ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery choose 3SS to power Joyn

Highlights:

  • Joyn, the ambitious new German streaming service jointly owned by ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery, will benefit from award-winning 3READY Front End UI framework from 3SS
  • Following a competitive RFP, Joyn selected 3SS to co-develop Joyn’s unified apps, enabling access to live streams from over 50 TV channels, and to provide system integration services
  • Viewers will enjoy Germany’s most diverse array of free TV content with great user experiences on their Web, iOS and Android devices as well as Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV and Samsung TV

 

 

Stuttgart, Germany – 9 July, 2019 – 3 Screen Solutions (3SS), leading provider of software solutions for set-top box (STB) and multiscreen digital entertainment, announces being chosen to provide development, engineering and integration for Joyn, the ambitious new entertainment streaming service co-owned by ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery.

Joyn (formerly 7TV) features Germany’s biggest range of free-TV content, including live TV and catch-up, with live streams from over 50 TV channels. Original series, shows, exclusive previews and other appealing content comprise an extensive on-demand library for Joyn subscribers for viewing on smartphones, tablets, web and smart TVs.

With Joyn, viewers can access a wide variety of content seven days before live TV broadcast and 30 days afterwards on catch-up – just one consumer-centric innovation which Joyn is introducing to the German market for the first time.

3SS custom-developed Joyn’s web front end based on award winning 3READY Front End UI framework. 3SS also supported the Joyn engineering team in the development phase of the Apps for iOS, Android mobile, Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV and other smart TV devices.

The Joyn-designed UI features a vibrant color palette and fresh new UI/UX which enables users to enjoy Joyn’s offerings as a personalized and highly intuitive viewing experience.

3SS’ 3READY Web front end framework has an adaptive UI which allowed Joyn to implement its UI designs for Web on the 3READY platform.

“Consumers today need their TV services to be easy-to use, with all viewing choices presented in a unified and engaging way, and making that content easily discoverable and accessible,” said Kai-Christian Borchers, Managing Director of 3SS. “We are proud to have been selected to help Joyn’s audiences watch the service’s huge array of programming wherever they choose, on any device,” he added.

 

About Joyn

Joyn GmbH, founded in May 2019, is a 50/50 joint venture of ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery. Joyn is a multi-channel entertainment streaming platform that bundles live streams and on-demand contents of more than 50 channels from ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery as well as 15 other content partners -on one platform and in one app. Users can view content free of charge and without registration on iOS and Android-enabled devices as well as on the web and via Smart TVs, as well as Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV. The aim is to create a comprehensive German OTT platform for multichannel content. New features and content will be added continuously until the winter, and the content of maxdome and the Eurosport Player will be integrated into the platform. www.joyn.de

 

About 3 Screen Solutions (3SS)

3SS delivers world-class software solutions to service providers and technology innovators to bring video to any screen. 3SS designs and engineers bespoke front end and back end solutions for TV & Video. The ground-breaking 3READY Android STB + Multiscreen Solution solves broadcasters’ and operators’ challenges while elevating audience engagement, and transforming the economics of multiscreen digital entertainment. With 3READY, branded and custom services can be deployed faster, accelerating revenue flow. 3SS is an acknowledged leader in system integration, app development, UI/UX design innovation and solution architecture. Customers include major satellite, cable, IPTV, OTT and mobile TV operators, including Swisscom, Canal Digital, Com Hem, Vodafone Kabel Deutschland, Liberty Global (UPC, Unitymedia), SES, Eutelsat, and O2/Telefonica. Broadcast customers include ProSiebenSat.1, n-tv and Viacom, among others. www.3ss.tv

 

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Cynthia Ritchie
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cynthia@whitetigercommunications.net

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