In an industry-transforming move, Simply.TV, the global metadata powerhouse, is uniting with GO Malta, Malta’s leading integrated telecommunications company, to power the user interface and experience of the Electronic Program Guide (EPG) and VOD for pay-TV customers. The initiative is brought to life with the support of Minerva Networks, a frontrunner in IPTV technology.
By harnessing Simply.TV's advanced metadata solutions, GO Malta is set to deliver an enriched and seamless content discovery experience, underpinned by the strategic backing of IPTV pioneer Minerva Networks. This powerful tripartite partnership is more than just a collaboration; it's a vision of an immersive, data-driven, and connected future for television.
“In line with our Purpose, which is to drive a Digital Malta, where no one is left behind, we are on a constant path to improve and enhance our customer experience. We are thrilled to partner with Simply.TV as a step forward in this journey. Through this collaboration, Simply.TV has become our only source for metadata, allowing us to automate our processes and operations. With Minerva's IPTV technology and Simply.TV's metadata expertise, we are set to deliver an unparalleled user experience that will boost customers' engagement with content on our platform. This collaboration reaffirms our commitment to innovation and positions GO Malta as a leader in the TV industry” commented Martin Abela, Senior Manager Video Operations at Go Malta.”
“High quality metadata is a key ingredient in ensuring a compelling user experience” explains Matt Cuson VP of Products at Minerva. “We rely heavily on properly structured metadata to perform search and recommendations, and quality artwork to present posters in the UI. Simply.tv deliver, well curated, error-free metadata that helps our product standout. The result is a better overall user experience.”
Daniel Ruhmann, COO of Simply.TV, said "Expanding into Malta with our unparalleled metadata solution once again showcases the exceptional capabilities of our technology and our team of expert data fanatics. Our seamless partnership with Minerva facilitated a smooth transition and allowed us to deliver an exceptional user experience. We are honoured to include GO Malta in our ever-growing list of global TV operator partners who are leveraging our data to create even more remarkable user experiences. This collaboration reinforces our commitment to transforming the TV industry and solidifies our position as a trusted provider of best-in-class metadata services."
Simply.TV is the fastest growing entertainment data company globally and provides TV metadata on a global scale across linear and streaming. Built on AI and ML-driven technologies and combined with cutting-edge editorial workflows, Simply.TV supports near real-time data, excellent image coverage, keywords/descriptors, extensive sports products, character logos, social media and consistent global ID structures have already made Simply.TV to the preferred metadata provider for many TV operators / MVPDs.
About Minerva: Minerva Networks (“Minerva”), headquartered in San Jose, California, is a leading provider of infrastructure software for the management and delivery of broadband television services (IPTV, OTT, and Hybrid IP/QAM). The Company has more than 300 carrier customers with a total reach of 50 million broadband homes.
Both Simply.TV (Booth H5, H37) and Minerva Networks will be showcasing their latest innovations in the TV space whilst attending IBC in Amsterdam 15-18 September 2023.