Last Updated: September, 2023
The Partnership Will Provide TVU Customers with Built-in,
Pre-configured SIM Card Management for Seamless Operation
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – December 14, 2021 – TVU Networks, the market, and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has announced that it has partnered with Freeeway AG, a Vienna, Austria-based M2M (machine to machine) connectivity service provider for the IoT industry. Through the partnership, TVU customers in Europe receive a high-performance TVU router integrated with premium M2M connectivity services from Freeeway that delivers up to 1Gbps of bandwidth for high-data applications.
The partnership will provide first-class, high-speed, data connectivity services to all of Europe, with plans to broaden to worldwide coverage. It enables TVU customers to manage SIM cards and other services from their mobile operator via Freeeway’s Enterprise Portal, with their choice of IoT SIM card tariff models and easy access anytime, anywhere to their cost and usage information. Freeeway provides multi-operator connectivity with all possible M2M SIM card formats, offering price plans and a single point of support that pairs perfectly with TVU’s customer model.
“TVU was seeking the ability to provide the European broadcast sector with a seamless user experience, and a quicker, more efficient way to source and manage SIM cards from various global operators,” said Kap Shin, TVU Networks Media Services. “Our partnership with Freeeway was an ideal solution and adds tremendous value to our customers. Their worldwide, professional M2M and IoT connectivity solutions perfectly complement TVU routers, with the necessary connectivity services built-in and pre-configured for seamless, worry-free operation.”
The companies are both growing the number of global networks they serve and are looking to broaden outreach to industries beyond media and entertainment, where stable, user-friendly streaming services are vital.
“Freeeway supports TVU with a variety of operators with multi-SIM IoT streaming devices,” said Harald Fuchs, CEO of Freeeway AG. “We are happy to prove that our connectivity management platform and the seamless connectivity improves operation efficiency and reduces costs for TVU customers’ streamed events.”
About TVU Networks®
TVU Networks is a global organization with more than 3,000 customers using its IP and cloud-based workflow solutions across multiple industries including news, entertainment media, sports, corporate, streaming, houses of worship and government. Through the use of AI and automation driven technology, TVU helps broadcasters realize an efficient metadata and story-centric workflow through its TVU MediaMind platform for live video content acquisition, indexing, production, distribution and management. The company has been on the forefront of developing the tools needed to revolutionize and streamline the Media Supply Chain. TVU is a critical part of the operations of many major media companies worldwide and is a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner.
About Freeeway AG
Freeeway provides IoT connectivity Everywhere for Everything and Everytime. Freeeway’s IoT global SIMs with 2G, 3G, 4G, LTE-M, NB-IoT cellular technology, along with its Connectivity Management Platform, help its customers manage their M2M SIM cards. The company also offers a White-label IoT solution to enable companies in all industries to succeed in the connected world.