ZEASN AND EURONEWS FORM PARTNERSHIP, OFFERING EUROPE'S LEADING INTERNATIONAL NEWS CHANNEL THROUGH WHALELIVE
France, June 24, 2022 - ZEASN, the world’s leading provider of OTT and smart TV solutions, today announced a partnership with Euronews, the leading international news channel in Europe, to distribute the Euronews French, German, English-language channels, and AVOD contents to ZEASN’s WhaleLive, the free ad-supported live streaming service on tens of millions of ZEASN-enabled smart TVs. WhaleLive users now can enjoy the independent high-quality international and European news 24/7 as well as the greatest diversity of viewpoints.
Headquartered in Lyon, France. Euronews is an international news media, providing news with a European perspective to a worldwide audience through 12 cross-platform editions, of which 9 with distinct TV channels. With a team of 400 journalists of more than 30 different nationalities gathering news and perspectives globally. It also provides audiences with a diverse array of factual programming on business, technology, science, climate, travel, and culture.
Commenting on the collaboration, Winson Chen, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at ZEASN said: “It is wonderful to keep growing with outstanding partners like Euronews who add incredible value to WhaleLive and offer our audiences the latest breaking national and world news from a European viewpoint.” He further added, “We look forward to great outcomes for both parties and an excellent viewing experience for our users. We will continue to devote efforts to providing cutting-edge technology and best-in-class smart solutions for our Whale Eco partners around the world, and deliver more fun to a much larger audience.”
WhaleLive is designed as a free ad-supported content platform, offering a unique mix of TV channels depending on the viewer’s habits. For the content side, WhaleLive now offers a huge catalog of live channels, as well as video-on-demand content across a wide range of categories such as lifestyle, music, news, sports, movies, kids, entertainment, and more. Each month more channels and videos will be added to maximize the wonderful viewing experience.
Commenting on the collaboration, Maxime Carboni, Director of Distribution: “We are very excited about this cooperation with Zeasn. This partnership strengthens Euronews’ leading position in the CTV area, making our live streams and AVOD content both available on smart device manufacturers’ services such as Philips and, in general, on the dynamic ZEASN labeled ecosystem.”
Euronews is Europe's leading international news media. Its mission is to empower people to form their own opinion, through offering a diversity of viewpoints: Euronews is "All Views". Since its launch in 1993 in Lyon (France), Euronews has been delivering impartial news trusted by audiences across the world, available in over 400 million homes across 160 countries, including 68% of homes in the European Union + the UK. It reaches over 145 million people every month, be it on TV or digital platforms. 400 journalists of more than 30 different nationalities work across Euronews' 12 language editions, covering European and world news 24/7 in Arabic, English, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish. Since 2018, Euronews has launched five branded affiliate projects: Euronews Albania, Euronews Georgia, Euronews Serbia, Euronews Romania, and Euronews Bulgaria. Euronews also provides audiences with a diverse array of factual programming on business, technology, science, climate, travel, and culture.
Beijing ZEASN Information Technology Co., Ltd. was founded in January 2011. As the world's leading provider of smart home solutions and services, more than 50 million global households (with more than 150 million users) are currently using smart TVs, set-top boxes, smart speakers, and other smart home entertainment devices powered by Whale cloud services.
Whale OS is an operating system with independent intellectual property rights that supports various popular smart home devices. Based on Whale Eco, it provides users with a wide range of global top and local essential entertainment apps or content, and provides innovative Internet services such as efficient customized development and intelligent voice for Whale Eco partners.
Whale Eco is ZEASN's efforts to build a smart home entertainment ecosystem that serves global users since 2018. The ecosystem takes Whale OS as the core, relying on professional and powerful Whale cloud services and smart devices, and unites content service partners, technical service providers, advertising service providers, and smart device manufacturers to provide global users with wonderful home entertainment products. Whale Eco’s partners include Philips, Netflix, Novatek, TPV, TCL, Amazon, Google, etc. To find out more, please visit: https://www.zeasn.com/