OVP Kaltura lands deal to develop Fox Network Group platform

LAS VEGAS - Fox Digital Media has selected open source online video platform Kaltura as the backbone of its new video asset management platform. Fox is planning to centralize its video assets across nearly all the Fox Networks Group properties, including Fox Broadcasting Company and Fox Sports, and cable networks SPEED, FX, Fuel TV, and Big Ten Network. The video platform will also serve as a key component for FNG's authenticated broadband video, or "TV Everywhere" initiatives.

Kaltura and Fox Digital Media will work to co-develop and customize a proprietary video platform using Kaltura's core platform.

The platform will address the backend workflow needs of FNG's online video, including ingestion, transcoding, metadata collection, asset management, distribution, delivery, publishing, authentication, monetization, and analytics.  

"We conducted a very extensive search for the right platform on which to build our broadband video system, and Kaltura's open-source offering clearly stood out in its ability to provide unparalleled modularity, flexibility, freedom, and control, as well as a robust feature set that is fueled by the unmatched pace of innovation of a large global developer community," said Jon Cody, SVP of Digital Media for Fox Networks Group. 

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