Amagi, a global SaaS leader in broadcast and streaming TV technology, has announced it is working with Little Dot Studios to help deliver its expansion into OTT and CTV platforms. Little Dot Studios, an award-winning digital content studio and broadcaster, is one of the largest distributors of premium television content on YouTube and is now distributing its linear streaming channels and AVOD to over 15 digital platforms. Little Dot Studios’ digital brands Timeline and Absolute History already generate more than 650,000 unique views a day with Timeline amassing 1.9m subscribers on YouTube alone.
Little Dot Studios has just launched four linear channels - Wonder, Real Stories, Real Families, and Timeline which are being distributed to audiences in the UK, US and Australia on Free Ad Supported Streaming TV (FAST) platforms such as Samsung TV Plus, Plex, and Netgem. The channel delivery is rapidly expanding to other streaming TV platforms and territories.
Little Dot Studios has been using Amagi’s award-winning CLOUDPORT cloud broadcast platform, to manage and distribute 24/7 broadcast-grade linear channels to streaming TV platforms. The broadcast workflow–ingest, scheduling, playout, and delivery can all be configured on the AWS cloud through a simple web UI from any remote location. Further, Amagi THUNDERSTORM Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI), helps facilitate the monetization of content across all the FAST platforms.
Richard Young, Director of Syndication, Little Dot Studios said: “Partnering with Amagi has enabled us to schedule and deliver our streaming channels supporting our international expansion on AVOD platforms”.
Srinivasan KA, co-founder, Amagi, said: “Little Dot Studios joins our prestigious list of 400+ channels, bringing premium factual entertainment content to FAST platforms worldwide. We look forward to supporting their continued global roll out”.
Over the last year, Amagi has enabled linear channel creation, distribution and monetization for 150+ streaming TV channels, primarily in the US and UK. Amagi has forged deep technical partnerships with leading FAST platforms including Samsung TV Plus, The Roku Channel, Xumo, Pluto TV, STIRR, VIZIO, Redbox, Plex, and Sling TV and more.
Overall, Amagi manages 400+ channels, with deliveries in more than 40 countries. The company has a state-of-the-art cloud broadcast operations center that can support 1000+ live linear channels. Amagi clients include A+E Networks UK, beIN Sports, CuriosityStream, Discovery Networks, Fox Networks, IMG, MGM, NBCUniversal, People TV, Tastemade, Tegna, VENN, Vice Media, and Warner Media, among others.
For more information about Amagi and its streaming TV solutions, visit www.amagi.com.
About Little Dot Studios (www.littledotstudios.com)
Little Dot Studios is an award-winning digital content agency and media network. Specialising in creating meaningful connections between premium content and digital audiences; realising potential in every story.
Born for the digital entertainment era and made up of over 300 digital experts across UK, US, Germany and Asia, Little Dot works with the world’s most recognised TV, sports and consumer brands, creating content for more than 500 YouTube channels globally and delivering 6 billion views per month.
Little Dot Studios runs its digital broadcast network of more than thirty channels across social platforms and OTT video on-demand services; licensing over 15,000 hours of hand-picked long-form content and watched by over 400 million viewers in 2020.
Little Dot Studios also owns sports-focused production studio WING, as well as broadcaster Dan Snow’s History Hit podcast network and SVOD service.
Little Dot Studios is an All3Media company.
About Amagi (www.amagi.com)
Amagi is a next-gen media tech company that provides cloud broadcast and streaming TV solutions to TV networks, content owners and streaming TV platforms. Amagi enables content owners to launch, distribute and monetize live linear channels on Free-Ad-Supported TV and SVOD platforms. Amagi also offers 24x7 cloud managed services bringing simplicity, advanced automation, and transparency to the entire broadcast operations for traditional TV networks. Amagi delivers 400+ channels with deployments in over 40 countries. Amagi has offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, New Delhi and Bangalore.
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