Utrecht, Netherlands & Johannesburg, South Africa— On the heels of its South African office’s 1st Anniversary, ODMedia Group, is pleased to announce its new partnership with MediaCloud Networks. The exclusive agreement will expand the company’s services by setting up an official content aggregation and processing hub in the South African region to service Netflix over-flow requirements.
Jane Raggett, head of ODMedia South Africa added: “By teaming with MediaCloud, we can ensure Netflix, through our expertise, has a local hub in the territory. We can meet their high demanding requirements, which is always our top priority for our clients.”
Founded in 2004, ODMedia Group has strategic partnerships with all the global OTT platforms, won the award of Netflix Preferred Fulfillment Partner of the Year 2019 – EMEA (high volume) , and has been awarded ‘preferred partner’ status by iTunes, thus recognizing its ability to provide the best delivery services in the world. In addition to offering the full range of the awarded technical-delivery services and content aggregation, ODMedia Group is also the winner of the VideoTech Innovation Awards 2019.
“We are excited to work with ODMedia Group in providing support and assistance to ensure a safe, reliable and robust infrastructure is in place in order to receive, transfer and process content for Netflix,” said Marc Eckstein, managing director MediaCloud TV.
ODMedia Group, the Dutch content services, aggregation and processing company for on-demand media, has been rapidly expanding to meet the evolving needs of its clients worldwide. ODMedia provides a one-stop solution which makes sure your content is in the right format, in the right place, at the right time. We connect content owners and platforms to deliver content to viewers on any screen around the world. We take care of all different technical requirements, which allows you to focus on your core activities. We offer services covering the entire video content lifecycle; from the creation of a Digital Cinema Package to the technical delivery to OTT platforms and broadcasters.
About ODMedia Group:
With its headquarters in the heart of the Netherlands and offices in Spain, Nordics, Germany, United Kingdom, South-Africa, Poland and Belgium, ODMedia Group is a leading provider of digital media & aggregation services and has strategic partnerships with all major global OTT platforms. ODMedia Group has been awarded ‘preferred partner’ status by iTunes and is a Netflix Preferred Fulfillment Partner, recognising its ability to provide one of the lowest redelivery rates.
In addition to offering the full range of technical-delivery services, ODMedia Group acts as an aggregator for all global OTT platforms, providing digital-rights management, monetization, design, target audience development and cross-promotion. It also manages linear and non-linear channel playout for TVOD, SVOD and AVOD.
About MediaCloud Networks:
MediaCloud is an internet, telecoms and cloud services provider to the South African Film, Television and Media industries. The company was established 11-years ago and it has built up a proven track record over this time. Its solutions-based approach to customer, combined with an unrivalled industry knowledge and expertise in understanding the workflows, technical requirements and challenges faced by these industries, have enabled MediaCloud to provide unique and creative products and services to its customers. The company’s connectivity solutions are underpinned and supported by access to a high-speed performance network, which enables customer to move their content at lightning speed, globally.
MediaCloud has a point of presence (POP) at all of South Africa’s key broadcasters and provide services to a number of blue-chip media organisations, post production houses, advertising agencies and facilities around the country.