SOURCE: RR Media

RR Media

February 19, 2015 07:00 ET

RR Media Takes Christian Television Network Online

Extension of Existing Distribution Offering to Take CTN Onto Web and Roku Platform

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ--(Marketwired - Feb 19, 2015) - RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services to the broadcast industry, has announced that it has extended the current distribution partnership with Christian Television Network (CTN). This will now include an online HD channel available on the Roku platform as well as a video player for the CTN website to support any device including PC, tablets and smartphones.

RR Media takes the channel content originating at CTN's facilities in Largo, Florida and distributes via its smart global network, which is optimized for delivery over satellite, fiber and the internet to North American direct-to-home platforms as well as sending the feed to RR Media's Middle East media center for delivery to Asian and African TV service providers.

In extending this service, CTN now utilizes RR Media's capability to deliver content over online video platforms, expanding the channel reach to global audiences through their website and the Roku platform. By using RR Media's digital services, CTN is able to repurpose existing broadcast content for online consumption.

Douglas Parrish, Head of RR Media's Global Online Business Unit, comments: "We are pleased to be continuing our relationship with CTN in order to take their inspirational messages to a worldwide audience. CTN realizes that online video platforms provide a fantastic method to deliver content over a fast developing medium."

Bob D'Andrea, President of CTN, said: "We're happy to continue and expand our work with an innovative company like RR Media in order to deliver inspirational programming that appeals to a broad cross section of viewers in multiple regions around the world."

RR Media will be exhibiting at the upcoming NRB International Christian Media Convention held at Gaylord Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. See more of RR Media's rich digital media services capability at NRB 2015, at Stand 231 from February 24-26, 2015.

About RR Media

RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM) works in partnership with the world's leading media players to create the richest possible media and entertainment experiences for the world's consumers. 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 650 channels and to leagues and right holders of over 100,000 hours of sports and live events yearly. 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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