AT&T Signs Long-Term Agreement With FYI For Exclusive TV Metadata & Image Content Services
FYI will provide TV metadata and image content services to all AT&T Uverse connected devices to all AT&T Uverse customers.
Grand Prairie, Texas (I-Newswire) September 18, 2013 - AT&T and FYI Television (FYI) have entered into a long-term agreement that will bring AT&T Uverse increased programming access quality and deeper program information and imagery, dramatically enhancing informed viewing options to millions of customers across multiple text, mobile, tablet, web, personal computer, and gaming console platforms.
"As the entertainment information industry moves more and more into the digital future, FYI is excited to provide the industry's most robust and accurate TV metadata and entertainment content. Our content and data services dramatically improve the user experience," said Chris Stark, Sr., President and CEO of FYI Television.
Since March of 2006, FYI has provided linear schedule and program description data for AT&T's onscreen EPG, listings, and various mobile applications.
That arrangement has now been extended in the long-term agreement to include richer and deeper program descriptions, extended cast and actor information, biographical/work history and individual program showcards with related cast and episodic images, and image hosting services.
Consumers can expect to experience more in-depth show information content, a broader and specific library of rich media images for entertainment, plus expanded celebrity and show facts & more.
"With 850+ categories/genres, an unyielding editorial standard, plus our vast image content and rich media database, FYI products and services are perfectly poised to satisfy the growing and divergent entertainment information demands of consumers in today's market, and the service standard of excellence our partner AT&T is known for," Stark continued.
The AT&T Uverse product is universally recognized for providing high quality content and television/internet services to millions of customers, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Their selection of FYI as their on-going entertainment metadata and content provider of choice was based upon FYI's proven ability to deliver superlative data content, tracking and analytic information, as well as meeting critical metrics in terms of delivery, quality assurance, and economies of scale.
The data and content enhancement from the FYI and AT&T partnership is scheduled to be available to millions of AT&T Uverse's subscribers during the month of September 2013 across all AT&T Uverse onscreen, mobile, tablet and other connected devices.
The latest AT&T/FYI agreement was recently executed, and was based on FYI's suitability for stewarding the entertainment data needs of AT&T-along with FYI's track record working with the telecommunications giant in the past.
About FYI Television:
FYI Television, Inc. (FYI), the TV metadata and entertainment image content expert, accumulates and distributes TV entertainment content and linear scheduling data from over 12,000+ TV networks daily, aggregating the information into customized formats for various television, mobile, internet and print clients. Through the vast array of applications our data is filtered into, hundreds of millions of consumers
engage with FYI's content daily.
FYI is at the top of its game, maintaining the highest standards of accuracy, flexibility, scalability and consistency for all clients, and furthermore, setting the overall pace in the fast-evolving world of entertainment programming.
Clients in both domestic and international markets including AT&T, Verizon, Microsoft, NBC Universal, Disney, SONY, Discovery, Gannett Newspapers, Scripps, Triveni Digital, Star Media, Ygnition, Titan TV, BIM, Frontier Communications, Cannella comScore, NBC Universal, Rentrak, Media General, Ole, National Geographic, Motorola Mobility turn to FYI for its top-notch tailored TV metadata, data management, image content, media measurement and analytics.
Learn how we can help you at www.fyitelevision.com.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates - AT&T operating companies - are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T |DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.
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About FYI Television, Inc.
FYI Television, Inc. (FYI) accumulates TV entertainment content and linear scheduling data from over More.. 12,000+ TV networks daily, aggregating the information in customized formats to various television, mobile, Internet and print clients. Located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, the company is accredited for quick turn-around of top data that maintains the highest standards of accuracy, flexibility, scalability and consistency. Clients such as AT&T, Verizon, Microsoft, comScore, NBC Universal, Rentrak and Motorola Mobility turn to FYI for its top-notch TV data and extensive rich media content database that allows for unique customization of listings.
FYI also is the primary television content listing supplier fueling E-Guide Services, Inc. (EGS) with nightly TV data for its products, E-GuideTV, E-GuideTV+ and others. FYI allows EGS to serve industries such as hotels, hospitals, universities, MDUs and other commercial establishments lacking affordable, customized TV listings accessibility with television information solutions.
FYI is an established industry leader, using custom, state-of-the-art hardware and software to provide television-related entertainment metadata to cable TV, satellite TV and mobile device distributors in domestic and international markets.
Learn more about our products and services at www.fyitelevision.comLess..
FYI Television, Inc.
1901 N. State Hwy 360
Second Floor, Grand Prairie, TX
Phone : 972-896-2082
Published On:September 18, 2013
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