NEW YORK — Dec. 15, 2023 — Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV (CTV), has announced that Latino Alternative TV (LATV) has selected its cloud solutions to launch a FAST channel that caters to a diverse Hispanic and Latino community by delivering enhanced, more intimate viewing experiences. Ahead of the channel’s go-live date, LATV has already secured agreements with multiple distribution partners, ensuring a strong and well-prepared launch. The partnership not only allows LATV to meet the increasing demand for streaming but also to supply the long tail of FAST with targeted content, thereby embracing new opportunities to grow beyond the realm of traditional pay TV and adapt more effectively to audience needs.
“Amagi’s reputation, technological prowess, and exceptional support made them the obvious choice for LATV,” said Xavier Rodriguez, Head of Digital and Strategic Partnerships at LATV. “Together, we are diversifying our content offerings into categories that have higher engagement, consumption rates, and increased sentiment across all major audience demographics.”
Amagi’s cloud-based solutions enable LATV to create and distribute a FAST channel that caters to niche and targeted audiences. They enable LATV to expand its distribution and audience reach, add value through the creation of specialized channels and programming, and enhance the overall viewer experience.
“We are pleased to join forces with LATV to create a distinctive FAST channel that caters to the evolving preferences of today’s audience,” said Srinivasan KA, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Amagi. “This deployment signifies a significant step toward a more personalized and diversified streaming experience, reflecting Amagi’s commitment to shaping the future of broadcast and streaming TV.”
For more information about Amagi and its streaming TV solutions, visit www.amagi.com.
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Latino Alternative Television (LATV) is the leading English-speaking Gen Z and Millennial Latino entertainment network in the nation and the second-largest Latino minority-owned media network in the United States. LATV’s ad network reaches over 178 million individuals and reaches 19% of the American Latino demographic. A pioneering bilingual media company elevating Latino voices and redefining Latino culture, LATV’s content emphasizes young Latino culture and Latina empowerment, as well as LGBTQ+ and Afro-Latino pride. For more information visit www.latv.com.
Amagi is a next-generation media technology company that provides cloud broadcast and targeted advertising solutions to broadcast TV and streaming TV platforms. Amagi enables content owners to launch, distribute and monetize live linear channels on Free Ad-supported Streaming TV and video services platforms. Amagi also offers 24×7 cloud-managed services bringing simplicity, advanced automation, and transparency to the entire broadcast operations. Overall, Amagi supports 700+ content brands, 800+ playout chains, and over 2100 channel deliveries on its platform in over 40 countries. Amagi has a presence in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Melbourne, Seoul, Singapore, and broadcast operations in New Delhi, and an innovation center in Bangalore.
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