Funbox Goes OTT With Brightcove OTT Flow X, Powered by Accedo

Popular Vietnamese VOD Service Aims To Add One Million New Fans Using OTT Flow X

Stockholm, Sweden. September 6 2018. Accedo, the video experience pioneer, and Brightcove, the leading provider of cloud services for video, today announced that one of Vietnam’s most popular VOD services, Funbox, aims to add one million new users when it launches on iOS, Android, Web, Roku devices and Smart TVs in 2019.

Funbox, which currently has over four million daily views on YouTube, offers popular entertainment, such as singing competitions and comedy and lifestyle programs, to a loyal fan base in Vietnam and abroad.

“Accedo really understands our business needs and the challenges we face in creating a compelling video experience which scales to multiple devices and operating platforms,” said Minh Thien, CEO of Funbox . “Using Brightcove OTT Flow X, powered by Accedo, we are able to focus on what we do best, creating great content and keeping our fans happy,” he adds.

“Creating a dedicated Funbox service on mobile and smart TVs will not only make it easier for fans to access the content they love, but to experience it in a far more immersive and intuitive way,” explains Matt Kossatz, Vice President Asia Pacific at Accedo. “At Accedo, we’re seeing the emergence of new creative powers like Funbox all over the world, and with the help of our products and services, they can compete in the rapidly-growing OTT market.”

“The OTT market in Vietnam is undergoing a boom period in 2018 with local and foreign media companies, and telcos embracing the OTT opportunity. By deploying Brightcove OTT Flow X, powered by Accedo, Funbox can now launch a world-class OTT service much faster and focus on getting their content in front of viewers quickly,” said Ben Morrell, Vice President of Asia at Brightcove.

Brightcove OTT Flow X, powered by Accedo is designed for media organizations seeking a sophisticated OTT turnkey solution, and lowers the technical complexity and go-to-market barriers encountered when launching a multi-platform OTT service. OTT Flow X provides UX flexibility, support for complex integrations, delivery to the major platforms, TVE authentication, and support for transactional business models.

Brightcove Video Cloud provides the backbone of OTT Flow X with its industry-leading video player, ingestion, transcoding, metadata management, and SDKs. Accedo Studio Pro reduces maintenance costs, and enables engaging user experiences and full management control of an OTT service across platforms from a central cloud-based dashboard.

NOTES TO EDITORS

Accedo will be presenting OTT Flow X at the IBC Show in Amsterdam from September 14-18. More information – https://www.accedo.tv/events/ibc-2018

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