Fox Networks chooses SintecMedia tools1 April 2014
Fox Networks Group has selected OnAir Enterprise from SintecMedia as part of its North American broadcast management system. It will be deployed for Fox Networks Group’s cable and broadcast networks, including FX, FXX, FXM, FOX Sports 1 and 2, FOX Soccer Plus, National Geographic channels, FOX Deportes, as well as FOX Broadcast Network and the recently launched MundoFOX.
“SintecMedia is a trusted partner as we implement our sales and traffic systems strategy,” said Ben Hope, CIO, Fox Networks Group. “OnAir demonstrated great flexibility to support the growth of our broadcast and cable business.”
OnAir Enterprise is a built on one platform and utilises a single, core database. Able to handle both broadcast and cable networks within the same system, OnAir enables customers to match specific business practices and aims to ensure the system will meet current and future needs.
“SintecMedia is dedicated to providing reliable, high-performance broadcast management software,” said Amotz Yarden, CEO of SintecMedia. Amir Lavi, executive vice president at SintecMedia, added, “Our experience in working with the leaders in the industry has given us a deep understanding of the market and we believe OnAir is the most effective and innovative tool available.”
OnAir Enterprise manages functions of the advertising revenue stream including ad sales, traffic, programming, scheduling, promotions, rights management and billing for both linear and non-linear cable and broadcast networks. Built as a single, all-in-one system, the software aims to provide management for the whole broadcast business lifecycle.