Deezer joins forces with Metrological to boost TV operator reach around the world
Rotterdam, Netherlands – January 26, 2022 – Metrological, a Comcast Company, today announced that Deezer, the global music streaming service, is now available in the Metrological App Library for Metrological’s global MVPD and TV operator customer base.
With a Deezer subscription, the Deezer music streaming app provides listeners with access to an audio catalogue of more than 73 million songs, podcasts and radio stations. Deezer offers users expertly curated playlists, channels and compilations from its editors, as well as a wide range of exclusive original content. Deezer is also the only audio streaming company to offer listeners their own musical Flow, which is an uninterrupted stream of music created by Deezer’s algorithm based on a person’s unique taste. Premium features can be unlocked by subscribing to a Premium plan.
The version of Deezer in the Metrological App Library was developed in the open, lightweight LightningTM app development language and Software Development Kit (SDK). The SDK is tailor-built for developing high quality UX and browser-based TV apps with great, native like, performance. Lightning optimizes the user experience for high-performant apps across next-gen, as well as memory constrained legacy devices.
“Deezer wants all of its users to enjoy simple, highly relevant and personalized content no matter what platform they prefer to use,” said Laurence Miall-d'Aout, Chief Commercial Officer at Deezer. “We continue to be one of the best audio streaming partners for consumer brands all around the world and are proud to offer an unrivalled audio library, unique features and a stand-out design that helps companies improve customer satisfaction and boost long term ARPU. Working with Metrological enables us to help millions of households around the world access Deezer through their TVs and is a key element in our strategy to grow our global reach with Tier 1 providers.”
“We are excited to add Deezer, a music and audio entertainment innovator, to our global content offering”, said Jeroen Ghijsen, CEO of Metrological. “The Lightning-based Deezer app was built to provide the optimal music experience on TV. Now, our global operator customer base can seamlessly access Deezer’s extensive catalogue of songs, playlists, podcasts and more from the comfort of their living room.”
By uploading a single Lightning app onto the Metrological App Library, content providers can reach millions of TV viewers, across devices and operator networks worldwide. With the Metrological Application Platform, service providers can choose content from the Metrological App Library, which includes more than 300 pre-integrated TV apps, to offer their subscribers. The Metrological Application Platform is deployed at multiple Tier 1 cable and telco companies globally.
Deezer offers music and podcast fans around the world access to a leading catalog of 73 million tracks, podcasts and radio stations. It is the only music streaming service with Flow, the unique mix of all your old favorites and new recommendations in one ever-changing stream. Based on an intuitive, proprietary algorithm and created by people who love music, it’s the only place to hear all your music back-to-back with fresh discoveries tailored to you. Deezer is available on your favorite device, including smartphone, tablet, PC, laptop, home sound system, connected car or smart TV.
Deezer was founded in 2007 and is a privately held company, headquartered in Paris with offices in São Paulo, Berlin, London, Miami, Dubai and around the world. Deezer is available as a free download for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows devices or on the web at deezer.com. For the latest news on Deezer go to www.deezer-blog.com/press.
Metrological, a Comcast company, enables operators to seamlessly integrate their TV and OTT content into a single viewer experience. The cloud-based Application Platform delivers a complete product suite for monetization, onboarding and managing the lifecycle of apps and premium OTT services on any device. Content providers are able to reach over 40 million households across operator networks by adding a single app to the Metrological App Library. Metrological works with cable and telecommunications companies such as Comcast, Liberty Global, Vodafone, NOS, Fetch and Multichoice. Founded in 2005, Metrological is based in The Netherlands with offices in the U.S. and Europe. For more information, please visit www.metrological.com.
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