Brightcove to Power Thai Network NationTV’s News Website


SINGAPORE: Thai network NationTV has appointed cloud-services provider Brightcove to power its online news portal.

The channel will use the Brightcove Video Cloud to deliver high-quality visual experiences to audiences across a multitude of platforms and devices via the network's newly designed website. Some of the digital tools now available to the network include high-speed video streaming and playback functions, along with multi-device use and cross-platform compatibilities. NationTV is an SD News Digital TV channel operated by the Nation Broadcasting Corporation Public Company.

“In the news industry, where breaking news can happen anytime, anywhere, it is especially crucial that the time to market is minimal, alongside the ability to get the news to audiences on any device,” said Chutintra Wananakul, the senior VP for new media development and business at Nation Broadcasting Corporation. “We are really excited that Brightcove is able to do all of that, with excellent service and customer support, and user-friendly and intuitive implementation tools to boot.”

“NationTV has tremendous reach and brand recognition throughout Thailand and we are incredibly proud to be the online video platform behind their new online news platform,” said Mark Blair, the VP of Asia Pacific at Brightcove. “In the news industry, time to publish is everything. With innovative capabilities like Brightcove’s Dynamic Ingest, NationTV is able to get their news content live in high quality in the shortest possible time and users will benefit from our high performance, industry-leading HTML5-first player. This will radically improve the news experience for users across Thailand.”