QYOU and Frequency partner to offer custom OTT programming globally

QYOU and Frequency partner to offer custom OTT programming globally

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  • Frequency to distribute QYOU video content to major global cable and satellite partners

  • Partnership continues to build distribution reach for QYOU custom channels and programming which already reaches a global audience of over 300m

TORONTO, DUBLIN and LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2018 /CNW/ - QYOU Media (TSXV: QYOU OTC: QYOUF), the world's leading curator of premium 'best-of-the-web' video for multiscreen distribution has announced a partnership with Frequency, the cloud-based internet video platform that manages video from hundreds of providers, and powers the world's leading pay TV platforms.

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The OTT (Over-The-Top) market is expected to be worth $177 billion by 2025, driven by growing demand for application-based services and accessibility through mobile devices. Frequency offers a flexible and data rich distribution platform for both traditional and next generation content providers, such as Cheddar and Jukin Media. To further strengthen its digital-first content and targeted millennial programming, Frequency has selected QYOU's expertly curated short-form video content to add to the service.

QYOU's content will be available globally via Frequency's pay TV opterators, including on set top boxes, through TV Everywhere experiences, and via IP apps. Frequency is already powering pay TV operators in the US and Europe with over 30 million subscribers. This extends QYOU's ability to reach millennial and gen-Z consumers on any device, at any time.

"Frequency has been pushing forward the distribution of premium digital first content for many years. The service's partnerships with established Pay TV operators around the world, combined with their ability to help speed our creation, launch and data collection around custom channels and programming, makes this partnership another valuable addition to our growing global distribution," stated Curt Marvis, CEO and Co-founder of QYOU Media.

Blair Harrison, Frequency CEO added: "We are dedicated to expanding distribution reach and monetization opportunities for top providers of premium digital content. Adding QYOU and its strong catalog of international and localized content to our growing platform reinforces our commitment that Frequency is an essential partner for pay TV and other video platform operators worldwide."

The companies anticipate integrated content launches in the fourth quarter of 2018.

About QYOU Media Inc.
QYOU Media Inc. is a fast-growing global media company that curates and packages premium 'best-of-the-web' video for multiscreen distribution. Founded and created by industry veterans from Lionsgate, MTV, and CinemaNow, QYOU's millennial-focused products including linear television networks, genre-based series, mobile apps, and video-on-demand formats reach millions of customers on six continents. Distribution partners include Sinclair Broadcast Group, Vodafone, 21st Century Fox, Liberty Global, Telenor, TATA Sky and iflix. More information on QYOU Media can be found at www.theqyou.com.

About Frequency
Frequency is a cloud-based internet video service that manages and distributes video for hundreds of the world's leading digital video providers, and powers leading pay TV and mobile platforms globally.

Pay TV, mobile and over-the-top operators use Frequency to provide a complete digital video platform for their subscribers. Frequency's service gives operators access to a large portfolio of content rights, and a fully featured video platform, including complete metadata and real time personalization. Frequency is now powering next-generation consumer video experiences for operators on set top boxes, mobile devices and the web.

SOURCE QYOU Media Inc.

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