PARIS, France, July the 17th, 2023 – OKAST.TV, the European leader in OTT and FAST channels services is partnering with Fiverr, the marketplace for professional freelance services, to launch OKAST Circle.
OKAST Circle, as a customer insight community, aims to provide all value-added resources OKAST customers may need from technology development, consultancy, training, special events, content production and co-production, lobbying, and any other accompaniment that help OTT platforms and premium FAST channels to strive.
OKAST.TV customers can access to two ‘circles’: the ‘inner’ circle, gathering key consultants and industry executives bringing their network and experience; and the ‘outer’ circle, built with Fiverr, proposing a meticulously cherry-picked pool of trusted experts savvy in all skills needed to operate and boost a video business.
Working with Fiverr offers several advantages for businesses, particularly in the tech industry. Its platform provides access to a vast talent pool of freelancers with specialized skills, allowing companies to find the right experts for their specific needs.
This partnership with Fiverr further solidifies OKAST.TV‘s commitment to providing comprehensive support and resources to their customers, enabling them to excel in the competitive OTT and FAST channels market.
The first inner-circle partners will be announced at the IBC show in Amsterdam from September 15 to 18, 2023.
Partnering with OKAST.TV was a natural choice to create a seamless and end-to-end experience for Content Creators. By combining the strengths of OKAST.TV and Fiverr’s thriving talent community of freelancers, OTT platforms can better realize their full potential. This collaboration empowers Content Creators with a wide range of specialized skills and expertise, enabling them to deliver exceptional content to their audiences with greater ease and efficiency.
Franck Thomas, France Country Manager, Fiverr
OKAST Circle is a new step in our strategy to leverage all our resources, and the one of our customers, to empower a great audio/video business when launching OTT platforms and FAST channels. We’re people centric and the support of Fiverr network is a tremendous boost to our community.
Cédric Monnier, Co-founder, CEO OKAST
About M.E.I Group (OKAST)
Founded in 2013 by industry veterans (formerly Canal +, France Televisions, NewsCorp, Ubisoft, Irdeto, Viaccess), M.E.I. Group builds the OKAST.TV cloud solution for key industry players (TV channel, producer, pure web player, etc.).
A turnkey solution, OKAST.tv makes it easy to deploy a streaming and live audio/video platform, a FAST channel, and to monetize audio, video, and live catalogs. It provides everything from streaming architecture, platform, and design to TV and mobile applications, as well as complete management of payment systems, advertising, and management software including content management, user CRM, and analytics.
OKAST publishes, through its clients, over 500 OTT platforms and FAST channels worldwide. Its clients include the SECOM group, Qwest TV, MCS Sports, Good!Movies, Au Nom De la Terre, Allindi, IDance Music, MAIF, Accenture, D-Edge, Secrets d’Histoire, Le Figaro Live, Ciné Prime, Endemol France, Unifrance, Ascot Now, THEMA, Mediawan, RCS Italia, etc.
The company was incubated by TF1 and Audiens and already counts among its clients major American, European, and Chinese media, companies, agencies, brands, TV, web, cinema, and advertising content producers.
Fiverr’s mission is to revolutionize how the world works together. We exist to democratize access to talent and to provide talent with access to opportunities so anyone can grow their business, brand, or dreams. From small businesses to Fortune 500, over 4 million customers worldwide worked with freelance talent on Fiverr in the past year, ensuring their workforces remain flexible, adaptive, and agile. With Fiverr’s Talent Cloud, companies can easily scale their teams from a talent pool of skilled professionals from over 160 countries across more than 600 categories, ranging from programming to 3D design, digital marketing to content creation, from video animation to architecture.