Kaltura announced today that is has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition, a unique operator-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom, and FierceCable. Kaltura received top honors in the Over-The-Top Services category.
Jason Nelson, Publisher of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom, and FierceCable, says, “As the Innovation Awards program grows each year so does the level of innovation we see from our entrants. To that end, we are thrilled to be able to offer applicants a unique channel to share their products and services with such an esteemed panel of judges from major global operators.”
Winners were selected by an exclusive carrier-only panel of executives from AT&T, CableLabs, Cablevision System Corporation, Comcast, Cox Communications, Inc., Orange, Sprint, TeliaSonera International Carrier, and Verizon. Full profiles of the judges can be found at https://www.fierceinnovationawards.com/telecom/2014/judges.
Judges evaluated submissions based on the following criteria: technology innovation, financial impact, market validation and end-user customer experience.
Kaltura is being recognized for its innovative, industry-leading product, Kaltura OTT TV.
“We are honored to be recognized as a Fierce Innovation Awards winner,” said Ron Yekutiel, Chairman and CEO at Kaltura. “Kaltura OTT TV is seeing tremendous traction in the market, as telcos, operators and service providers are quickly creating their next generation TV experiences, and content owners are taking their destiny into their own hands and controlling their own distribution and monetization with OTT direct channels. We are proud to be at the forefront of this exciting and rapidly changing landscape.”
Kaltura OTT TV is the most advanced and comprehensive pay OTT solution on the market today. It includes advanced monetization, social and personalization features; innovative tools for improving user acquisition and retention; and multi-screen, multi-device support.
To learn more about Kaltura, visit www.kaltura.com.
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Kaltura’s mission is to power any video experience. The company provides the world’s leading video technology, including more than a dozen video-based Software-as-a-Service offerings, as well as an open and flexible Platform-as-a-Service for developing new video experiences based on hundreds of APIs for video ingestion, transcoding, metadata management, distribution, publishing, engagement, monetization, and analytics. A recognized leader in the OTT TV (Over the Top TV), OVP (Online Video Platform), and EVP (Enterprise Video Platform) markets, Kaltura has emerged as the fastest growing video platform, and as the one with the widest use-case and appeal. Kaltura is deployed globally in thousands of organizations and engages hundreds of millions of viewers at home, in work, and at school. Kaltura provides media companies with advanced video management, publishing, and monetization tools that increase reach and monetization, and that simplify production and publishing workflows. Kaltura offers enterprises video solutions that boost marketing and sales and improve internal and external communications, training, and collaboration. Kaltura enables educational institutions with disruptive online video solutions that improve teaching and learning, and increase engagement across campuses and beyond. Kaltura enables cloud computing providers and cable, satellite, and mobile operators to launch video-based services for both consumers and businesses. Kaltura is committed to its core values of openness, flexibility, and collaboration, and is the initiator and backer of the world’s leading open-source video-management project which is home for more than 100,000 community members. For more information visit www.kaltura.com, www.kaltura.org, or www.html5video.org.