QuickPlay Media Named Mobile Entertainment Award Finalist in “Best Video Service Provider” Category

Nomination Recognizes QuickPlay’s Continued Innovation and Commitment to Enhancing the Mobile Entertainment Experience

TORONTO, Ontario — November 08, 2011


QuickPlay Media, Inc., the leading provider of managed solutions for the distribution of premium video to IP-connected devices, today announced it has been named a finalist in the 2011 Mobile Entertainment Awards’ “Best Video Service Provider” category. The Mobile Entertainment Awards are awarded annually to recognize success and innovation in the mobile content space.

Over the past year, QuickPlay has maintained its industry-leading position by achieving a number of milestones including the addition of new high-profile customers to its roster; the expansion of its multiscreen managed video service offerings; and the introduction of groundbreaking new solutions built on its scalable and industry-proven OpenVideo™ Platform.

“QuickPlay’s innovative managed solutions enable service providers to cost effectively differentiate themselves from their competitors with high quality mobile video services,” said Wayne Purboo, CEO, QuickPlay Media. “We’re constantly introducing new products and features that enable our customers to stay on the cutting edge of consumer demand and we’re proud to be powering some of the world’s most successful multiscreen video services. QuickPlay is honored to be recognized by the Mobile Entertainment Awards for our achievements and continued commitment to mobile entertainment.”

QuickPlay’s notable achievements over the past year include:

  • The launch of its Multiscreen VoD Movie Solution which features a fully-customizable storefront, a complete digital locker system and seamless viewing capabilities across smartphones, tablets, PCs and other IP-connected devices;
  • The acquisition of state-of-the-art network operations center assets and a data centre from Qualcomm’s FLO TV which enhance the company’s ability to deliver live programming;
  • Membership in the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE), a cross-industry consortium dedicated to creating a consumer-friendly open market for digital content distribution;
  • Surpassing one million content assets under management, across more than 3,000 content providers, for the video services it powers for customers.

Mobile Entertainment Award finalists are selected by a judging panel of approximately 400 executives from all sectors of the mobile and entertainment industries. Members of the jury base their decisions on their own industry experience and documents provided to them that contain details of the shortlisted companies. Voting is conducted in confidence and jury members cannot vote for themselves or associated companies.

The Mobile Entertainment Award winners will be named on Wednesday, November 23rd during a ceremony at the Royal Garden Hotel, London.

About QuickPlay Media

QuickPlay Media is the leading provider of managed solutions for the distribution of premium video to IP-connected devices. Successfully used by the world’s largest communications and media companies, QuickPlay’s OpenVideo platform provides the most scalable and secure way for companies to deliver engaging multiscreen entertainment experiences. For more information, please follow QuickPlay Media on Twitter at @quickplaymedia. Interested parties can also follow QuickPlay on Facebook at www.facebook.com/quickplaymedia.