Amagi Launches Skylight for Managed Services in the Cloud

Amagi’s Skylight, is a cloud-managed broadcast services platform positioned for playout services. It offers TV networks cloud-led services encompassing content preparation, channel playout, content delivery, and monetization for both linear TV and OTT.

"Traditional managed service providers have archaic systems and their lack of innovation is limiting the possibilities for TV networks. They are labor-intensive, large physical operations, and from the perspective of TV networks, opaque in many ways," said K.A. Srinivasan, co-founder, Amagi. "We're breaking new ground by adopting future-ready cloud technologies that provide complete transparency through a web-based UI, and make it absolutely simple for broadcasters to operate channels."

Unlike traditional managed service providers, Amagi uses public cloud infrastructure to push broadcasters' content to the cloud and then centrally manages the entire broadcast workflow.

Skylight also uses a differentiated partner-centric approach to help TV networks get better choice and cost effectiveness — be it for creative services including subtitling, voice over, and post-production or delivery services over fiber and satellite. By giving a wide swathe of choice of partners and on-demand infrastructure, Amagi says this provides better cost efficiencies to its customers.

"What makes Skylight truly an end-to-end service is our extensive expertise in monetizing content through targeted advertising on TV and dynamic, personalized ad insertion on OTT. This makes it an attractive proposition for TV networks, not just for operational efficiencies but also for revenue generation," added Srinivasan.

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