M7 selects Media Press Group as pan-European metadata provider

Agreement that millions of customers benefit from

We are proud to announce that M7 Group, the major European pay-tv operator, had selected Media Press Group as the single TV metadata-provider for all M7´s video operations in Europe.

Millions of M7 customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia, Hungary and Romania will benefit from Media Press Group´s editorial, workflow and technology expertise to create a compelling next generation TV user experience.

“Our goal is for our customers to enjoy an excellent experience when using our services, enabling them to find the relevant content quickly and easily.” said Ron Paans, M7’s Technical Director “TV metadata is at the core of the user experience. With Media Press Group, we have found a partner that provides top level metadata and supporting content as well as significant development and support resources on a pan-European scale covering all our markets. We are glad not only to enhance our offering today, but also to be able to continue innovating the user experience together with the skilled teams of Media Press Group.”

“M7´s decision to work with Media Press underlines our success to create a truly European TV metadata offering,” said Media Press Group COO Miłosz Cechnicki. „With the unique combination of local action and global thinking we are able to produce localised TV metadata in 28 languages and deliver the best metadata solution in Europe. Our centralised data hub, content management solutions, rights management as well as innovative creation and handling of visuals will support M7´s leading role in the European TV marketplace.”

Media Press will present its latest innovation at IBC 2019, Hall 14, stand A12, at TEMDG – The European Metadata Group.

About M7 Group

M7 Group S.A., based in Luxembourg, is one of Europe’s largest operators of satellite and IP-based TV platforms. M7 Group uses different brands in different countries: Skylink and Freesat in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Canal Digitaal in the Netherlands, TV Vlaanderen and TeleSat in Belgium, HD Austria in Austria, UPC Direct in Hungary, FocusSat in Romania and Diveo in Germany. All brands offer tailor made packages for clients adapted to the local culture and language in these countries. Today, M7 Group provides more than 3 million subscribers, of which 0.8 million to a basic access package: TV homes with hundreds of satellite and IP-based radio and television services in digital and HD quality. Since 2011, M7 Group also provides broadband and telephone services to its customers in the Netherlands and Belgium. M7 Platform Services provides broadcasters with end-to-end distribution solutions for DTH, cable and IPTV reception. For more information: www.m7group.eu.

For further information, contact: Christian Töpper, +48 664 99 18 12, christian.toepper@media-press.tv

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