Sky Vision, the production and distribution arm of Sky has signed a partnership agreement with Techlive International the leading B2B content supplier to the hotels to provide a library of award winning dramas, documentaries and lifestyle programs to the company’s streaming service platform, Airtime. Airtime is now one of the fastest growing in-room entertainment APP for the hospitality industry featuring the latest multi-language movies from Universal, Paramount, Dreamworks and Disney; with Techlive now providing this content in over 45 countries around the globe.
“We are delighted to partner with Sky Vision and add to our expanding portfolio. Sky Vision has a plethora of outstanding content and have collaborated with leading production companies around the world, and with that, brings exciting and original content that has now become some of the most watched content on the planet.” said Richard Excell, Director of Operations at Techlive. “We are excited to be able to offer a continually growing platform to give Sky Vision a global hospitality audience.”
Ismael Ramiro, Sales Executive at Sky Vision stated, “At Sky Vision, we are absolutely thrilled to team up with Techlive in order to expand the reach of the titles distributed by Sky Vision, across Drama and Comedy, along with Factual and Entertainment, so that the content can be enjoyed by users of Airtime across the world. This is the start of a magnificent fruitful relationship between the companies.”
Sky Vision is the production and distribution arm of Sky. The distribution arm represents around 6,500 hours of quality primetime programming from Sky Original Productions and independent third party production, across all key primetime genres (drama & comedy, entertainment, factual entertainment & lifestyle, people, crime, history & arts, science & nature and formats). The business also has equity investments in multiple production businesses in the UK and US.
In addition to its equity investments, Sky Vision works extensively with independent producers in the UK and North America and has development deals with a number of production companies. As of 1st October 2019, Sky Vision Content Sales will move to NBCUniversal Global Distribution.
Techlive, the innovator in hospitality technology solutions was founded 30 years ago to provide content service to the hospitality sector. The company is part of the SCCI Group, the network infrastructure, broadcast, finance, and engineering company. The mission of Techlive is to be the global leader in delivering cloud-based movie and linear TV content to hospitality and other B2B markets.
The company recently created and launched the only hospitality cloud app, Airtime, for delivery of a wide range of content direct to hospitality Smart TVs, which is now available in 188 countries. It also delivers traditional server based content services to Systems Integrators in over 50 countries via its own studio approved Content Distribution Network (CDN).
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