15 JUN 2023

OTTera and Nextologies sealed a deal to empower linear channels to go FAST

OTTera will spearhead the monetization capabilities for Nextologies’ clients: broadcast channels that want to become FAST channels, with its BroadFAST™ product.

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OTTera and Nextologies have joined forces in a strategic alliance with the aims to revolutionize the FAST space by streamlining the delivery and distribution of broadcast channels to reach prominent FAST platforms.

Nextologies is a world leader in signal acquisition, processing and delivering more than 6,000 linear and OTT television feeds worldwide. In this exclusive partnership, OTTera will spearhead the monetization capabilities for Nextologies’ clients: broadcast channels that want to become FAST channels, with its BroadFAST™ product. This partnership will empower both companies’ clientele to further monetize their existing channels in the rapidly growing FAST segment. It will also empower viewers worldwide to access a diverse range of domestic and international programming, encompassing live, news, sports, entertainment, and more.

By leveraging Nextologies’ technology and global infrastructure, along with OTTera’s BroadFAST™ technology for channel monetization, we’re giving our clients the ability to monetize their existing services without incurring excessive costs,” says Sasha Zivanovic, CEO of Nextologies. “We’re adding additional technology to our software stack to create a one-stop shop that makes it easier and faster for channels to take advantage of the FAST path.”

“Get ready to witness a game-changing collaboration that will revolutionize the global adoption of FAST channels,” says Stephen L. Hodge, CEO of OTTera.By combining the unparalleled strength of Nextologies' technology and infrastructure with OTTera's unbeatable distribution, delivery, and monetization capabilities, we are on the cusp of transforming the FAST and AVOD industry in a way never imagined before.”

NEW AGREEMENT
OTTera is partnering with KIDZ BOP to bring the KIDZ BOP+ app and the 24/7 KIDZ BOP TV linear FAST channel to kids and families worldwide.

KIDZ BOP+ is the ultimate destination for KIDZ BOP fans, featuring hours of music videos as well as exclusive bonus content from the KIDZ BOP Kids including: vlogs, behind the scenes content, challenge videos, tutorials on how to be a KIDZ BOP Kid, and more.

"Having enjoyed the music of KIDZ BOP as a kid myself, it's incredibly exciting to partner with them now and help in expanding their global reach through their KIDZ BOP+ app and FAST channel,” says Jordan Warkol, VP Business Development OTTera.