MX1 and Minerva Networks join forces to promote next-gen OTT TV services

At 2019 NAB Show, MX1 has announced its partnership with Minerva Networks, an online video platform (OVP) provider. The integration of Minerva market platform with the MX1 content management services and global delivery infrastructure will help its clients (broadcasters, media companies, mobile service providers, ISPs or pay TV operators) to launch flexible and scalable OTT services “quickly and cost effectively”, according to the press release.

Some of the benefits of Minerva OVP are the support of video services such as video-on-demand, live TV, personal video recording, catch-up TV, pause of live TV and restart TV; or its set of “relevant” analytics data. MX1 provides the management of the OTT content workflow and service delivery, including operations and 24/7 monitoring.

Mauro Bonomi, CEO of Minerva Networks, talks about the deal: “In partnership with MX1, we are redefining the way large-scale OTT video services can be efficiently created, launched, and operated. The combination of our management platform with MX1’s proven media processing services and delivery infrastructure provides a comprehensive solution for the delivery of engaging entertainment experiences on a variety of connected devices.”

“Consumers are looking for compelling services that allow them to enjoy a variety of live, time-shifted, and on-demand video content anywhere and on any screen. In partnership with Minerva, we have assembled a best-of-breed turnkey solution for operators to quickly and cost-effectively deploy next-generation multiscreen services. Our global OTT TV Cloud Service will enable broadcasters, media companies, and operators worldwide to better monetize their content” adds Daniel Kiessling, senior product manager at MX1.