thePlatform is to provide back-end video services for Stan, Australia’s premier subscription video-on-demand service (SVOD).
Under the agreement, thePlatform’s cloud-based mpx video publishing system will manage Stan’s TV services to support viewers on PCs, smartphones, tablets, and TVs via Google’s Chromecast or Airplay via Apple TV.
“thePlatform has an impressive track record of managing large-scale video subscription services worldwide,” says Mike Sneesby, Chief Executive Officer of Stan. “mpx enables us to centralize our video publishing efforts and provide our subscribers with an abundance of world class content, on their device of choice, for just $10 per month.”
thePlatform’s mpx provides workflow management of metadata management; purchasing support through a payment gateway; subscriber management and viewing rights enforcement; and automated publishing across devices and video players.