BUFFALO, N.Y. and PHOENIX, Jan. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synacor, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC), leading provider of next-gen startpages, TV Everywhere solutions and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services across multiple devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies, has expanded its agreement with Cable ONE, a leading provider of cable, high-speed Internet and phone services, to offer HBO GO and MAX GO services to subscribers.
Synacor is providing cloud-based authentication and authorization through its Cloud Identity Management platform, Cloud ID. In addition to HBO GO and MAX GO, TV Everywhere content for Cable ONE subscribers will include FOX, Hulu, Turner Broadcasting and Big Ten Network.
"As Cable ONE continues to expand our TV Everywhere offering we're pleased to be working with Synacor to offer more content than ever before," said David Burzynski, Cable ONE Director of Digital Media. "With Synacor's solutions, Cable ONE subscribers can access the latest TV Everywhere shows, movies, sports and news right from one convenient location."In addition to authentication of TV Everywhere content, Synacor powers Cable ONE's consumer-facing startpage ( home.CableONE.net), giving subscribers access to content, services and news from a central, customizable hub. "Synacor is delighted to be working with Cable ONE on their startpage and to expand their TV Everywhere deployment, delivering fun and relevant content to consumers across time, space and device," said Michael Bishara, Synacor VP and General Manager of TV Everywhere. "By working with Synacor, Cable ONE can ensure it's delivering the services and content subscribers continue to demand, which is a key step in consumer adoption of TV Everywhere across the country." Sam Rosen of ABI Research recently highlighted Synacor's hybrid pay-TV and over-the-top TVE offering as a way for consumers to search for content from their pay-TV operator and key OTT providers from the same location. Synacor, having provided TV Everywhere services to several cable operators for March Madness, the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and the 2012 London Summer Olympics, has completed integrations with numerous pay-TV providers, as well as many pay-TV channels and more than 30 free. (Integrations include HBO GO, MAX GO, NBCUniversal, CNN, TBS, TNT, truTV, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Epix, Fox, Speed2, BigTen and a number of other TV channels.) For more information on Synacor's TV Everywhere offerings, please visit synacor.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. About Synacor Synacor's white-label platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment, cloud-based services and apps to their end-consumers across multiple devices, strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement. Synacor (Nasdaq:SYNC), is headquartered in Buffalo, NY. For more information, visit synacor.com. Integrate. Authenticate. Engage.
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