZON FIRE TV 4K SVOD CHANNEL
LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 21, 2017 – 4KUNIVERSE (www.4kuniversenow.com), the first 24/7 4K Ultra HD general entertainment channel in North America, today announced the launch of its 4K Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service on Amazon Fire TV, created and powered by Accedo (http://www.accedo.tv/), the video experience pioneer.
4KUNIVERSE is available across linear, cable and satellite TV and multiple Over-The-Top (OTT) devices, offering around the clock Ultra HD TV series, movies, documentaries and sports all in 4K resolution.
“Keeping up with the demands of our expanding OTT community is key to us at 4KUNIVERSE. The scalability of Accedo’s cost-effective Videa solution offers flexibility as we grow our subscriber base and ensures a consistent, 4K Ultra HD video experience at all times. We’re excited to deliver 4KUNIVERSE to 4K TV owners nationwide via Amazon Fire TV,” explained Matthew Mancinelli, CEO, 4KUNIVERSE
Accedo’s Videa publishing platform enables 4KUNIVERSE to build and manage customised video applications, without the need for additional design or development. Content can be dynamically managed across all devices from one streamlined interface, offering unparalleled flexibility. With Videa, 4KUNIVERSE can quickly deliver content and UI changes to every supported device, with no need to rewrite code. Videa’s easy-to-use, responsive platform creates tailored video applications with rapid time to market and low costs.
“We’re thrilled to be working with 4KUNIVERSE”, commented David George, SVP North America, Accedo. “As the first channel of its kind, it’s hugely exciting to be contributing to its growth with Videa.”
The 4KUNIVERSE channel on Amazon’s Fire TV will be LIVE by May.
For more information on 4KUNIVERSE:
Official Website: http://www.4kuniversenow.com
Twitter Handle: @4KUNIVERSE_
4KUNIVERSE is the first 24/7 4K Ultra HD general entertainment channel in North America, offering picturesque TV series, action-packed movies, informative documentaries, LIVE sports and primetime programming all in stunning 4K resolution. The first-of-its-kind channel is available as linear television via cable/satellite and as streaming SVOD (subscription video on demand) across OTT apps. 4KUNIVERSE is the Official 4K Home of the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. For more information, please visit: www.4kuniversenow.com
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The company was founded in 2004 on a simple observation: emerging technologies will transform how people watch television and consume video, but video service providers will struggle to keep up with the complexities of the new landscape.
This insight led Accedo’s founders Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson to create a portfolio of experience-centric video solutions that: shorten time-to-market, improve operational agility and boost monetisation capabilities.
The company has grown 1000% in 5 years, with 2000 video experience deployments from 18 offices around the world.
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