NCTC’s Membership Can Now Offer Their Subscribers an A.I.-powered Personalized Video Experience Across 13 Channels with Over 6,000 Hours of Programming via their Set-top Box
Los Angeles, CA – June 17, 2019 – Zone·tv is announcing its new zone·ify multi-channel video service is now available to hundreds of U.S. Television Operators after signing a distribution deal with NCTC. Armstrong, one of the NCTC’s largest members, will be the first to launch zone·ify to their customers later this month. By combining artificial intelligence with a unique approach to the curation and programming of channels, zone·tv delivers 13 linear-like TV channels that are personalized based on stories you love.
Twelve of the 13 new channels are segmented by age groups and by genre to super-serve aficionados of programming about food, gaming, specialty sports, outdoor adventure, kids, entertainment and much more. The 13th channel, “my·zone”, is a personalized channel to each viewer and profile, delivered by the zone·ify A.I. that learns about their favourite stories and genres.
Jeff Weber, CEO of zone·tv, said, “We’re proud to to provide this unprecedented viewing experience to NCTC’s members. Zone·ify brings you a unique television experience that enhances the exciting content not previously found on television.”
Zone·ify gives viewers the ability to create a personalized viewing experience: the more a viewer watches, the quicker the platform learns preferences and delivers the shows the viewer truly loves from a continuously growing line-up of exciting new video content for Pay TV.
“NCTC is committed to providing its members access to the very best TV programming and technology, including new and unique offerings like “zone·ify” from Zone·tv. Our members are often on the cutting edge of providing customer friendly technology, unique content and in this case personalized viewing experiences for customers of all ages” said Rich Fickle, President of NCTC.
“We are proud to bring our customers access to this new, innovative television experience that offers over 8,000 hours of unique content,” said Jeffrey A. Ross, President of Armstrong.
This exciting, cutting-edge package of channels is a freemium service, available to every Pay TV customer and does not require any new hardware in the home. Viewers use their familiar TV remotes and existing set-top boxes to discover shows and take advantage of unique features such as the “zone·ify” button that puts the power of the programming in the viewers’ hands. This represents a win-win for operator partners, who can easily add unique, new-to-TV programs that are complementary to the EPG and traditional channels lineups. Since zone·ify is delivered from the cloud, zone·tv manages the user experience and video delivery, making it an end-to-end turnkey service.
Zone·ify is comprised of 13 linear-style genre-focused, professionally programmed dynamic channels which super serve fans and provide a rich source of curated content for passionate viewers of various genres including sports, cooking, kids, lifestyle, gaming, news, and more.
Powered by artificial intelligence, zone·ify provides viewers the ability to create a personalized viewing experience. Using conventional remotes and touch on smart mobile phones, viewers interact with highly curated stories that resonate with them.
With the click of a button, the channel is reprogrammed to reflect the viewer’s preferred thematic choice. The more a subscriber watches, the quicker the platform learns preferences and creates personalized linear channels from a continuously growing library of exciting new video content.
Zone·tv bridges the gap between technology and engaging programming with its innovative technology solution offering a best-in-class, convenient and highly-personalized viewer experience. The zone·tv™ Studio suite of tools allows any video service provider to create personalized thematic channels with their own content. Zone·tv uses its own zone·tv™ Studio tools to create the zone·ify multi-channel video service, an unprecedented linear-like viewing experience, powered by A.I. Its proprietary software architecture combined with an 8,000+ hour content library has powered the company’s monumental growth. Zone·tv has become the largest provider of thematic subscription video on demand services in North America with more than 28 SVOD Channels.
Its diverse programming can be seen on Comcast Xfinity, AT&T’s DIRECTV, Rogers Ignite TV, CenturyLink PrismTV, AT&T U-verse, TELUS OptikTV, Bell FibeTV, Frontier Vantage and others. The company has offices in Toronto, Canada and Los Angeles, CA. For more company information, visit www.zone.tv.
To access the new zone·ify service, visit www.zoneify.tv or download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.