New unit builds on media experience13 September 2016
In July, it was announced that SES Platform Services and RR Media had merged. The new company name, MX1, reflects an ambition to be ‘number one in media experience’.
IBC2016 represents its first major public appearance, where it is presenting its full suite of digital video and media services.
MX1 provides content management, distribution and value-added services for premium content. It claimed it would be utilising the combined global networks of the merged companies, as well as their cloud technologies, to “maximise audience reach over multiple screens and increase monetisation opportunities for customers”.
These services include a range of video and media solutions delivered over satellite, fibre and the internet.
Avi Cohen, CEO, MX1, said: “MX1 enables new richer viewers’ experiences, the widest audience reach, and new business models for broadcasters, rights holders, sports organisations and distributors. MX1 brings a new kind of business to the market, serving global customers as a complete end-to-end media experience provider.”
The company offers full continuity and enhanced services to all of SES Platform Services’ and RR Media’s existing customers and partners.