Middle-East Leading Media Group, MBC, Selects Wildmoka’s Live Video Editing Platform

PARIS & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wildmoka today announced a new partnership with MBC GROUP, the
largest and leading private multimedia company in the Middle East &
North Africa region.
MBC selected Wildmoka for its
next-generation, live video editing and publishing platform.
MBC
will use Wildmoka’s “Moments Studio” platform to instantly clip and edit
highlights from live broadcasts, and publish them to social media.


MBC GROUP owns various leading online digital platforms like SHAHID
#1 Premium Arabic VOD service in the World, mbc.net the #1 local
entertainment portal in MENA among many others in addition to their 20
television channels, and a very significant social media footprint, it
is already quite advanced on digital topics.

“We started investing time and resources in the middle-east region
earlier this year,” said Cristian Livadiotti, co-founder at Wildmoka.
“We discovered a region with very advanced technologies and platforms,
and a strong push towards digital. The partnership with MBC is one of
our first in MENA, and the stepping stone for our growth in the region.”

“Interacting with MBC team has been a pleasure,” adds Thomas,
co-founder, “they are very professional and their workflow and processes
are very advanced. We’re very proud that one of our first customers in
the region is the largest media company of this area.”

Fadel Zahreddine, Group Director of Brand Management & Digital
Businesses said: “At MBC, we are at the forefront of adopting new
trends, with the steadfast aim at getting closer to our users on all
available platforms. The choice is a clear one for us in that our
digital strategy has always been about offering instant publishing and
live clipping as an essential and scalable solution in today’s digital
publishing environment”.

Wildmoka will be exposing at IBC 2017, come to meet us on booth 5.A28
(hall 5).

ABOUT MBC GROUP
MBC GROUP (Middle East Broadcasting Center)
is the largest and leading private multimedia company in the Middle East
North Africa region. For the past 26 years, MBC GROUP was able to enrich
people’s lives through information, interaction and entertainment. In
2002, nearly a decade after the launch of MBC1 in London, back in 1991,
and as the 1st private free-to-air Arab satellite TV channel, MBC GROUP
relocated its headquarters to Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates,
where it remains.
Today, MBC GROUP includes 20 leading TV
channels: MBC1 (general family entertainment); MBC2 and MBC
MAX
(24-hour western movies); MBC3 (children’s edutainment
with a mix of both local productions and western acquisitions); MBC4
(entertainment for young families with a female-focus); MBC ACTION
(an indigenous adrenaline-packed channel targeting young males with
local and homegrown productions); MBC VARIETY (Western films and
general entertainment with uninterrupted broadcasting); AL ARABIYA
NEWS CHANNEL
(the 24-hour Arabic language news channel); AL HADATH
(an extension of AL ARABIYA News Channel with a specific focus on real
events in the Arab world and beyond); WANASAH (24-hour Arabic
music channel); MBC DRAMA (24/7 Arabic drama); MBC MASR
(general family entertainment geared towards the Egyptian family); MBC
MASR 2
(providing the Egyptian audience with superior quality
entertainment); MBC+ DRAMA (paid channel); MBC BOLLYWOOD
(delivering the freshest in Bollywood content geared towards the region
via an Arabized interface); and a network of 4 Sports channels, MBC
PRO SPORTS
(delivering the “Saudi Football Premier League” to
audiences in the Kingdom); and MBC USA (the channel is present on
“Dish Network” in the US, and targets Arab audiences aboard; the channel
is dedicated to offer and broadcast a wide range of content from the
prominent MBC channels including movies, series and global formats).
In
July 2011, seven channels within MBC GROUP began to broadcast in HD
across the MENA Region. In 2013, others joined the collection of HD
channels and continue to do so.
MBC GROUP also includes two leading
FM radio stations: MBC FM (Gulf music) and PANORAMA FM
(contemporary Arabic hit music); as well as O3 PRODUCTIONS, a
premium content drama production company. Furthermore, MBC GROUP
includes online platforms: www.mbc.net,
www.alarabiya.net,
SHAHID www.shahid.net
(the #1 Premium Arabic VOD service in the World), WIZZO (the
Biggest Gaming community in MENA), www.actionha.net,
and www.mbcprosports.net
among other digital ventures.

About Wildmoka
Wildmoka is a leading Digital Content
Creation Platform provider. Wildmoka’s easy to use video solutions can
be quickly implemented, enabling immediate short form video creation and
publishing. Thanks to this platform, Content Owners and Rights Holders
can face the growing video content demand on their digital platforms
over web, mobile and social, allowing them to increase their fans
engagement, grow their audience, create innovative digital marketing,
and develop new monetization models. The company is based in the EU, the
US and APAC, and is trusted by several customers such as FOX, CANAL+,
TF1, France Televisions, Orange and beIN SPORTS. More info about Wildmoka.

Contacts

Press contact:
Wildmoka
Françoise Semin, +33 4
28 27 02 20
press@wildmoka.com