thePlatform Scores in Canada, Australia

March 31, 2015
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) subsidiary thePlatform has scored two customer wins in Canada and Australia with shomi and Stan ...
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) subsidiary thePlatform has scored two customer wins in Canada and Australia with shomi and Stan, respectively.

thePlatform is providing back-end video management services for shomi, a subscription VOD service launched in Canada late last year. shomi is a joint venture owned equally by Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI) and Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B).

In Australia, thePlatform has been selected by subscription VOD service Stan, a joint venture between Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media.

Both deployments include thePlatform's cloud-based mpx video management system, which is designed for workflow management of video ingest; metadata management; subscriber management and viewing rights enforcement; and automated publishing across device and video player profiles.