(New York, New York--April 26, 2016) Piksel
, a global leader in building successful online video businesses, today announces a new partnership with Liberty Global plc, the world’s largest international cable company.
Piksel has been selected to deliver core metadata aggregation and enrichment solutions across Liberty Global’s broadcast and OTT TV services through the new Piksel Fuse
™ product. The partnership will deliver improved content discovery services to millions of Liberty Global’s TV customers throughout Europe and Latin America.
Olivier Philippe, Liberty’s VP CTO Development
, comments: “Our customers’ needs are core to our approach, and we’re always looking at ways in which to improve their experience of our products. The investment we’re making in this new partnership means that our TV customers will be able to enjoy even better search and recommendation services, enhancing their overall viewing experience.”
Fabrice Hamaide, President, Piksel,
adds: “We have an excellent and long standing relationship with Liberty Global stretching back to 2010. We work with them in a professional and managed services capacity and this latest product implementation of Fuse Metadata, based on the Piksel Palette™, further cements our position as a trusted, long-term partner and expert in next-generation online video solutions.”
Piksel Fuse will enrich and consolidate metadata across Liberty Global’s broadcast and OTT services. This will further improve search, discovery and recommendation services for Liberty Global’s TV customers, with the aim too of improving customer loyalty.
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Piksel has been building successful online video businesses for over a decade. Our offering of strategic, professional and managed services is underpinned by the Piksel Palette’s SaaS-based infrastructure. It’s this recipe, combined with our commitment to creating mutually beneficial partnerships, that enables our media and entertainment clients to prosper in today’s video market. Piksel’s unrivaled expertise is in designing, building and managing online video solutions for the likes of AT&T, Sky, Channel 4, Liberty Global, Mediaset, OSN and Transavia. Headquartered in New York City, Piksel offices can be found throughout Europe and the Americas.
About Liberty Global
Liberty Global is the largest international cable company with operations in 14 countries. We connect people to the digital world and enable them to discover and experience its endless possibilities. Our market-leading products are provided through next-generation networks and innovative technology platforms that connected 27 million customers subscribing to 57 million television, broadband internet and telephony services at December 31, 2015. In addition, we served five million mobile subscribers and offered WiFi service across six million access points. Liberty Global’s businesses are currently attributed to two tracking stock groups: the Liberty Global Group (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK), which primarily comprises our European operations, and the LiLAC Group (NASDAQ: LILA and LILAK, OTC Link: LILAB), which comprises our operations in Latin America and the Caribbean. Liberty Global's consumer brands are Virgin Media, Ziggo, Unitymedia, Telenet, UPC, VTR and Liberty. Our operations also include Liberty Global Business Services and Liberty Global Ventures
: Piksel Fuse™ will provide enriched and consolidated metadata across Liberty Global’s broadcast and OTT services
: Liberty Global customers will enjoy an enhanced user experience through improved content search and discovery features