SOURCE: RR Media

RR Media

October 12, 2015 07:00 ET

RR Media Rolls Out Its Fully Open Media Service Platform for the Sports Industry

Delivering a Full Range of Sports Media Services, solaRR Active Enables Sports Organizations to Maximize Exposure and Increase Revenues

AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - Oct 12, 2015) - RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services to the broadcast and media industries, announced today the unveiling of solaRR Active, its customized sports media service platform. solaRR Active enables sports organizations to maximize exposure and increase revenues through a full range of media services while giving them secure global access and full control over their media assets and delivery.

Leveraging solaRR's core functions and capabilities, solaRR Active offers sports customers a one-stop open media service platform. Tailored services include: global hybrid distribution for all rights-licensees; multi-platform management and delivery of live and VOD sports content, integration of enhanced data to create new sports content assets, digital and social media applications to connect and engage with fans and cloud based technologies to offer the most optimized and cost effective solutions.

Susanna Mandel-Montello, VP Global OU, Sports & Events, comments, "Sports is a key focus for RR Media. The NFL, NBA Premium TV, Arsenal FC, Fox Sports, IMG, MP & Silva, the Laureus World Sports Awards and Fight Sports are just some of the top names using RR Media's complete range of sports media services. RR Media manages and delivers over 350 hours of live events daily for major sports and news organizations worldwide."

Elad Manishviz, RR Media's CMO, continues, "As the sports media industry evolves and audiences change their viewing habits, the solaRR Active platform was developed to handle the needs of sports broadcasters and rights holders for now and into the future. By bridging the gap between traditional broadcast and new digital media technologies, we are able to offer a holistic sports offering in order help our customers increase audience reach and further monetize their premium sports content."

About RR Media

RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM) works in partnership with the world's leading media players to transform content into valuable media assets. RR Media's complete ecosystem of digital media services maximize the potential of media and entertainment content, covering four main areas: smart global content distribution network with an optimized combination of satellite, fiber and the Internet; content management and channel origination; sports, news & live events; and online video services. RR Media provides scalable, converged digital media services to more than 1,000 broadcasters, content owners, sports leagues and right holders. Every day, the company manages and delivers over 24,000 hours of broadcast content, over 4,000 hours of online video and VOD content and over 350 hours of premium sports and live events. The company delivers content to 95% of the world's population reaching viewers of multiplatform operators, VOD platforms, online video and direct-to-home services. Visit the company's website www.rrmedia.com.

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Contact Information

  • Corporate Contact:
    Elad Manishviz
    CMO
    Tel: +1 201 655 7245
    Email Contact

    Media Contact:
    Marilyn Gerber
    Cutler PR
    Tel: +1 917 225 2977
    Email Contact