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Long-standing relationship to be broadened to deliver growth across platforms
21 November 2014 – Sydney – SintecMedia today announced that TV New Zealand (TVNZ) will extend their partnership such that SintecMedia continues to provide broadcast management solutions to the New Zealand national broadcaster. SintecMedia and TVNZ have enjoyed a long-standing, productive relationship that has assisted TVNZ in executing strategic growth initiatives that deliver the best programming to the viewers of New Zealand via TV ONE, TV2, TV ONE plus 1,TV2+1, TVNZ Heartland, TVNZ Kidzone24 and TVNZ OnDemand. TVNZ is extending its investment in SintecMedia’s IBMS software in a multi-year deal, broadening a relationship that dates back to the 1990s.
“The strength of this relationship with SintecMedia has enabled us to achieve our business strategies over the years,” said Helen Clifton, Head of Technology, TVNZ. ” We’re pleased that extending this relationship will assist us in building on our current platform and delivering effective rights management for ondemand services.”
“SintecMedia is committed to providing high quality broadcast management solutions to broadcasters and cable networks worldwide,” said Amotz Yarden, Chief Executive Officer, SintecMedia. “TVNZ is a leader in providing top quality programming to New Zealanders across a variety of mediums. Throughout our long partnership with TVNZ, we have evolved IBMS to support TVNZ’s strategic growth across multiple channels. We are very pleased to continue and expand our relationship.”
Developed by Pilat Media, IBMS is a centralized broadcast management solution designed to keep broadcast businesses running at peak efficiency.
IBMS End to End Broadcast Management Solution
Content Management, Scheduling, Airtimes Sales, Media Trafficking and more are integrated to optimize the utilization of airtime, broadcast rights and other resources. Acquired by SintecMedia in 2014, IBMS is part of the company’s broad portfolio of broadcast management solutions.
TVNZ is New Zealand’s national television broadcaster and digital media company, operating six commercial channels – TV ONE, TV 2, TV One plus 1,TV2+1, TVNZ Heartland and TVNZ Kidzone24.
Online, TVNZ operates the popular video content site, TVNZ Ondemand and news website ONEnews.co.nz.
SintecMedia is a leading provider of management solutions designed for broadcasters, media companies, MSOs and station groups. Among SintecMedia’s more than 300 clients worldwide are: NBCUniversal, CBC Canada, Comcast, Fox, Scripps and Televisa Mexico. SintecMedia has offices in Sydney, New York, Milwaukee, Atlanta, Denver, London and Jerusalem. For more information, visit operative.com