Los Angeles: Motorvision, one of Europe’s leading producers of automotive content, has launched on-demand streaming app and linear OTT channel.
Motorvision has partnered with OTTera, a Los Angeles-based white label streaming video service, to create the professional Motorvision application and linear OTT channel. With 50+ million users worldwide and counting, OTTera provides content owners and creators with a customised application, linear channel support, advertising via their AdNet+ service, and proven relationships in the consumer electronics industry.
With several thousand hours of high-quality entertainment that has been widely popular in Europe, Germany-based Motorvision is moving full speed ahead into the global on-demand and linear marketplace with live motorsports, informative car reviews and in-depth documentaries.
“Just like the automotive industry, Motorvision has to adapt to an increasingly changing landscape. We’re very excited to take on this challenge and work with the team at OTTera to establish the MOTORVISION TV app as the new destination for lovers of all cars, bikes and exciting motorsports. Their one-stop solution does not just power our new B2C offering, but also helps us to make our syndication and distribution processes with established and new B2B partners even more efficient,” said Motorvision Group CEO Raimund Koehler.
“With wide success across Europe and among car lovers abroad, Motorvision is already a powerful force in the arena of auto programming. We are pleased they have chosen to utilize our comprehensive OTTera service to help them widen their distribution and capitalize on the success they’ve had in European markets,” said OTTera Inc co-CEO Stephen L. Hodge.
The Motorvision app features free short-form content covering everything from everyday cars to powerful sports cars to 4X4s and vintage favorites. Users are also able to subscribe to a premium offering giving them access to the biggest selection of motorsports that Motorvision has ever offered. Premium members can also access a wide array of car magazines, lifestyle shows and programs on the history of the automotive and motorsports industry. They are also able to select their content based on the favorite car types or brands.
In addition to on-demand shows, the application provides dedicated curated linear channels included on nearly a global basis. Motorvision offers its well-established 24/7 linear pay TVchannels across Europe and Asia as well.
Motorvision’s app will be available on iPhone, Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Android and Android TV, web browsers as well as a range of Smart TVs.
Motorvision Group is one of the leading producers of automotive content in Europe. It has an ever-growing archive of more than 25,000 hours of digital film material that covers every aspect of the automotive world. The media group combines TV production, TV channels, programme archiving as well as programme and channel distribution under one roof.
Four companies belong to the MOTORVISION Group: Industry Media GmbH Munich develops and produces video, TV and film content. MV International GmbH is responsible for international program and channel distribution. German Car TV Programm GmbH operates the MOTORVISION TV pay-TV channels, which are broadcast in more than 100 countries. MV Sendebetriebsgesellschaft UG (haftungsbeschränkt) operates the free-to-air entertainment and lifestyle TV channel eoTV in German-speaking countries.
OTTera is a professional white label service that allows companies to quickly launch highly customized, affordable OTT services. Based in Los Angeles, OTTera manages 24 channels with over 50+ million users worldwide. The OTTera White Label Service offers companies the latest OTT technologies with one of the widest distribution reaches on the market. For over 10 years OTTera has maintained strong partnerships with the world’s largest CE manufacturers including Samsung, Vizio, Sony and Hisense.
The OTTera White Label Service is a fully managed scalable OTT service with native distribution across all major platforms including iOS, tvOS, Android, Android TV, Roku, HTML5, Chromecast and Web. The service offers linear distribution to cable/satellite services and vMVPDs (Samsung, LG, Sling, Xumo, Pluto, etc.), as well as diverse monetization including subscription, advertising and transactions.