FAST channel playout with makalu FAST
Free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) is one of the fastest growing platforms globally and now reaches a larger audience than traditional cable TV. As a broadcaster, publisher or content provider operating FAST channels you keep pace with ever-evolving consumer behavior and changing consumption habits. With FAST, your viewers gain access to a wider variety of genres and categories than ever before.
Generate new revenue streams
Increase your audience and monetize your content by launching a FAST channel in the cloud. Our cloud-based playout automation makalu FAST provides all you need. That’s what you can do:
- Create a 24/7 linear live channel
- Generate playlists based on rules (curate playlists)
- Stream content to multiple platforms and for multiple distributors simultaneously (OTT, vMVPD)
- Increase your target audience
- Re-use and conveniently schedule your existing content
- Monetize the new channel with ads
Solution in a box
Covers every step from auto-curation of playlists to HLS/DASH stream delivery with SSAI and CDN integration.
Wide variety of platforms
Versatile agnostic and exclusive platform support.
Totally scalable and reliable solution.
Flexible ad Insertion
makalu supports the insertion of SCTE35 based ad markers that allow downstream systems to replace the original content with targeted ads.
Curate your channels to give your users the best possible, cable-like experience.
Tailor-made solution through customization: Experienced broadcast technology experts and highly skilled software developers.
Included Asset Uploader to upload content. Files are automatically processed (e.g. thumbnail, low-res video ﬁle and media information).
One or more players running on playout instances in single or 1+1/m+n redundancy mode, that are seamlessly playing video files from a playlist.
A dynamic ad triggering feature enables you to signal ad insertion opportunities that can be used by downstream systems to automatically replace content parts.
HLS/DASH/SRT stream delivery with SSAI and CDN integration.
Tailored to your needs
makalu can be tailored to your needs and your company. Together, we analyze your requirements and define the best configuration. Scalable and adaptable – for the future success of your business.
Experience how we support your company.