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Simply.TV and Vestel sign multi-year EPG-metadata deal

TV manufacturer Vestel and global metadata specialist Simply.TV has entered into a multi-year EPG agreement for all Vestel-produced smart-TVs across more than 50 countries.


 

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TV manufacturer Vestel and global metadata specialist Simply.TV has entered into a multi-year EPG agreement for all Vestel-produced smart-TVs across more than 50 countries. Metadata is a known challenge for large TV manufactures and TV operators. The demand is ever-increasing for extensive visuals, keywords to drive recommendations, and normalized ID structures linking linear and VOD sources together. Adding the need for flexible API-based delivery at a cost-efficient level, it could look like a mission impossible. Nevertheless, Simply.TV managed to migrate Vestel’s complete EPG operations within a few weeks for more than 50 territories with interfaces now powered by rich and consistent metadata.


“We are excited to partner with Simply.TV and we look much forward to

working together for many years.” said Barış Altınkaya, Deputy General

Manager of Marketing and Product Management, Vestel.


After having onboarded more than 30 TV operators in the previous 24 months, Simply.TV has proven its capabilities in large-scale migration projects and with its advanced AI-powered content discovery product portfolio, Vestel can improve its interfaces and continue to expand to new geographies.


“We are delighted to partner with an experienced, innovative and market-

leading TV manufacturer like Vestel” Said Daniel Rühmann, COO at Simply.TV. “Being selected as the best-fitting partner to deliver metadata on a global scale to tens of millions of Smart TVs clearly shows the power behind the Simply.TV metadata systems. We look forward to helping Vestel and Vestel-produced brands to launch their TVs globally”


About Simply.TV: Simply.TV is reinventing the aggregation, enhancement,

and delivery process for entertainment metadata / EPG. With purpose-built technology, Simply.TV provides best-in-market metadata and EPG for services across linear and non-linear TV with a strong focus on high-impacting datasets such as sports, kids, live content, and keywords for recommendations. For more information: www.simply.tv, LinkedIn.


About Vestel: Comprised of 28 companies, Vestel Group is a multi-industry

a manufacturer that operates in consumer electronics, home appliances, professional displays, LED lighting, and EV Chargers. Testimony to the global importance of Zorlu Holding across multiple technology sectors, Vestel is not only thriving at home in Turkey but also through a further 10 subsidiaries that have been set up in various other parts of the world. Thanks to its renowned manufacturing and R&D complex, Vestel exports to 157 countries and keeps its position as a global player.


For more information: www.vestelinternational.com LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram