Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has partnered with The Urban Edge Network (UEN) to orchestrate live events on its platforms. UEN focuses on publishing and distributing content from Historically Black College and University (HBCU) teams and conferences.
Through this partnership, UEN aims to connect brands with HBCU content and culture while providing monetization opportunities for the institutions. Amagi’s Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, Srinivasan KA, expressed pride in enhancing the accessibility of HBCU content across various consumption models.
UEN has chosen Amagi’s advanced live event orchestration solution, Amagi LIVE, and its flagship channel playout solution, Amagi CLOUDPORT, to manage and distribute premium sports channels like HBCU+, GCAC, and the NBA G League.
Hardy Pelt, Founding Member & CRO of UEN, highlighted Amagi’s exceptional playout quality and proficiency in distributing content to diverse OTT, CTV, and linear network platforms. Amagi’s backend technology ensures seamless scalability, making them the ideal choice for serving multiple universities.
Amagi offers a complete suite of solutions for channel creation, distribution, and monetization. Their global clients include ABS-CBN, AccuWeather, and many more.