Levira and Kids Network Television concluded a three-year service agreement according to which Levira shall provide Kids Network Television end-to-end technical service for play-out and distribute of two new linear TV-channels Filmzone and Filmzone+ starting from July 15th 2015.
Levira will provide play-out for two HD channels and their distribution to Baltic pay-TV networks.
Levira is a fast developing technical service provider for broadcast, multimedia and telecom industries. Levira has been providing play-out services already since 2007 and has gained high reputation among it’s customers and in broadcasting industry in whole. Currently about 30 channels are aired from Levira’s facility in Tallinn and distributed primarily in Northern Europe. Levira’s Facility is interconnected with most strategic locations in Europe allowing Levira to move on with our existing and new customers to all European markets, enabling broadcasters to play out, localise and distribute their content to different local networks and platforms.
“With a great pleasure we enter into cooperation with Kids Network Television to help them to extend their business in Baltic markets and to develop their new channels Filmzone and Filmzone+. I believe our experience and know-how will secure high quality of the channels from technical perspective and will thus allow our new client to focus on it’s core business and to provide viewers in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania great content and positive emotions,” commented Indrek Lepp, Director of Levira’s Media Services Division.
“We are happy and confident to start cooperation with Levira, who has long experience in providing such services. It allows us to concentrate on making the best channels for our viewers,” said Regiina Eelmaa, Managing Director of Filmzone and Filmzone+ channels.
About Kids Network Television
Kids Network Television LLC is operator of TV-channel Kidzone TV for kids between 4 to 14 years old, specially dedicated for Baltic market. Channel has been launched in June 13th 2013 in Estonia with full localization into Estonian, and followed by Lithuania in October 2013 and Latvia in January 2014 with full localization into Latvian, Lithuanian and Russian language.
The difference between Filmzone and Filmzone+ lies in the content of the films featured. The former offers thrillers, adventure and action films, while the latter is focused on dramas, romances and comedies.
Levira is one of the largest independent TV-play-out service providers in Northern Europe, offering a full range of technical services for broadcasters and media companies. Besides linear channel play-out Levira also provides transcoding for non-linear platforms as well as live streaming services primarily in the Baltic and Nordic territories. Levira offers also networking solutions, data centre and cloud services as well as technical production and transmission of TV broadcasts. Levira is headquartered in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.