acTVe Partners With Amagi for Playout, Distribution, and Monetization of Its Premium Sports FAST Channels

NEW YORK — Nov. 13, 2023 — Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV (CTV), today announced that acTVe has selected the company as its playout, distribution, and monetization partner for five of its premium syndicated sports channels. As an independent owner, operator, and manager of free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channels, acTVe has deployed Amagi’s suite of solutions to create and distribute its FAST channels 24/7 across a wide range of CTV platforms. All five channels go live in November, marking an exciting milestone in acTVe’s expansion and reinforcing Amagi’s commitment to delivering top-notch technology for the sports, media, and entertainment industries.

“These channels represent the pinnacle offerings in their genre, and we chose Amagi as our playout partner because they provide the superior technology required to deliver broadcast-level quality,” said Geoff Clark, CEO of acTVe. “Amagi’s solutions give us the flexibility to compete with major broadcasters with live sports capabilities on our channels, further enriching the viewer experience.”

Earlier this month, acTVe announced a partnership with The Arena Group (AREN) to launch five new premium channels. Each one is tied to one of the media company’s iconic action sports brands: Powder MagazineSurfer MagazineTransworld SkateboardingBike Mag, and Snowboarder. To provide a seamless and exceptional viewing experience for these channels, acTVe has deployed the Amagi CLOUDPORT broadcast-grade channel playout platform, the Amagi THUNDERSTORM dynamic server-side ad insertion (SSAI) solution, and the Amagi ANALYTICS comprehensive viewership and ad analytics platform. The channels will launch globally and will be accessible on free-to-watch streaming platforms such as SportsTribal, FreeMovies+, and Freecast, along with CTV apps on platforms like Roku, Vizio, Samsung, and more — with additional platforms slated for inclusion throughout 2024.

“We’re proud to join forces with acTVe, a partner who not only values premium quality but also understands the intricacies of OTT distribution and monetization strategies,” said Srinivasan KA, Co-founder, and Chief Revenue Officer at Amagi. “Their dedication to helping customers create and execute these strategies perfectly aligns with our mission to empower broadcasters and content owners with the tools they need to thrive in today’s dynamic media landscape. We look forward to helping them deliver exceptional content and expand the reach of iconic brands to captivate audiences worldwide.”

Amagi provides a complete suite of solutions for channel creation, distribution, and monetization. Amagi’s global clients include ABS-CBN, AccuWeather, A+E Networks UK, beIN Sports, Cinedigm, Cox Media Group, Crackle Plus, Fremantle, Gannett, Gusto TV, NBCUniversal, PAC-12, Tastemade, and The Roku Channel, among others.

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About acTVe

acTVe is a one-stop shop for distributors, studios, and brands looking to develop their own FAST channels. acTVe specializes in curating streaming content to create free ad-supported streaming television channels with globally recognized brands and celebrities, available through streaming platforms such as SamsungTVPlus, Amazon’s Freevee, Vizio, Roku, and Sling Freestream, to name a few. From world-renowned documentaries on the Doc+ channel to the biggest brands in action sports, acTVe has compiled a portfolio of premium channels. Learn more at

About Amagi

Amagi is a next-generation media technology company that provides cloud broadcast and targeted advertising solutions to broadcast TV and streaming TV platforms. Amagi enables content owners to launch, distribute, and monetize live linear channels on free ad-supported streaming TV and video services platforms. Amagi also offers 24×7 cloud-managed services bringing simplicity, advanced automation, and transparency to the entire broadcast operations. Overall, Amagi supports 700+ content brands, 800+ playout chains, and over 2,100 channel deliveries on its platform in over 40 countries. Amagi has a presence in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Melbourne, Seoul, Singapore, and broadcast operations in New Delhi, and an innovation center in Bangalore.

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