We're very excited to announce that i24 News, a recently launched international news channel, has selected Brightcove Video Cloud to support its 24-hour live news digital broadcast, reaching a global viewing audience in three languages. Because of Video Cloud, i24 News has the ability to publish live video via three separate feeds in French, English and Arabic. i24 News chose Video Cloud so that it could ensure that its viewers were able to enjoy the highest-quality streaming on the desktop and via Apple iOS and Google Android smartphones and tablets.
i24 News offers a variety of news programming, focused on topics related to politics, international affairs, culture and sports. Due to its reliance on Video Cloud, the network can deliver live content to audiences on every type of screen and also access real-time analytics that allow it to measure the performance of its content almost immediately. i24 News is also able to easily monetize its live video content with advertising, due to Video Cloud's integrations with advertising partners.
News outlets are increasingly shifting their focus to become more Web and app-centric, in order to reach audiences that now view their mobile devices as the "first screen." It's exhilirating to be a part of the work that innovative new networks such as i24 News are conducting in order to embrace these shifting consumption trends and reach a global audience through compelling video experiences.
You can review the press release announcing our relationship with i24 News in full here.