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MultiChoice Picks Clearleap for Multiscreen

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AMSTERDAM -- Clearleap, the leading provider of multiscreen video logistics for the television industry, has been selected by MultiChoice to accelerate its multiscreen strategy and provide efficient management and delivery of its television content over both IP network and traditional pay-TV networks. MultiChoice is an African pay-TV provider that operates the DStv and GOtv services, two major platforms in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Clearleap’s multiscreen video and digital asset management systems will enable MultiChoice to meet the growing consumer demands for rapid delivery of TV content across every screen and device. By leveraging the Clearleap platform, MultiChoice will be able to manage its entire library of premium live and on-demand video content, then distribute and monetize it across VOD, web portals, apps and more. MultiChoice will also be able to take advantage of Clearleap’s flexible model, which will integrate with its existing infrastructure and will easily scale to allow for new multiscreen services in the future.

“As South Africa’s leading pay-TV provider, we’re always looking for ways to improve our customers’ experience and ensure that they can get the content they love, wherever and whenever. Clearleap makes this a reality,” said Gerdus Van Eeden, CEO, Broadcast Technology, MultiChoice. “The shift to digital and OTT distribution is only going to accelerate, and by leveraging Clearleap’s technology we’re several steps ahead of the game. Knowing that our content will be quickly delivered to the right platforms in the right formats means we can focus on our core business and continue to excite our subscribers with a world of entertainment.”

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